WARRENDALE, Pa. — SAE International’s general membership elected Andrew Brown Jr., PE, FESD, Ph.D., NAE, as its 2010 president.AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Dr. Brown is the executive director and chief technologist for Delphi Corp. In this capacity, Brown provides leadership on corporate innovation and technology issues to help achieve profitable competitive advantage. Also, he represents Delphi globally in outside forums on matters of innovation and technology, including government and regulatory agencies, customers, alliance partners, vendors, contracting agencies, academia, etc. A member of SAE International for nearly 17 years, Brown has served on several SAE boards and committees, including: SAE Board of Directors (2003-2006); SAE Foundation Board of Trustees (2007-2009); Technical Standards Board (1999-2003); Fellows Committee (2007-2008); and the SAE Automotive Research Institute Advisory Council (2003-2007). Brown earned a bachelor of science degree in Chemical Engineering from Wayne State University in 1971. He received a master of business administration degree in finance and marketing from Wayne State University in 1975 and a master of science degree in mechanical engineering focused on energy and environmental engineering from the University of Detroit-Mercy in 1978. He completed the Penn State Executive Management Course in 1979. A registered Professional Engineer, Brown earned a doctorate of engineering from Wayne State University in September 1992. Dr. Brown will begin his one-year term in January 2010.,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 With 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. 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. 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.
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