Don Klenk is a Senior Operations Executive with global leadership experience. His focus is on Change Management and Culture Development, Strategic Deployment & Continuous Improvement, S&OP/SIOP Development & Execution. This coupled with his Exceptional Leadership skills provides the foundation for identifying and executing profit generating initiatives & activities across Facilities and Product portfolios.
Mr. Klenk has repeatedly demonstrated Operational Excellence through the following value creating initiatives:
Reinventing organizational structures to improve productivity, drive accountability, and provide career opportunities
Employee engagement initiatives creating ownership, accountability, and enhancing the overall employee experience in a very competitive and constrained workforce environment
Focused initiatives to drive improved EBITDA from all functional groups through reduced working capital, innovation, supply chain, and new product development programs
Footprint rationalization for proper capacity planning to support growth, acquisition, consolidation, and harvest activities
M&A due diligence and integration leadership
Improved revenue and margin in highly competitive mature market through efficiency improvements
Developing and implementing global supply chain strategies & initiatives
Don has held various Leadership and Management responsibilities for the past 30 years at Briggs & Stratton Corporation. His primary responsibilities were leading the Operations/Supply Chain teams through various key world events and market forces driving flexibility and improvement initiatives.
Don and his wife Cindy live in Nashotah, WI where they raised their 3 daughters. He and his family enjoy many outdoor summer and winter activities and quality time spent with friends and family.