Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Advisory Board

Claude Brown

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

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About

Current Responsibilities

  • Chicago and China Manufacturing Operations  (325+ Employees)
  • Warehouse/Distribution Centers  in Des Plaines & Tuttlingen Germany (90 Employees)
  • Global Procurement
  • Supply Chain
  • Production Scheduling & Planning
  • Inventory Management

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

Degrees

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