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SteveRogerSteve 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.

 

JeremyPraudJeremy Praud

Partner – 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.

 

ShanShan 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.

 

erica-bassfordErica Bassford

Engagement Leader
Erica has broad operational experience gained over 25 years within international manufacturing organisations. Her outstanding people skills and depth of experience make Erica extremely effective at generating positive behavioural changes to individuals at all levels of an organisation through her training, coaching, and guidance.

 

jason-gledhillJason Gledhill

Engagement Leader

Jason has an exceptional track record for Lean / TPM delivery and Operations Management within FMCG and Manufacturing. His ability to coach and develop those around him and his passion for delivering results through teamwork, means he works successfully with engineering departments to drive rapid improvement and implement best practice.

 

adrian-oliver-lauras-internationalAdrian Oliver

Manufacturing Improvement Practitioner

With over 25 years operations experience in Drink Manufacturing, Adrian has a proven track record of consistently delivering exceptional results in demanding environments. His depth of knowledge and exceptional people and communication skills enable Adrian to quickly and effectively engage customers’ teams to make positive changes and embed sustainable improvements.

 

 

Nathanial_Marshall_Lauras_InternationalNathanial Marshall

Manufacturing Improvement Practitioner

With a track record of facilitating and executing Continuous Improvement projects in the Food Industry, Nathanial now trains, coaches, and mentors customers’ internal CI champions and Front Line Managers to ensure the sustainability of all improvement projects. He also works closely with shop floor teams to provide individuals with the skills to deliver rapid improvements to throughput and waste levels.

 

 

 

 

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