Chief Operating Officer
Glen has more than two decades of C-level experience in the manufacturing sector across a broad range of industries including automotive, waste and energy, defence and engineering. He has a consistent record of positioning organisations for success through sales growth, operational efficiency improvement and supply chain optimisation. Glen has held senior leadership roles at several large, complex manufacturing businesses including Philips, Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) and Nylex Limited (Nylex), where he was involved in major transformations and operational improvement in Australia, Asia and Europe. Upon joining Nylex, an ASX-listed manufacturer, Glen progressed to CEO and Managing Director of the group which consisted of more than forty manufacturing facilities and in excess of AUD$1 billion sales and 6,000 employees. During this period, he was also Vice President of St. Kilda Football Club and was instrumental in restoring profitability and eliminating debt in this period.
Glen then set up his own advisory business which he has operated until now providing services to a large number of manufacturing companies seeking to improve productivity and profitability. He has also worked on a number of Government Grant Programmes to assist manufacturing companies affected by original equipment manufacturer (OEM) automotive closures, coal power plant closures and also upgrading processes for companies wanting to enter the defence sector.
Glen has a Bachelor of Business (marketing), Graduate Diploma of Business and a Master of Business Administration (MBA).