Jim Doran Returns to Emhart Teknologies as National Retail Sales Manager

first_imgWith more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  SHELTON, CT — Emhart Teknologies has announced the appointment of Jim Doran to national retail sales manager, responsible for Emhart’s Automotive Aftermarket and Catalog House business. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Doran, a 16-year Emhart veteran, returns to the company after developing and managing similar sales and promotional programs at Alcoa. Doran will team up with Russ Brown, aftermarket marketing manager, to develop and implement programs to increase sales and market share through aftermarket and catalog house channels. According to Cindy Canu, national sales manager at Emhart, “Pairing Jim Doran’s aftermarket and catalog house knowledge and expertise with Russ Brown’s retail branding skills and extensive manufacturing knowledge from his Duracell days will create a powerful, innovative capability for our customers.” She went on to add, “In the current environment this team’s capabilities will provide our customers with competitive advantage achieved through our unique product mix and new promotion, packaging and point-of-sale approaches.” The new management team will focus on multiple product development programs for these unique market segments promoting Emhart’s primary brands, Heli-Coil brand thread repair and insert products and POP brand rivets and rivet tools. In addition they will work closely with individual customers to develop targeted and proprietary promotional programs suitable for their specific marketing challenges. For more information about Emhart Fastening Teknologies, go to: www.emhart.com.,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain.last_img

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