Chris Good has twenty years of experience in supply chain management, engineering, manufacturing, finance and quality control. During this period, Mr. Good has served in various roles as either a Chief Executive Officer, Chief Restructuring Officer, Chief Procurement Officer or Plant Manager. He has created and supervised departments tasked with supply chain management, new product launch, manufacturing operations and quality control. He has worked extensively in the automotive, consumer products, healthcare and the food service industries.
Mr. Good’s recent engagements include leading a global team in developing and capturing cost reductions from extensive supply chain improvement initiatives for a global client in the manufacturing of and sale of RV/Caravan chassis and associated components. While on-site in Germany, he led local management to a clear understanding of their supplier spend and their purchasing footprint. The team was then guided in the development of a lead buyer procurement model and commodity strategies to ensure the lowest cost while minimizing risk of supply. The team planned and executed more than 250 supplier negotiations to drive down costs and realign the supply base. An extensive realignment of the ‘make/buy’ model was launched to ensure a consistent and financially accurate decision making process.
Additionally, Mr. Good led a food service client in the optimization of their product portfolio and customer footprint. After a major acquisition, he led the senior management team in the optimization of their distribution operations, alignment of their supplier network and a customer profitability based business model. He completed his qualifications as Chief Engineer for the United States Nuclear Navy and has attended advanced business classes at the IESE Business School, University of Navarra, in Barcelona, Spain. He is a member of the Turnaround Management Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute.
Mr. Good began his career in the Nuclear Power Industry. He served in the U.S. Navy and during that time he supervised several nuclear operations including the refueling of two nuclear reactors. Prior to joining Conway MacKenzie, Mr. Good held several senior management positions with Ford Motor Company and Visteon. In these roles, Mr. Good was critical in delivering value from low cost sourcing, e-procurement, supply base optimization, negotiated cost reduction strategies, and lean/value engineering. Mr. Good has significant experience operating a successful supply chain with financially distressed suppliers. Additionally, Mr. Good has been called upon for expert testimony for automotive purchasing related matters.