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FRANK A. KASALA, MBA Laguna Woods, CA 92637 US: 949.206.0230 JAPAN: + 81 90 6456 7577 or + 81 90 64 56 1596 fk5d2944@westpost.

net EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP INTERNATIONAL PAC RIM OPERATIONS Accomplished, self-directed, well-credentialed, and very successful entrepreneur ial senior International business leader/consultant with extensive experience in diverse industries, with specialized focus on the Pacific Rim countries, with i ts multiple cultures and business environments. Deep knowledge and commanding ex pertise in developing new territories and marketing channels, and launching new products. Collaborates strategically and tactically with local authorities to fo rge mutually-beneficial and productive partnerships to foster growing businesses , with disciplined oversight for generating sustained revenues, containing costs , and retaining superior customer satisfaction. Respected for unwavering commitm ent to excellence and uncompromising integrity. KEY QUALIFICATIONS Account Management/Retention Project Management International Procurement Mana gement Manufacturing & Production Territory Expansion Contract Negotiations Capital Equipment Sales Inventory Management Logistics Start-Up Operations Quality Control/Assurance Vendor Relations Warehousing/Distribution Cost Reduction Operations Managemen t Expense Control Business Plans Operational Streamlining P&L Management Staf f Management & Team Building Cross-Functional Collaboration Research & Analysis Strategic Planning & Organization Forecasting Market Research & Analysis Purchasing & Sourcing New Business Development Sales & Marketing Team Leaders hip Team Motivation Talent Acquisition Presentations Training & Development TQM JIT FOREIGN LANGUAGE: Japanese (Conversational) CAREER HIGHLIGHTS STRATEGY & ANALYSIS MANAGEMENT Designed and implemented significant enterprise strategies successfully produci ng customer-approved quality projects while exceeding timeline and budget expect ations. With extensive research and analysis, formulated a strategy to exceed all targe ted electronic and fabrication production rates. Conducted industrial research in the PAC Rim for the U.S. Department of Commerc e on behalf of American companies with operations in that part of the world. Generated crucial production cost reductions by leveraging off-shore procuremen t of components and subassemblies. OPERATIONS & TECHNICAL MANAGEMENT Opened multiple new territories on time and within budget in Japan, Taiwan, Kor ea, and the Philippines (P.I.). Designed and led the construction of the IMPAC University Training Center in P. I. providing significant value add to the organization. Trained more than 50 executive sales personnel in Japan, Taiwan, P.I., Europe, and the U.S. Established a new start-up headquarters in Hong Kong with a fully functioning s taff to support it. Led team in the construction of a 12-story technical laboratory for Hughes Aero space in Los Angeles. Directed the design and installation of automatic electronic production lines i

ncluding automated wave soldering systems. Provided comprehensive and daily management of Richco Plastics and Coopers Indu stries operations including: P&L, talent acquisition, performance management and territory development. SALES & MARKETING MANAGEMENT Justified project/program decisions and direction with executive presentations of complete data analysis to the Boards of Directors of numerous blue chip firms . Subject matter expert for more than 15 different industries worldwide, liaisin g extensively at C level across multiple projects and high profile initiatives. Achieved record profits for Richco by establishing extensive sales and distribu tion channels for their injection molded parts. Developed and published a trade directory containing all Asian technology and i ndustrial sources as an aid to foreign buyers. PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT HISTORY EASTERN CONSULTANTS PAC RIM Consultant 2004-Present

INTEGRATED CONTROL SYSTESMS, INC. & ASIA CONTROL SYSTEMS LTD. (IMPAC) 1990-2004 Vice-Chairman, Corporate Director of Pacific Rim Operations RICHCO PLASTICS COMPANY Managing Director-Pacific Rim HOLLIS ENGINEERING COOPERS INDUSTRIES Managing Director-Pacific Rim EASTERN CONSULTANTS President 1965-1992 1969-1971 1965-1972 1975-1982 1976-1985


COMMERCIAL INFORMATION SERVICES LTD., HONG KONG Owner Publisher FORD MOTOR COMPANY, PHILCO DIVISION Purchasing Director HUGHES AIRCRAFT, AEROSAPCE DIVISION Senior Program Administrator TWIN LOCK CORPORATION Managing Director 1957-1958 1949-1956 1962-1965 1958-1962

HUGHES AIRCRAFT, AIROSPACE DIVISION Project Manager Production Engineer

EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AFFILIATIONS MBA International Marketing, California Coast University, Santa Ana, CA B.S.I.E Industrial Engineering (Aerospace), California Coast University, Santa Ana, CA Additional Training: Master Productivity Specialist (MPS), Awarded Wall of Fame

IBM Executive Training Program, Tokyo Japanese Language courses in CA and Tokyo USAF, Aviation Cadet Training Secret Security Clearance (inactive) with USAF Member, Association of Productivity Specialists Member, PAC Rim clubs and associations (various)