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Quinlan School of Business

Advisory Board

Claude Brown

Title/s: Senior Vice President Global Operations, Hu-Friedy Manufacturing Co.



Hu-Friedy - Founded in 1908, Hu-Friedy is the world leader in dental instrument manufacturing. Our focus has consistently been to deliver the highest quality products and service in the dental industry. We are headquartered in Chicago, and have over 10,000 SKU’s that we manufacture and distribute into more than 75 countries.  In addition to Chicago, we have operations and offices in Rotterdam, Tuttlingen, Germany, Milan, Shanghai and Tokyo.


B.S. Degree in Business Administration

1974 – 1977 University of Wisconsin - Madison

1977 -1978 Illinois State University

September 1997 – May 1998

J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management of

Northwestern University

Kellogg Management Institute

Current Responsibilities

Overview of Career Growth

1979 – Customer Service/Production Scheduling & Planning

1982 - Production and Inventory Control Supervisor

1988 – Manager of I.T.

1995 – Team Leader – Customer Support

1998 – Team Leader - Distribution

1999 – G.M. Distribution

2000 – Appointed Member of the Sr. Executive Team

2000 – V.P. International Operations

2007 – SVP Global Operations


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