SOURCE: Lean Horizons Consulting

August 20, 2007 15:58 ET

John Kim Named Senior Partner at Lean Horizons Consulting, LLC

GLASTONBURY, CT--(Marketwire - August 20, 2007) - John Kim, employed by Lean Horizons Consulting, LLC since 2006, has been appointed to senior partner by Mark DeLuzio, President and CEO. Mr. Kim has been a recognized leader in the development and deployment of enterprise-wide Lean transformations for the past fifteen years. He learned the Lean principles under the tutelage of Japanese sensei, first during his tenure as General Manager at The Hon Company, then in utilizing the Danaher Business System as Vice President of Operations at Jennings Technology -- a division of the Danaher Corporation. Mr. Kim has spent much of the last decade in executive consulting, specifically implementing Lean principles in such sectors as healthcare, defense (Air Force, Army, Navy), the Pentagon, Traditional Manufacturing, Administration, and Service/Distribution. Due to his wealth of experience, Mr. Kim has become an internationally recognized speaker on the Lean Enterprise and has been a frequent guest speaker at conferences in Denmark, France, Russia, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Canada, Australia and numerous locations throughout the United States.

Mr. Kim holds an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering and resides in Iowa with his family.

About Lean Horizons Consulting

Lean Horizons Consulting offers integrated competencies for achieving enterprise-wide Lean transformation to global firms in the manufacturing, consumer services, financial services and healthcare sectors. Lean Horizons aligns Lean with the deployment of the corporation's business strategy to deliver unique, enterprise-wide solutions that incorporate the organization's business model, core processes and functions. Lean Horizons' field force of internationally experienced industry professionals bear direct lineage to the Toyota Production System and lend a unique combination of explicit and tacit knowledge to Lean transformations. For more information regarding Lean Horizons Consulting, please visit or contact Lean Horizons Consulting - Americas, telephone 860 537 6786, and Lean Horizons Consulting - Europe, telephone +01 1623 414 344.

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