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Michael W. Mullins 21416 W. Windsor Drive * Kildeer, Illinois 60047 * mm947552@westpost.

net (H) 847-726-1977 * (O) 847-540-8990 * (M) 847-606-8990 Senior, manufacturing, supply chain and technology executive with proven success increasing profitability by streamlining operations and improving efficiencies both domestically and abroad. Strategic Vision: Proven success developing strategic initiatives that contribu te to top line growth and bottom-line profitability as well as effectively addre ssing short-term organizational needs that successfully impact longer term strat egic objectives. Strong background in developing and implementing supply chain s trategies both from OEM and EMS perspectives. Operations Expertise: International experience in leading multi-plant supply cha in operations as well as optimizing limited resources, reducing operating expens es and turning around failing operations. Drove many ISO 9001, Lean and Six-Sigm a initiatives. Extensive experience in new product introductions. Led high volu me and high mix supply chain organizations as well as outsourced supply chain op erations. Organizational Leadership: Highly creative in defining problems, identifying sol utions, leading and empowering individuals and teams to accomplish desired resul ts. Outstanding organizational drive focused on team building and development of talent. Experience with both large global corporations and small entrepreneuria l start-ups. Financial Management: Strong P&L management skills with an emphasis on cost cont ainment, margin management and capital investments. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE TZ, LTD., Chicago, IL 2008 - 2009 Vice President, Manufacturing Led end to end Supply Chain Operations for a new international high tech company focused on bringing innovative products to market using smart materials such as shape memory alloy. Recruited to take the company into high volume manufacturin g. Directed the Supply Chain Operations, Quality and Service functions. * Developed the Supply Chain strategy for the company. Designed and staffed the Supply Chain organization with best in class talent. * Selected strategic suppliers, negotiated contracts and drove the ongoing relat ionships with key component suppliers (enabling technology), EMS providers (C/Ms ), 3PLs and other significant supply chain partners. * Led the Planning & Scheduling, Procurement, Manufacturing Engineering, Test En gineering, Quality and Service functions. Owned several key customer relations hips. * Successfully launched the first generation of SMA based intelligent fastener a nd access control products. FIREFLY MOBILE, Lincolnshire, IL 2005 - 2008 Vice President, Manufacturing Led Supply Chain Operations, Quality and Service - Managed a network of contract manufacturers, distribution and service partners to ensure supply of high quali ty product, on time, at competitive cost. Developed the supply chain and brough t new mobile phones to market enabling the company to establish category leaders hip and achieve national and international distribution with tier one carriers a nd national retailers.

* Created end to end supply chain for a new cellular phone company. * Developed EMS, Fulfillment, Logistics & Service partners - selected suppliers and negotiated supply agreements. * Transitioned new products from design centers to EMS partners. Launched two g enerations of unique handset designs to high volume manufacturing. * Established distribution to three distinct channels (Carriers, Retail and Dire ct to Consumer). AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC., Santa Rosa, California 2003 - 2005 Vice President & General Manager, Order Fulfillment Executive leadership of end-to-end supply chain operations for a high mix test a nd measurement business including manufacturing operations in Asia, Europe and t he US as well as an extensive network of contract manufacturers. Also responsib le for component manufacturing business supplying Agilent test & measurement, ot her Agilent businesses and the merchant market with high frequency semiconductor s, microcircuits and precision machining. * Drove ten point improvement in gross margins in one year. * Consolidated plants and transitioned production to lower cost environments. * Drove 13 point improvement in on-time delivery. * Significantly improved in-process yields as well as delivered quality and reli ability. * Initiated complexity reduction program to drastically reduce part numbers and suppliers and move to a platform strategy. PINNACLE SOLUTIONS GROUP, LLC, Lake Zurich, Illinois 2002 - 2003 Operations Consulting Practice * Turnaround of medium-sized printing and marketing solutions company. Leading o perations while evaluating and upgrading staff, instituting metrics, scheduling, capacity planning, quality control systems and IT improvements. Drastically red uced cost of poor quality and reduced delinquent shipments. * Guided operations development of startup energy technology company. FLEXTRONICS, INC., Westchester, Illinois 2000 - 2002 Vice President, Strategic Accounts Recruited to manage all strategic and operational aspects of the Motorola accoun t. Negotiated contracts for manufacture of products and site acquisitions. Led t eam that transferred programs from OEM's plants. Coordinated global teams provid ing manufacturing services as well as plastics, PC boards, and enclosures. * Doubled revenue in a one-year period (during a down market). * This customer became a top 5 account. MOTOROLA, INC., Schaumburg, Illinois 1983 - 2000 Director, Outsourcing & Global Supply Chain Strategy, Libertyville, Illinois, (1 999-2000) Developed product and manufacturing strategies for $13B cellular business unit ( PCS). Redesigned supply chain strategies that included long range planning, prod uct sourcing, and outsourcing to recapture marketplace advantages in a volatile and extremely competitive market. * Developed plans to reduce manufacturing cost $375 million annually by consolid ating 12 plants into 6. * Designed strategies and built organization that introduced external manufactur ing for up to 40 million phones. * Reduced capital requirements $400 million and reduced conversion cost 20%. * Led corporate-wide outsourcing council to rationalize supply base and gain vol ume advantages. * Negotiated innovative equity investment in EMS to capture portion of market

value appreciation resulting from such a large contract which generated immediat e 5-year gain of $380 million and a potential gain of $680M+. Director of Manufacturing, Motorola Cellular Subscriber Sector, Libertyville, Il linois, (1997-1999) Responsible for all domestic cellular phone manufacturing operations ($7.4B). Le d 6,000 direct labor associates, and 275 engineers and functional managers. * Reduced total manufacturing cost $100 million by redeploying 12 transceiver li nes, reducing direct labor headcount by 2000+ and staff support by 30% while ram ping 8 new product platforms. * Achieved 41% year-to-year reduction in defects while converting to new digital products. * Guided design groups to attack product cost reduction on line-by-line basis. R educed cost and complexity by driving DFM and platform strategy, reducing part c ounts and attacking model proliferation. General Manager, Manufacturing Operations - European Cellular Subscriber Divisio n Easter Inch, Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland, (1995 - 1997) $1.1B P&L responsibilities for the production of 4M GSM and analog portable unit s. * Removed over $80 million in manufacturing conversion costs (47%) in one year t hrough lean initiatives. * Moved subassemblies in-house at significant savings, while reducing labor co st per unit 14%. * Improved inventory accuracy to above 98% through improved material control a nd reduced WIP. * Reduced inventory by $168M, achieving company high 17 inventory turns. * Reduced scrap cost 69%, cycle count write-off 46%, and rework cost 37% over one-year period. * European operations improved from a pre-tax operating loss to pre-tax profit w hile prices dropped 15%. Manufacturing Operations Manager - Cellular Subscriber Group, Grayslake, Illinoi s, (1993-1995) Managed factory with total manufacturing responsibility for cellular telephone a ccessories including handsets for mobile phones, hands free "car kits", voice re cognition cards, cellular data, and OEM products. Responsible for 800+ factory a ssociates and 57 engineering and support personnel. * Doubled output in a one-year period while reducing costs and improving quality . Manufacturing Operations Manager - Telepoint Systems Division, Ft. Lauderdale, F lorida, (1992-1993) Responsible for setting global manufacturing strategy for new business including planning manufacturing sites in Asia, Europe and U.S. Managed Technical Operati ons group which was responsible for prototyping, new process development, DFM pr ocess, cost reduction, and global capacity planning. * Coordinated activities between 4 development groups in diverse locations and f actory in Penang. Senior Operations Manager - Paging Division, Boynton Beach, Florida, (1991-1992) * Managed manufacturing operations for over 60% of Paging Group's global volume with 500+ associates. * Set consecutive monthly shipping records while reducing labor costs 42% over a one-year period. * Six Sigma Course Instructor. Manufacturing Engineering Manager (1989-1991)

Manufacturing Engineering Section Manager (1988-1989) Group Leader (1987-1988) Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL MBA, Finance, International Finance, Operations Management University of Florida, Gainesville, FL B.S., Industrial Engineering