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Manager Supply Chain

Dover, New Hampshire, United States
September 07, 2018

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Tom Huppuch, Esq.

Durham, NH ***** • • 603-***-**** •

Professional Summary

Senior International Legal Executive with a record of leading business initiatives to achieve profitable growth, enhance compliance, and simplify business practices. Led contract negotiations with government and commercial accounts in over 20 countries. Sole in-house counsel at four international tech firms that grew rapidly and were acquired. Managed due diligence in 12 + domestic and international acquisitions. Leader and manager of IP protection initiatives and contract disputes; recovered millions of dollars.

Education, Affiliations, Languages

J.D., Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA; B.S., Sociology-Psychology, Union College, Schenectady, NY

Admitted to practice and in good standing in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Second language: Spanish. USG Clearance: Secret.

Professional Experience

Independent Contractor 2/2018-6/30/2018

Contracts and legal consultant supporting reorganizations of international corporate structures for a leading telecommunications company and a major Boston based international bank.

Cobham, Exeter, NH ($100M+ aerospace/defense firm) 2012 – 2013; 2015 – Oct 2017

Contracts Manager

Streamlined review and terms for proposals and contracts, which reduced negotiation effort and time. Negotiated joint development agreement with foreign supplier for critical components to support customer’s DoD-sponsored program.

United Technologies Corporation, Westford, MA (international commercial ISR) 2013 – 2014

Contracts Manager

Drafted large ($XXM+) proposals and negotiated agreements with major domestic primes and international customers.

The Bode Technology Group, Inc., Lorton, VA (Forensic DNA firm) 2010 – 2012

Contracts Manager

Negotiated contracts for tests and products with governments/private firms. Negotiated positive end to patent infringement claim.

ARC International, Nashua, NH 2002 – 2010

SVP General Counsel and Company Secretary

Simplified terms and achieved 30% increase in revenue, $15M+ in license fees and royalties recovered, tenfold increase in patents, over $1M reduction in legal spending, no litigation or compliance problems, and four successful acquisitions.

Virata Corporation, Raleigh, NC 1999 – 2002

Vice President and General Counsel

Responsible for all legal matters. Successfully managed and delivered contracting services through three years of hyper growth, including IPO and Secondary, revenue growth from $10M to $150M, four acquisitions, minority equity investments in strategic partners, and $1.3B sale.

Fortress Technologies Inc., Tampa, FL 1996 – 1999

Vice President and General Counsel

Managed and delivered legal services for privately held encryption Security Company. Responsible for company compliance, corporate board matters, negotiation with major accounts, including USG agencies, export compliance, and ip protection.

Digital Equipment Corporation, Maynard, MA 1983 – 1996

Senior Legal Counsel Simplified contract terms for purchasing and sales, reduced time to revenue. Led Global Supply Chain initiative for Legal and helped reduce operating costs by 30%+. Led software protection team that recovered $50M+ in license fees.

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