Rick Cantabery

Rick Cantabery has more than 30 years of industry and consulting experience in manufacturing, financial services and distribution operations, including aerospace, automotive, agriculture, insurance, and consumer goods industries. He has expertise in strategy development and portfolio management, and has implemented lean six sigma and design for lean six sigma methodologies across a number of industries in the US, France, Germany, Great Britain, Canada, Mexico and China as both an operations executive and as a senior consultant.

Rick previously led the strategic product development and portfolio analysis efforts for a leading lifestyle high end consumer products manufacturer that maximized the return on investments by 40% while also creating a higher valued product in the eyes of the consumer. He also led the lean operational excellence process improvement initiative for the North America’s largest insurance company resulting in savings of $40 million annually.