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Executive Team

Steve Roger

Global Managing Director
As a founding member of the company, Steve brings a wealth of experience with companies such as Mars Corporation, Kraft Foods, Ford and Unisys which has encompassed manufacturing, reliability, planning, logistics, engineering, project management and consultancy. Steve is a practical hands on thinker – communicator – coach providing a clear vision for both customers and Lauras International’s teams globally.

 

 

Jeremy Praud

Head of UK & Europe
With a background in Paper & Pulp, Food, and Petcare Manufacturing and Distribution, Jeremy has over 15 years experience of implementing sustained improvement in a broad range of FMCG and manufacturing industries. Instrumental to the growth of Lauras International in UK and Europe, he has a long track record of delivering successful improvement; above expectations both in terms of bottom line results, and sustained change.

 

 

Shan Shanmugathasan

Head of Australia & New Zealand
Shan has over 20 years of broad manufacturing industry experience covering successful senior executive roles in engineering and manufacturing process management. His in-depth understanding of total supply chain and manufacturing cost drivers has enabled him to deliver successful, innovative productivity improvements at local, national and international levels.

 

 

Testimonials

Before Lauras came we were facing the looming recession as a premium supplier with huge pressures on our margins from the trade. By improving our efficiencies we have been able to maintain our bottom line over the current ‘crisis’. I would recommend Lauras International to any Food or Pharma business that wants to achieve rapid and sustainable productivity improvement.

Andrew Shaw, Supply Chain Director, Seven Seas

It’s brilliant! We used to produce 3 or 4 full bins of waste a day now we’re down to less than ½ a bin! The final bit of work we do should reduce it to virtually nothing!

Operator – Branded Bakery