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Operations Transformation

Operations Transformation

Independent management consultants specializing in operations transformation

Independent management consultants in the Umbrex community have deep experience driving operational transformations. Over 90% of our operations consultants are alums of McKinsey, Bain, or BCG. The majority also have operations experience in industry roles.

How we help clients with operations transformation

Develop the optimal risk-adjusted portfolio of capital investments

Coordinate large-scale, complex changes in how an organization delivers value

Automate, eliminate waste, stop low-value-added activities, and other actions

Take swift and bold action to return troubled companies to profitability


Operations transformation experience at top firms such as:

SVP, Property & Casualty Transformation

Head of Technology Transformation

Head of Transformation

Chief Transformation Officer

VP, Transformation Initiatives

Director, Cost Transformation

SVP, Operations and Reengineering

VP, Global Strategy & Operations

Sr. Director Operations Excellence

Director of Operations, Lean, and Strategy

Industry examples of operations transformation projects


For a $6.2B fragrance and flavor company, led the global redesign of 49 manufacturing plants. Transformed the worst performing plant to one of the best within two years.


Transformed operations for a pediatric and obstetric health system with an operating budget of $1.5B and a capacity of 302 beds.


For a $225M HVAC manufacturing company, reduced payment cycle by 20 days via operational process improvements.

Medical Devices

For a Swiss cardiology medical device company, designed and led cost transformation program yielding an immediate 10% cost savings.

Metals & Mining

Developed value creation program for a €600 million metal-shaping company. Pilot site in Denmark improved schedule adherence from 33% to 82% while cutting rework and overtime in half.

Pulp and Paper

For a plastic foam and molded paper manufacturer, improved plant safety and achieved a plant record of 500+ days without a recordable injury.

What clients say

Insights on operations transformation from our podcast:​


Speed in Lean Operations

Larry Oglesby


Robotic Process Automation

Kevin Stoneham


Companies in Distress

Daniel Weiner


Turnarounds and Restructuring

Kyle Sturgeon

Insights on operations transformation from our members:

March 7, 2021
Caroline R Taich Thought Leadership

How to Become a Champion of Change

Caroline Taich shares a  post on change and the skills you need...

March 6, 2021
Ian Tidswell Thought Leadership

An Informative Infographic on Pricing

Ian Tidswell shares pricing information on creating and capturing value in...

March 5, 2021
Susan Meier Thought Leadership

Key Steps to Developing the Personal Brand 

Susan Hamilton Meier was recently interviewed on The Whole Person Podcast...

Useful resources on operations transformation recommended by our members

  • National Association of Corporate Directors
  • Society for Corporate Governance
  • International Corporate Governance Network
  • Business Roundtable

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