Michael Brown joined the Company in October 2018 to head up the newly realigned supply chain organization and was subsequently promoted to the Chief Operating Officer in January 2019.
Mike has over 20 years of operations and general management experience. Most recently, he was Director of Operations, Engineering, and Product Management at Milacron, Inc. In this capacity, Mike was responsible for global operations, supply chain, project management, new product development, and engineering for custom blow molding system. Prior to Milacron, Mike was VP of Operations at Zodiac Aerospace Oxygen Systems, Incorporated where he was responsible for operations, supply chain, and distribution of oxygen systems for the aerospace industry.
Before Zodiac Aerospace Oxygen Systems, Mike was the General Manager, Global Systems Operations at Edwards Vacuum, Incorporated where he was responsible for manufacturing systemization operations in the US, UK, Brazil, and Shanghai. Mike also spent 12 years at the Gillette Company, where he held roles of progressively increasing leadership that included Operations Manager, Plastic Injection Molding and Extrusion and Program Manager, Cost Reductions, as well as roles in engineering.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering and a Master of Science degree in manufacturing engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from Babson College, where he graduated magna cum laude.