New VP for Canadian operations

05.07.2022 Davis-Standard (Pawcatuck, Connecticut) has appointed Mike Brown as VP of operations – GTA for the company’s Canadian businesses.

Mike Brown, new VP of operations for Davis-Standard in Canada.
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Mike Brown, new VP of operations for Davis-Standard in Canada.

In his new role, Brown will be responsible for executing the business operating plan, strategy and performance initiatives for Davis-Standard’s Toronto-based subsidiaries.

Over 25 years of experience

“Mike joins Davis-Standard with over 25 years of progressive experience in engineering, product management, and global operating roles with equipment and processing companies,” said Dan Guthrie, Davis-Standard’s COO. “We look forward to him leading our Brampton Engineering, Deacro, and Gamma companies to reach our strategic growth goals synchronised with the Surpass global operating principles and our Davis-Standard vision statement.”

Experience in transforming businesses

Brown comes to Davis-Standard from Gillette/Procter & Gamble, where he was operations manager for their injection and extrusion operations. Having also worked at Edwards Vacuum, Avox Systems, Milacron and Quality Metalcraft, he has extensive experience in transforming businesses in terms of profitability, safety, aftermarket services, lean manufacturing, and footprint utilisation.

Brown holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering and a Master of Science in manufacturing engineering from Worchester Polytechnic Institute, and a Master in Business Administration from Babson College.