PA Consulting Group announces that Geoff Tomlinson has joined its supply chain and manufacturing business. Geoff has led and delivered operations transformation projects for over 40 organisations working with CEO and board level clients. He has deep expertise in supply chain benchmarking and manufacturing improvement, and brings with him industry knowledge in the life sciences, consumer products and industrial sectors.
Geoff joins from Ernst & Young where he was a member of the leadership team for the firm’s supply chain and operations advisory. Most recently, he led their UK life sciences supply chain group.
Prior to this, Geoff spent seven years with Pittiglio, Rabin, Todd & McGrath, where he worked with clients in the life science and consumer goods industries on supply chain, marketing and customer service projects across Europe and the US. He also spent six years with AT Kearney where his advisory work covered areas such as strategy, restructuring, finance, supply chain, marketing and customer service.
Major projects Geoff has led include supply chain transformations in the pharmaceutical sector which have typically delivered improvements including cost reduction of 10-20%, service improvements of 15-20%, inventory reduction of 20-30% and agility improvements of 30-40%.
Tim Lawrence, Head of Manufacturing at PA Consulting Group, comments: “For our clients, making sure their operational performance is world class has never been more important, so we welcome Geoff as a high-calibre member to the team. His wealth of experience from board level to the shop floor will further strengthen PA’s capacity to provide the expert insight our clients need to improve strategic and operational delivery.”
Geoff Tomlinson comments: “PA has a strong reputation for delivering exceptional results for its clients, with work that makes a lasting impact on their businesses. I am excited to be joining the team and look forward to working with PA’s clients to help them achieve leadership in their sectors.”
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