first_imgTOLEDO, OH — Dana Corp. has added a chief information officer (CIO) to its top executive team. Former PepsiCo executive Bruce Carver has joined the company as vice president and CIO. In this new role, Carver will be responsible for the development, coordination and advancement of Dana’s global information systems and technologies. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Carver comes to Dana from leading global food and beverage company PepsiCo, which has annual revenues of approximately $27 billion. At PepsiCo, he served as vice president and division chief information officer for the PepsiCo Beverages and Foods Division, an operating business with $8.5 billion in revenue. In this role, Mr. Carver played a leadership role in the division’s information systems function — an effort that has included the alignment of division and global I.T. strategies, as well as the development and implementation of a successful I.T. integration strategy following PepsiCo’s merger with The Quaker Oats Co. in 2001. Prior to joining PepsiCo, Carver served in several leadership roles at Reynolds and Reynolds, a Dayton, Ohio, provider of automotive-oriented software systems and services. He progressed through positions in business systems acquisition, corporate systems, and information management and technology to become vice president and chief information officer for Reynolds and Reynolds in 2001. For more information about Dana, go to: _______________________________________ Click here to view the rest of today’s headlines.,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.  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.  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. 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.” Advertisementlast_img

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