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Manufacturing Management

Flemington, NJ, 08822
March 27, 2018

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Flemington, New Jersey 08822


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PROFILE – Related Experience

Senior Director – Environmental, Health & Safety and Sustainability (EHS),

Corporate Office, Alcatel-Lucent (through 2015)

Highest functional EHS and Eco-Sustainability role in the company

Alcatel-Lucent Designs, Manufactures, Installs and Operates telecommunication network equipment with over 60,000 employees globally, including Bell Labs R&D

Began as Environmental Engineer, responsible for Corporate compliance with hazardous material transportation and TSCA/PCBs. Then responsible for developing and implementing (and met) global 5 year EHS goals to eliminate CFCs, reduce toxic air emissions, waste minimization, paper use reduction by leading global team of representatives from R&D and Manufacturing and Real Estate. AT&T at that time had over 100 manufacturing facilities globally including metal working, plastics, chemical intensive (semiconductor, fiber optic cable, etc.) operations.

Provided direct support to EHS teams at manufacturing sites globally - including participating in audits, manufacturing line specific compliance projects, industry benchmarking, manufacturing process reviews, reviewing process changes.

Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, responsible for developing and deploying Design for Environment (DfE) program into R&D’s New Product Introduction Process – reducing environmental impact of products generation over generation.

Sr. Manager EHS, supported global business developing & implementing leading edge ISO 14001 programs resulting in first global certification in the Microelectronics (semiconductor manufacturing) industry and first certification with Design for Environment specifically included in the Scope (Business Phone Systems).

Director EHS, managing EHS Corporate strategy, staff and budget ensuring global compliance, audits, and continual improvement through 3rd party certifications to ISO14001/OHSAS18001 and driving leading edge approaches to EHS.

Mini-MBA in Global Business, In-house AT&T/Penn State

M.S., Environmental Science, Rutgers University

B.S., Chemical Engineering, Rutgers University

Direct Subject Matter Expertise / Compliance Management Responsibility for all EHS areas:

Climate Change & Eco-Sustainability Design for Environment

Legal & Customer Compliance Remediation

EHS Management Systems & Auditing Pollution Prevention/Waste Minimization

Accident / Injury Reduction Supplier Assessment & Management

EHS Assessments for Mergers & Acquisitions EHS Training

Transportation & Waste Management Air Permits / Sara 313

Skills Developed

Leading and working in matrixed managed global organization

Budget responsibility Corporate EHS organization ($10 Mil) and Remediation Projects ($100mil)

Partnering / Collaboration / Teaming with Manufacturing, Installation, R&D, Procurement, Leaders to design and implement global EHS programs resulting in enhancing EHS performance and reducing compliance costs, supporting company financials (see specifics below)

Influencing others at all levels, up to and including CEO, to develop and implement EHS Strategy, Compliance Assurance, and EHS Management System program, and corporate goals


Establish Annual Global EHS Strategy and Continual Improvement Programs with following results:

oNo significant EHS Fines or Violations 2007 – 2015

o40% CO2 Emissions reduction from Operations over 2008 baseline (over $20mil savings) through 2015

o49% Reduction in Injury Related Lost Workday Case Rate from 2007 through 2015

oThird Party certified Global EHS Management System (certified to ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, OSHA VPP). Reduced Certification costs by 50% through multi-site approach - Global EHS Management System Representative

oZero Tolerance Safety Program – reduced subcontractor fatalities to 0 in 2015

o100% closure rate for action items identified during Global EHS Compliance Audits

Developed Approach and obtained buy-in from Sr. Leadership (including CEO) to Implement “Zero Tolerance” Approach for non-compliance with Safety Rules by employees and subcontractors conducting field activities to drive to Zero Fatalities:

oPartnered with Procurement to establish EHS criteria for Supplier Selection and integrated in their end-to-end supplier management program

oEstablished EHS Terms and Conditions for subcontractor contracts globally

oLaunched EHS High Risk Subcontractor Approval/Audit program that reviewed 1000 subcontractors globally in less than 1 year that obtained zero fatalities in 2015

oImplemented an EHS Mentoring program for subcontractors in emerging markets to assist them in enhancing their programs to meet our standards ensuring that we had subcontractors needed to do business in each country

Lead the EHS Strategy and Program implementation including Corporate Goals (i.e. CO2 reduction, water use reduction) that supported Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) being rated Number 1 in Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the Technology Supersector and Global Communications Technology Sector (last 4 years) – 2015 Gold Class, Sector Leader and Sector Mover. Established Eco-Sustainability function in company that resulted in Environmental Dimension scoring highest in DJSI for company and highest score among sector companies. Results were included in Annual Financial and Sustainability Reports

Established the Global Corporate EHS Function and EHS strategy for Alcatel & Lucent merger (2007) to drive continual improvement throughout all operations in the new company. Lead development of an EHS Policy, conducted a Global EHS Risk Assessment to establish a baseline, developed and implemented Global EHS Structure, headcount, and Compliance Programs. Selected the Management Systems approach to integrate EHS with Quality and drive a consistent approach to EHS compliance globally across plants and operations that had previously worked independently. This leveraged global resources, reduced compliance costs and shared best practices.


Mass Mutual / Prudential NJ

Financial Professional October 2015-Present

Sales position for insurance and financial services. Required obtaining state and federal licenses for insurance and variable products.

Determine financial needs of customers, develop strategy, recommend solutions in their best interest

Partner with customers to implement solutions: insurance, financial services and investment products

Solicit new customers through approved techniques and methods

Service the insurance and investment needs of existing customers

Alcatel-Lucent / Murray Hill, NJ 2007-2015

Senior Director – EHS Corporate Office

Responsible for EHS Policy and global programs to cost effectively implement it

Lead a global team providing support for products, services and operations

Focus on Cost Effective Problem Solving

Participate in Compliance Audits globally

Interface with Senior Leadership to develop EHS strategy and objectives

Member of Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy Team

Member of SA8000 Steering Committee

Oversee Annual EHS Risk Assessment and identify future critical areas impacting company

External Board Member, Fairleigh Dickinson University – Institute for Sustainable Enterprise

Lucent Technologies / Murray Hill, NJ 1996-2006

Director / Sr. Manager - EHS Corporate Center

Directed global EHS teams supporting Product Development, Manufacturing, Installation, R&D, Sales, and Operations, in cost effectively deploying the EHS Policy and Company Requirements

Development and tracking of budgets ($10mil) and Performance Management for 60 people

Supervisor for Murray Hill Site EHS Team, implementing all EHS programs for Lucent’s Major R&D Facility, including new process EHS reviews

Interfaced with Governmental Regulators and Inspectors

Supervised/supported Product Eco-design Team covering energy efficiency, WEEE, RoHS, EU Reach, hazardous material content, recyclability

Development of tools/metrics, implementation, tracking progress for Design for Environment (DFE); Lifecycle Analysis/Sustainability metrics and pilot studies on leading products

Lead Remediation Team managing $100 million project reserves

Obtained 3rd Party Certification for world’s first ISO 14001 Environmental Management System with “Design for Environment” in Scope.

AT&T / Basking Ridge, NJ. 1988-1996

Distinguished Member of Technical Staff / Environmental Engineer - EHS Corporate Center

Supporting Western Electric Manufacturing sites globally

Established Global EHS Goals and infrastructure / reporting to meet them

oEliminating use of CFCs

oReducing Toxic air emissions over 95% - eliminated reporting

oReduced Waste generation by 25%

Provided direct support to EHS teams at manufacturing sites, site visits globally - including participating in audits, manufacturing line specific compliance projects, industry benchmarking, manufacturing process reviews, reviewing process changes.

Environmental Consulting Firms 1983-1988

Raritan Enviro Sciences / East Brunswick, NJ.

Environics, Inc. / Cranford, NJ.

NUS Corporation / Edison, NJ. - Field Investigation Subcontract to USEPA.

Additional EDUCATION

Leadership for Sustainability – Completed course/ business modeling through Fairleigh Dickenson - Institute for Sustainable Enterprise,

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt – Completed ALU Training and written examination,

Lucent – Manufacturing Leadership Program,

Safety, Managerial, Quality & Leadership - Numerous internal courses

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training – October 2017

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