More than 30 years of leadership, problem-solving and organizational experience as Improvement Specialists. We believe that success in business requires adaptability, attention to detail and continuous growth. The consulting company name Verto Laurus from the Latin words Vertere and Laurus, meaning ‘turn around or change’ and ‘victory or succeed.’
Backgrounds as quality leader on the shop floor at KS Centoco, through to a managerial roles in logistics, purchasing and materials. Leadership of operations divisions in companies across various industries. Responsibilities included: strategically guiding all activities within departments, mentoring management teams, engineering strong and profitable capital plans to turn around struggling divisions, streamlining processes and helping to resolve labour negotiations.
Our organizational expertise and experience have proven transferable across a variety of businesses. Lear Corporation Canada Ltd. recognized efforts and accomplishments with the President’s and Chairman’s Award for best facility in the corporation. At Accuride Canada Inc., the operating cost of their Business Unit was reduced by 10 percent over two years. At Con Cast Pipe successfully led divisions with 10 years of loss to profitability in just six months. Operating assets destined for mothballing were converted into world leaders in daily output.
On top of proven organizational success,we are passionate about helping individuals develop into problem-solving leaders. As consultants and a Trusted Advisors, we share innovative and entrepreneurial spirit with developing leaders while offering them fresh perspective and insight.
Lifelong learning supports innovation and results. Earning Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree and Executive MBA. Holding a Certified Professional Purchaser (CPP) designation from the Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC) and successfully completing academic requirements of the Society of Management Accountants program . In addition, continued education in leadership, lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, ergonomics, continuous improvement, strategic management, and MRP systems.
We also support the community. Verto Laurus is a member in good standing of the Thames Centre Business Association and participate as Vice President on the Executive Committee. Participation with London Chamber of Commerce on the Municipal Affairs Committee.
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