Bill Fish is a Senior Advisor with FTE Performance Consulting and has over 40 years of experience in the automotive, major appliance and heavy equipment industries. Mr. Fish has extensive training and experience in the deployment of lean principles in both direct and consulting roles. Areas of expertise include plant management, quality systems, warehousing and distribution material flow optimization, material and production control, packaging and kitting operations and aluminum foundry operations. Bill has extensive international experience having lived and worked for 5 years in Europe and consulting for 2+ years in Brazil.
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Prior to consulting, Bill held various executive positions in Plant Management, Quality Systems, Warehousing and Distribution and Material and Production Control in General Motors. During his 38 years with GM, Bill spent 5 years in international assignments in Germany. He was also one of 16 General Motors managers assigned to the GM-Toyota Joint Venture (NUMMI) in Fremont, California where he learned the basics of the Toyota Production System from direct day-today lean implementation based on the Toyota continuous improvement principles. Prior to this, Bill held various management positions in GM’s foundry division.
Bill has a Master’s Degree in Management from the Sloan School of Management at MIT and a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Administration from General Motors Institute (Now Kettering University).< GLOBAL ADVISORY NETWORK