Donald Roy joins JLG as senior VP - manufacturing

By Maria Hadlow20 January 2009

Donald Roy appointed senior vice president of manufacturing at JLG.

Donald Roy appointed senior vice president of manufacturing at JLG.

Donald F Roy has been appointed as senior vice president - manufacturing at JLG reporting directly to JLG president Craig Paylor. Mr Roy has considerable experience in global manufacturing best practices, six sigma, lean, supply chain, materials management and production planning.

Craig Paylor, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president of JLG Industries said, "Don will ensure that our operations continue to provide a strategic business advantage by generating world-class customer satisfaction with exceptional product quality, optimising facility utilisation, and driving both lean and continuous improvement initiatives throughout our operations."

Mr Roy was previously vice president of operations for the Trane Residential Air Conditioning Division, a $2 billion division of Ingersoll Rand. Prior to joining Trane, Mr Roy spent 27 years with General Electric, where he developed significant expertise in manufacturing, supply chain, facility optimisation and project management, and directed international assignments in Norway, Canada and startup operations in China.

Mr Roy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of New Hampshire. He has also completed formal training in the areas of executive management, materials management, lean six sigma, manufacturing engineering and shop operations.

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