Vice President Industrial Construction MRO Business Unit
Greater Chicago Area
Forging Industry Association Education and Research Foundation
2005 to 2007
President - Business Unit Leader - Maximatecc
2011 to 2015
Greater Chicago Area
Business Development Leader - Engineered Solutions Segment
2010 to July 2011
Sales and Marketing Manager
1998 to 2004
Global Account Manager
1995 to 1998
Field Sales - Territory Management
1989 to 1992
Vice President - Industrial Construction - MRO Business
Greater Chicago Area
Business Unit Manager - North America and Europe
2007 to 2009
2004 to 2007
Account Sales Manager
1992 to 1995
What company does John Buck work for?
John Buck works for Forging Industry Association Education and Research Foundation
What is John Buck's role at Forging Industry Association Education and Research Foundation?
John Buck is Advisory Board
What industry does John Buck work in?
John Buck works in the Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing industry.
Advisory Board @ Forging Industry Association Education and Research Foundation From 2005 to 2007 (2 years) President - Business Unit Leader - Maximatecc @ Actuant Corporation Global P&L leader with over 700 employees operating in Europe, South America, North America and Asia providing a wide range of technology solutions to global customers. Responsible for all business unit functions, setting vision, deploying strategy, and driving results through a distributed global leadership team. Served multiple end markets with primary focus on equipment manufacturers and distributors serving Construction / Mining, Agriculture/ Forestry, Commercial Vehicle, Marine, Industrial and Rail verticals. Developed go to market strategies for direct OEM sales, distribution based model and entry into emerging markets through partnerships. Engaged acquisition targets and managed funnel of opportunities to expand business unit. Primary leadership for two segment operations campus sites serving multiple business units.- Completed two acquisitions in first year to expand into new higher growth technology product lines and a high growth market (Brazil) completing a successful integration of both companies from private ownership into a public company in first 120 days; restructured global leadership team to integrate all three businesses into one global brand- Developed and implemented a global sales process tied to the strategic plan to target global OEM's in select markets winning multiple new contracts; 2X growth of the sales funnel.- Deployed growth initiative process to manage new product develop synchronized with the strategy ramping up three new product programs as priority investments to provide 40% organic growth- Completed manufacturing footprint improvement strategy reducing from 7 plants to 5 improving gross margins, reducing fixed overhead, and improving operations execution on Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost. Recognized as "Most Improved OPEX / LEAN" in corporation for two years.- Implemented new methods and processes to develop and motivate talent in the organization, recognized by corporation as "Best Talent Developer". From 2011 to 2015 (4 years) Greater Chicago AreaBusiness Development Leader - Engineered Solutions Segment @ Actuant Corporation Responsible for Segment Strategy Development, M&A, Organic Growth Initiatives, and Strategic Marketing serving a broad range of end markets including Agriculture, Auto, Truck, and Construction with highly engineered products. From 2010 to July 2011 (1 year) Sales and Marketing Manager @ Eaton Responsible for managing direct OEM marketing and sales team that represented full portfolio of Eaton and Dana Truck products to commercial vehicle and automotive OEM's globally. Products included Transmissions, Clutches, Brakes, Drive Axles, ABS, and Lubricants. From 1998 to 2004 (6 years) Global Account Manager @ Eaton Responsible for managing global account representing products of Eaton, Dana, and other suppliers. From 1995 to 1998 (3 years) Field Sales - Territory Management @ Eaton Represented full portfolio of Eaton Truck products to fleets, dealers, and district OEM offices. From 1989 to 1992 (3 years) Vice President - Industrial Construction - MRO Business @ Panduit Panduit and our partners work with you to overcome business challenges and implement real-world solutions that create a competitive business advantage. Panduit offers the broadest range of solutions, from data centers and intelligent buildings to manufacturing operations, to help you build a smarter, unified business foundation.The Industrial Construction and MRO Business focuses on products and solutions that help customers improve safety, productivity and reliability in the electrical infrastructure of physical plant and equipment globally. Greater Chicago AreaBusiness Unit Manager - North America and Europe @ Eaton Responsible for full P&L leadership of the Clutch Division business unit in North America and Europe providing highly engineered mechanical and electro mechanical products to commercial vehicle manufacturers worldwide. Strategy development and deployment to generate growth, optimize profitability, develop channels, and expand strategic partnerships. Global new product and program management executing business strategy. From 2007 to 2009 (2 years) Plant Manager @ Eaton Responsible for full P&L of forge business that supplied steel forgings, shafts and machined components for Truck, Automotive, Recreational Vehicle, Construction Markets, and Specialty Marktets globally. From 2004 to 2007 (3 years) Account Sales Manager @ Eaton Responsible for managing business relationship for all products representing multiple divisions with a major commercial vehicle OEM account in the US and Mexico. From 1992 to 1995 (3 years)
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