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Ami Patel, Outrider’s New Simulation Modeling Engineer

Ami Patel, Outrider’s New Simulation Modeling Engineer

BOULDER, CO  —  The Magna team is extremely pleased to congratulate Ami Patel on her recent appointment as their newest Simulation Modeling Engineer for Outrider, a rapid-growth company specializing in self-driving yard truck automation in the logistics sector.

Prior to Outrider, Ami Patel brings over 3 years of progressive industrial engineering and logistics engineering experience with UPS. She holds a Dual Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical, Biological and Material Engineering & Chemistry at University of Oklahoma. At UPS, Ami was on the planning team for the implementation of one of the largest automated UPS facilities from inception to completion. The implementation consisted of putting an automated hub together which included staffing plans, equipment needs, yard optimization, network optimization, coming up with new designs for their small sort operation. Prior to executing a new hub operation, she is also heavily involved in putting flow processes in place in efforts to map out the most efficient time in transit for their packages, and she’s also further mapped out the most efficient routes for drivers to get from their origin to destination.

Ami is extremely confident in all aspects of industrial engineering and simulation modeling and can not wait to hit the ground running with her new team at Outrider. We are very exited to follow her journey.

About MES //

MES, Magna Executive Search division is quickly becoming North America’s leader in recruitment and is known for its ability to solve the most vital, strategic, and time-sensitive assignments no matter how challenging our clients’ requests may be. The MES team is dedicated to its commitment to apply resourcefulness, integrity, and professionalism to overcome the obstacles that commonly emerge in the quest to surface top talent. We pride ourselves on innovation, tenacity, and excellence at all times and are extremely passionate about pushing the boundaries to uncover exactly the candidates our customers most desire. We focus on ensuring exceptional client and candidate experiences and pride ourselves on being an ethical and accurate extension of our clients’ brand mission. Consider us your go-to partner for executive search.

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Jane Pearson, AXON’s New Proposal Manager in Scottsdale

Jane Pearson, AXON’s New Proposal Manager in Scottsdale

SCOTTSDALE, AZ  —  The Magna team is extremely pleased to congratulate Jane Pearson on her recent appointment as the Proposal Manager, for AXON, a world leader in public safety and security technologies.

Prior to joining AXON, Jane Pearson was employed as a Sr. Proposal Analyst at Intergraph Corporation, having been with the company’s Safety & Infrastructure division since 2012. She has over 8 years of proposal management experience analyzing and responding to high-value public safety RFPs. Jane was also awarded Employee of the Year in 2018 for Hexagon Safety and Infrastructure’s US Public Safety division and obtained her Foundation Level Certification from the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) in 2019. She obtained her Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Alabama in Huntsville in 2017.

We are extremely proud of this announcement and wish Jane every success in her new role. AXON is very lucky to have her!

About MES //

MES, Magna Executive Search division is quickly becoming North America’s leader in recruitment and is known for its ability to solve the most vital, strategic, and time-sensitive assignments no matter how challenging our clients’ requests may be. The MES team is dedicated to its commitment to apply resourcefulness, integrity, and professionalism to overcome the obstacles that commonly emerge in the quest to surface top talent. We pride ourselves on innovation, tenacity, and excellence at all times and are extremely passionate about pushing the boundaries to uncover exactly the candidates our customers most desire. We focus on ensuring exceptional client and candidate experiences and pride ourselves on being an ethical and accurate extension of our clients’ brand mission. Consider us your go-to partner for executive search.

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Paul Burke, JSR Micro’s New Production Manager in Portland

Paul Burke, JSR Micro’s New Production Manager in Portland

PORTLAND, OR  —  The Magna team is extremely pleased to congratulate Paul Burke on his recent appointment as the Production Manager for JSR Micro, a leading materials supplier for the semiconductor industry.

Paul Burke is a high performing and proven Operational and Production Leader within the Semiconductor, Chemicals and Biotechnology sectors who has deep experience with liquid and electronic chemicals an acids. He is well versed in chemical formulations and filtration systems/components along with having compliance and safety oversight, alongside fire protection, and hazard and equipment reviews. Paul has 25 years of ultra-high purity chemical manufacturing experience with electronic chemicals such as liquids, gases, solids, metals, pyrophorics, and unit operations like distillation, mixing, filtration, drying, batch control, containers, cleanrooms, and contamination control. He’s created and managed complex production schedules with dozens of SKUs in 24/7 environments.

Paul has a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Berkeley and an MS in Manufacturing Systems from Southern Methodist University. Paul is highly experienced in safety and environmental matters, and in management of change, energy control procedures, contractor management and permits.

We are extremely proud of this announcement and wish Paul every success in his new role. JSR is very lucky to have him!

About MES //

MES, Magna Executive Search division is quickly becoming North America’s leader in recruitment and is known for its ability to solve the most vital, strategic, and time-sensitive assignments no matter how challenging our clients’ requests may be. The MES team is dedicated to its commitment to apply resourcefulness, integrity, and professionalism to overcome the obstacles that commonly emerge in the quest to surface top talent. We pride ourselves on innovation, tenacity, and excellence at all times and are extremely passionate about pushing the boundaries to uncover exactly the candidates our customers most desire. We focus on ensuring exceptional client and candidate experiences and pride ourselves on being an ethical and accurate extension of our clients’ brand mission. Consider us your go-to partner for executive search.

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Henry Garcia, AlEn USA’s New Supply Chain Manager

Henry Garcia, AlEn USA’s New Supply Chain Manager

HOUSTON, TX  —  MES, Magna’s Executive Search division is thrilled to acknowledge Henry Garcia on his recent appointment as the Supply Chain Manager for AlEn USA.

Henry Garcia has worked for over 20 years in the Logistics, Warehousing, and Transportation industries, where he has held several leadership positions in significant companies managing medium size to large warehouse operations and being responsible for 100 – 500 direct reports. His last position was an Operations Manager/Site Leader at Amazon, where he worked for approximately 4 years. Henry holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Manhattan College in Organization Management with a minor in Economics. He is a proven leader with extensive experience in Warehousing, Inventory Control, Transportation, Budgeting, and Cost Initiatives. He is also well versed in Warehouse Safety, OSHA, and DOT regulations.

Henry is overjoyed to have found his home with AlEn USA and be given the opportunity to bring his Supply Chain experience to the leadership table and make a true impact at AlEn USA.

About MES //

MES, Magna Executive Search division is quickly becoming North America’s leader in recruitment and is known for its ability to solve the most vital, strategic, and time-sensitive assignments no matter how challenging our clients’ requests may be. The MES team is dedicated to its commitment to apply resourcefulness, integrity, and professionalism to overcome the obstacles that commonly emerge in the quest to surface top talent. We pride ourselves on innovation, tenacity, and excellence at all times and are extremely passionate about pushing the boundaries to uncover exactly the candidates our customers most desire. We focus on ensuring exceptional client and candidate experiences and pride ourselves on being an ethical and accurate extension of our clients’ brand mission. Consider us your go-to partner for executive search.

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Mike Leprieur, Great Little Box Company’s New Director of Operations

Mike Leprieur, Great Little Box Company’s New Director of Operations

RICHMOND, BC  —  Magna Search Group is thrilled to announce and congratulate Mike Leprieur on his recent appointment as the new Director of Operations at Great Little Box Company (GLBC).

Mike Leprieur has extensive experience in operations management with considerable exposure to Gemba Walks, Lean Principles, Value Stream Mapping and Kaizens. He has honed his skills in continuous improvement and lean manufacturing in a variety of industries including Food, Capital Projects, Nuclear Power and Pulp/Paper. Mike joins GLBC from Two Rivers Specialty Meats where he was the Director of Operations. Throughout his career, he has led many cross-functional projects that required working collaboratively with teams across all departments. While at Two Rivers, he led initiatives that reduced safety recordables by 60% through better understanding and calibration of risks. He also led Time Study Analyses on order picking that identified challenges in efficiency, and resulted in an action plan that increased order picking productivity by 18%. Mike’s educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree in History (BA) and Masters in Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Victoria. Additionally, Mike holds Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Wilfrid Laurier University and designations as a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and Project Management Professional (PMP).

Mike’s professional experience coupled with his educational background, leadership experience and operations prowess make him an excellent fit for GLBC’s strategic outlook. We could not be more excited for Mike as he begins his journey at GLBC.

About MES //

MES, Magna Executive Search division is quickly becoming North America’s leader in recruitment and is known for its ability to solve the most vital, strategic, and time-sensitive assignments no matter how challenging our clients’ requests may be. The MES team is dedicated to its commitment to apply resourcefulness, integrity, and professionalism to overcome the obstacles that commonly emerge in the quest to surface top talent. We pride ourselves on innovation, tenacity, and excellence at all times and are extremely passionate about pushing the boundaries to uncover exactly the candidates our customers most desire. We focus on ensuring exceptional client and candidate experiences and pride ourselves on being an ethical and accurate extension of our clients’ brand mission. Consider us your go-to partner for executive search.

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Stephen Butterfield, Magnusson Klemencic Associates’ New BIM Modeler II

Stephen Butterfield, Magnusson Klemencic Associates’ New BIM Modeler II

SEATTLE, WA  —  Our Magna team is extremely pleased to congratulate Stephen Butterfield on his recent appointment as the new BIM Modeler II, for Magnusson Klemencic Associates (MKA).

Stephen Butterfield is a well respected, and highly regarded Senior Drafter with 8 years of Revit use and 10 years of total experience as a Draftsman. Stephen has worked on wood-framed hotels, apartments & houses, concrete parking structures with post tension slabs, masonry and steel office buildings, concrete tilt-up warehouses, and ground-breaking and unique projects. He sits with a Degree in Computer Drafting and Design at ITT-Technical Institute. Some of his most prominent projects include: University Parkway Office Building, Overstock’s Corporate Building, Replay at The Canyons Hotel, Hyatt House Hotel, Lone Peak – Retail and Apartment Building, Wollam Construction Building, Davis Vision Center, and Springhill Suites Hotel.

Magna’s recruitment team conducted a national recruit for the BIM Modeler opening on behalf of MKA. We are extremely proud of this announcement and wish Stephen every success in adding MKA to the companies that he will be able to help influence and steer to new heights!

About MES //

MES, Magna Executive Search division is quickly becoming North America’s leader in recruitment and is known for its ability to solve the most vital, strategic, and time-sensitive assignments no matter how challenging our clients’ requests may be. The MES team is dedicated to its commitment to apply resourcefulness, integrity, and professionalism to overcome the obstacles that commonly emerge in the quest to surface top talent. We pride ourselves on innovation, tenacity, and excellence at all times and are extremely passionate about pushing the boundaries to uncover exactly the candidates our customers most desire. We focus on ensuring exceptional client and candidate experiences and pride ourselves on being an ethical and accurate extension of our clients’ brand mission. Consider us your go-to partner for executive search.

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Kim LaRocca, New York Public Radio’s New Senior Engineering Manager

Kim LaRocca, New York Public Radio’s New Senior Engineering Manager

NEW YORK, NY  —  MES, Magna’s Executive Search division is extremely pleased to congratulate Kim LaRocca on her appointment as the new Senior Engineering Manager for New York Public Radio (NYPR).

Kim LaRocca holds a Computer Science degree from Rutgers University, and is a 20+ year veteran full stack developer and technical leader who has built and managed high profile websites for clients such as Intel, Pfizer, NBC, Merck, IBM, Bausch + Lomb, Novartis, AstraZeneca, Celgene, Visa, Sharp, Leica, Roche, Toys”R”Us / Babies”R”Us, FAO Schwartz, Purdue, Wharton and more. Since 2013, she has been responsible for mentoring and nurturing over 20 front-end and backend developers with much success. Kim’s biggest coding strengths are in the following languages: HTML, CSS (SASS), JavaScript/Vue and PHP (Laravel).

We could not be more pleased to see Kim make an incredible impact in her role at NYPR!

About MES //

MES, Magna Executive Search division is quickly becoming North America’s leader in recruitment and is known for its ability to solve the most vital, strategic, and time-sensitive assignments no matter how challenging our clients’ requests may be. The MES team is dedicated to its commitment to apply resourcefulness, integrity, and professionalism to overcome the obstacles that commonly emerge in the quest to surface top talent. We pride ourselves on innovation, tenacity, and excellence at all times and are extremely passionate about pushing the boundaries to uncover exactly the candidates our customers most desire. We focus on ensuring exceptional client and candidate experiences and pride ourselves on being an ethical and accurate extension of our clients’ brand mission. Consider us your go-to partner for executive search.

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John Segler, DAG Architects’ New BIM Manager in Florida

John Segler, DAG Architects’ New BIM Manager in Florida

DESTIN, FL  —  MES, Magna’s Executive Search division is pleased and excited to congratulate John Segler on his appointment as the new BIM Manager for DAG Architects.

John Segler is a top-performing BIM Leader, who has 10+ years experience in leading successful BIM operations, combined with 25 years of hands-on construction industry experience, which possess a unique blend of Virtual Design. John has created, implemented, trained, and monitored BIM Standards and Procedures, including producing a companies Revit Standards Manual. He has designed and administered company training programs for over 60 staff members, while managing goals and performance reviews. Over his career John has worked on a wide range of project types including: Hospitals, Luxury & Resort Hotels, Multi-family High-rise, Municipal, High End Senior Living Campuses, Industrial / Manufacturing, K-12 and Higher Education. Some Notable Achievements include: Published Navisworks Articles in international magazines, and his Florida State Certified, Licensed General Contractor.

We are extremely proud of this announcement and wish John every success in adding DAG to the companies that he will be able to help influence and steer to new heights!

About MES //

MES, Magna Executive Search division is quickly becoming North America’s leader in recruitment and is known for its ability to solve the most vital, strategic, and time-sensitive assignments no matter how challenging our clients’ requests may be. The MES team is dedicated to its commitment to apply resourcefulness, integrity, and professionalism to overcome the obstacles that commonly emerge in the quest to surface top talent. We pride ourselves on innovation, tenacity, and excellence at all times and are extremely passionate about pushing the boundaries to uncover exactly the candidates our customers most desire. We focus on ensuring exceptional client and candidate experiences and pride ourselves on being an ethical and accurate extension of our clients’ brand mission. Consider us your go-to partner for executive search.

Need help with executive hiring? We’re here to help!

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Reuben Harris, AvtechTyee’s New Manufacturing Manager

Reuben Harris, AvtechTyee’s New Manufacturing Manager

EVERETT, WA  —  MES, Magna’s Executive Search division is pleased to report and congratulate Reuben Harris on his new position as the new Manufacturing Manager at AvtechTyee for the Tyee Business Unit.

Reuben Harris is an experienced mentor, coach, and leader with all of the necessary tools/skills in his arsenal to contribute tremendously to AvtechTyee operations. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Western Washington University and has extensive knowledge in Continuous Improvement principals. He has held a variety of leadership roles over the past 14 years, beginning as Molding Manager at Coopervision, Reuben also previously served as a Director of Operations at Spacelabs Healthcare. His career experiences have been in a Manufacturing setting in the Aerospace and Medical Device industries. As his true passion lies in Aerospace, Reuben couldn’t be more excited about getting into AvtechTyee’s Machine shop and back to his roots.

Reuben’s passion and background in the Aerospace industry in a Manufacturing environment truly make him a perfect match to streamline AvtechTyee’s Manufacturing Operations and add significant improvements to the facility. The Magna family couldn’t have been happier to have brought Reuben and AvtechTyee together!

About MES //

MES, Magna Executive Search division is quickly becoming North America’s leader in recruitment and is known for its ability to solve the most vital, strategic, and time-sensitive assignments no matter how challenging our clients’ requests may be. The MES team is dedicated to its commitment to apply resourcefulness, integrity, and professionalism to overcome the obstacles that commonly emerge in the quest to surface top talent. We pride ourselves on innovation, tenacity, and excellence at all times and are extremely passionate about pushing the boundaries to uncover exactly the candidates our customers most desire. We focus on ensuring exceptional client and candidate experiences and pride ourselves on being an ethical and accurate extension of our clients’ brand mission. Consider us your go-to partner for executive search.

Need help with executive hiring? We’re here to help!

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Gordon Campbell, H-E Parts International’s New Director of Product Management

Gordon Campbell, H-E Parts International’s New Director of Product Management

EDMONTON, AB  —  MES, Magna’s Executive Search division is extremely pleased to congratulate Gordon Campbell on his recent appointment as the Director of Product Management – North America, at H-E Parts International.

Gordon Campbell has 14 years of progressive leadership and category management experience from Sysco Food Services, building strong teams through engagement and enablement, maximizing revenue through sales, supplier agreements, and KPI results, and additionally driving operational efficiencies. His career has consisted of retail management experience in sales and operations with Zeller’s, and multi-site leadership with Macs Convenience and Petroleum, and most recently a regional leadership role for the Alberta market for a collective 16 years in a leadership capacity. Gordon has a Bachelor’s of Commerce with a major in Organizational Behaviour and a minor in Marketing. The majority of his career has been focused on delivering net costs through leveraging supplier agreements, volume incentives and rebate programs, while providing customer value, maximizing profits, penetration, and new business. Gordon has completed pricing models, inclusive of rebates, bill backs, and allowances, within all product categories non-foods and consumables for customers in Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, and the Northwest Territories.

With respect to refining category sourcing strategies, Gordon utilizes a refined sourcing process; which is focused on a balance of cost and leveraging volume purchases, service level standards, and overall value through optimal assortment. His approach to supplier agreements is reflective of their customers’ needs, leveraging cost with a preferred partner, and further with strong secondary partners/suppliers that meets the needs of their customers, their organization, and their profit models. Financial forecasting is critical within Gordon’s current role. his departmental budgeting and performance to plan are key drivers to organizational pre-tax earnings, and as such collaborative activities, actions, and sales and margin scenarios are reviewed ongoingly.

Within his past roles, Gordon has had varying sizes of teams, direct reports and indirect reports, within both associate and management capacities. As a member of the executive team, he is a leader to all associates and is responsible to create an environment where all associates can achieve operational excellence.

Our firm is extremely proud of this announcement and wish Gordon every success in adding H-E Parts International to the companies that he will be able to help influence and steer to new heights!

About MES //

MES, Magna Executive Search division is quickly becoming North America’s leader in recruitment and is known for its ability to solve the most vital, strategic, and time-sensitive assignments no matter how challenging our clients’ requests may be. The MES team is dedicated to its commitment to apply resourcefulness, integrity, and professionalism to overcome the obstacles that commonly emerge in the quest to surface top talent. We pride ourselves on innovation, tenacity, and excellence at all times and are extremely passionate about pushing the boundaries to uncover exactly the candidates our customers most desire. We focus on ensuring exceptional client and candidate experiences and pride ourselves on being an ethical and accurate extension of our clients’ brand mission. Consider us your go-to partner for executive search.

Need help with executive hiring? We’re here to help!

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