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Donald Klenk

Strategic Partner

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.

Donald Klenk
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