Shingo Executive Advisory Board

Shingo Executive Advisory Board

The Shingo Executive Advisory Board consists of outstanding leaders from a wide variety of organizations and industries who have established themselves in their careers as principle-centered leaders building cultures of excellence. Members are chosen based on their expertise, commitment to, and willingness to endorse, and promote the principles and mission of the Shingo Institute. In their role as board members, they provide valuable insights, feedback and guidance regarding the work and direction of the Shingo Institute.

Nigel Blenkinsop
Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover

Doug Carlberg
President & CEO

M2 Global Technology, Ltd.

Andy Eichfeld
Chief Human Resources & Administrative Officer

Discover Financial

Christian Houborg
Senior Director Manufacturing

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies

Frank Koentgen
Chairman & CEO

Ozgene Pty Ltd

Martina Kuhlmeyer
Vice President and Manager, Process Excellence Team

Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

Sheila Montney
AVP, Centralized Ops & Tech Officer

State Farm Bank

Dermot O'Neill
Project Manager

Irish Centre for Excellence in Robotics Technologies

Gary Peterson
EVP, Supply Chain & Production

O.C. Tanner Company

Fernando Ramirez
Director of Operational Excellence & Quality


Kevin Rice
Executive Director of Corporate Partnerships & Community Relations

Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, Utah State University

Richard Schonberger
Independent Researcher and Author

Schonberger & Associates, Inc.

Ritsuo Shingo

Institute of Management Improvement

Kenneth Snyder
Executive Director

Shingo Institute

Billy Taylor
Global Director of Diversity & Inclusion

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

John Toussaint
Chief Executive Officer


Don Tracy
Vice President, North American Production Innovation Ctr.

DENSO International America, Inc.

Fulian Ye
Founder & Chairman

Haumann Precision Technology