Changing Places


Ron Taibl was appointed executive vice president of Compsys Inc.

Taibl previously worked within Brunswick's strategic sourcing group/supplier development team, where he focused on eliminating waste and reducing variation across the supply chain. Prior to Brunswick, Taibl worked his way up from value stream manager to operations manager for Hexcel Composites.

He also previously worked for Allied Signal.

"As we are now seeing the market recovering we are extremely fortunate to have one of the industries top lean six sigma process improvement masters taking a leadership role in our organization," president Scott Lewit said in a statement. "Ron's strong background in manufacturing, quality and continuous improvement complements our capabilities and will allow us to deliver more value to our customers."

Taibl received a degree in chemical engineering from the University of Illinois, an MBA from Arizona State University and was certified by the Six Sigma Academy in Scottsdale, Ariz., as a process improvement master.

Melbourne, Fla.-based Compsys manufactures Prisma Composite Structural Preforms, which are used in the boat manufacturing industry for lightweight and cost-effective structural stringers, bulkheads and deck framing systems.


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