Welcome to Kaizen Institute USA
Kaizen Institute Consulting Group enables leaders to achieve their performance dreams through continuous improvement of people, processes and systems. We diagnose problems, create awareness, draw roadmaps, lead implementation, develop experts and coach leaders to sustain business excellence.
We introduced the kaizen methodology to the world in 1985. Today we are a global consultancy active in all sectors. Our 400+ professionals work to advance the continuous improvement body of knowledge. We research, publish and license various publications including books, training materials and online learning.
Kaizen Institute consultants challenge clients to help develop leaders capable of sustaining true continuous improvement in all aspects of their enterprise.
Kaizen Institute in Canada and the US announces a new leadership structure.
Our ever-evolving business is preparing for our next challenges by reorganizing and refocusing Kaizen Institute North America’s leadership structure.
Effective immediately, KINA will be led by Neil Burck. Neil moves from being Director, Business Development to Chief Executive Officer of Kaizen Institute Canada and Kaizen Institute USA. Neil has a long history of success and we welcome his business expertise and strategic focus to lead us on to growth in the North American market. Neil has vast experience in international business and we’re confident that his vision and business acumen will place KINA in the best possible situation for its next phase of growth.
Dan Chartier will retain the title of President, and will be devoting his time in growing the North American Project Management business. This segment of our organization is growing quickly, and Dan’s attention to maximising this part of the business will be integral to our success.
Gary Rogers moves to President, Continuous Improvement Operations and will be spending 100% of his time to growing the CI business in both Canada and the US. In our new structure, Gary will be reporting to Neil Burck. All Canadian CI Consultants will continue to report to Gary.
Shawn Ledrew will move to Vice President, Business Operations and will be responsible for ensuring that the infrastructure necessary to sustain and grow our businesses is in place and capable of handling the support required to be successful in our dizzying array of client requirements and employee needs. Shawn will now report to Neil Burck.
Mike Micklewright will move to Senior Director, US CI Operations and will report to Gary Rogers, Mike’s support for Gary in this huge market will be key to our success in the USA. All US based CI Consultants will continue to report to Mike.
Chuck Cherry will continue his role as Director, Human Resources and will now report to Neil Burck.
We’re excited about the future! Our strong leadership team has just increased its focus and is well prepared to face the next challenges in KINA’s growth. Please join us in welcoming Neil to his new position and thanking Dan for his vision and hard work in getting us to this point. We’re confident that with your support, our next phase of growth will result in a more rewarding experience for our clients, our business and our employees.
Kaizen Institute USA
506 Second Avenue
Suite 1400- Smith Tower
Seattle, Washington 98104 USA
Toll Free: +1 888 464 3622
Fax: +1 425 368 5240
Europe / Middle East / Africa
Zug 6300 Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0) 41 725 42 80
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North / Latin America
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Kabuto-cho Dai-ichi Bldg, 3F
5-1 Nihonbashi Kabuto-cho
Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0026
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