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Keri J. MacDonald is an experienced consultant working in the areas of manufacturing improvement, organization and training, production planning, market characterization and competitive analysis. Her background includes a broad range of experience in the Technology Consulting and Operations Management practices at Arthur D. Little (ADL) and Holistic Manufacturing™ projects with HMC. Keri also served as the International Business Manager for Strategic Food Solutions, an ADL joint venture focused on providing a complete range of business and research services to the Nutraceuticals market. Keri's experience is primarily in the Consumer Products Industry.

Major clients include a leading US-based consumer products company, one of the five-largest food and fragrance manufacturers, a leading producer of artificial sweeteners, a major agricultural commodities company, a leading US-based life sciences company, a mid-sized construction management firm, a large pharmaceuticals manufacturer, an international cigarette manufacturer and a major European brewery.

Within the Holistic Manufacturing™ philosophy she has focused on developing Learning Organizations through the application of Peter Senge's Five Disciplines (The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of The Learning Organization, 1990). She has led Learning Organization and Team-building projects at the management and shop-floor levels in Malaysia, Venezuela and Chile.

Keri's experience in the tobacco industry includes project work and diagnostics in Brown & Williamson USA, BAT Malaysia, Bigott Venezuela, and Chile Tabacos.

Keri received her BS in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY and her MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain. She is native in English and fluent in Spanish and is currently based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Email: macdonaldk@h-m-c.com


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