October 10, 2018 – Complete Manufacturing and Distribution (CMD), www.completeMAD.com, announces the promotion of Andrew Parrish to General Manager. This new role is the result of a need for an expanded scope to support growth of the company. Leaders accountable for quality performance, project management, on time delivery, world-class sourcing, and engineering innovation will report to Andrew.
Since joining CMD in April of 2017, Andrew has been responsible for business development and service delivery. Under Andrew’s leadership, CMD’s client portfolio grew significantly and solution delivery was streamlined for all clients. Professional efficiency was improved with the adoption of strategic technologies, and quality performance was taken to new heights as principles of Lean Manufacturing were executed enterprise-wide and with strategic suppliers.
According to Paul Stepanek, President of CMD, “Andrew has done a great job strengthening program delivery for clients and expanding our service portfolio. He is committed to finding new and creative ways to energize our team and apply world-class best practices to accelerate value for clients. He is a strong leader and I’m confident he will guide our team to even greater success.”
Having lived in, learned, and worked in Asia for 15+ years, Andrew Parrish is among the world’s experts on Asian business strategy. Prior to joining CMD, Andrew was Chief Production Officer at Fusheng Industrial, Asia Pacific Operations Director at IMI Precision Engineering (Norgren), Director of Operations at ESAB, Managing Director at Modine Corporation, and Industrial Development Coordinator at Snap-On Tools.
Andrew is passionate about helping leaders around the world craft a vision, reduce time to market, execute with agility, and drive business performance. Adept at working in culturally challenging environments in Asia, Andrew is fluent in spoken and written Mandarin and has a strong comprehension of many Chinese dialects.
Andrew is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin/Madison, with a BA Degree in International Relations, Chinese Language and Literature; and Political Science. Andrew also completed National Taiwan University’s Intensive Chinese Language Program.
About Complete Manufacturing and Distribution
Complete Manufacturing and Distribution (CMD) is trusted by clients to accelerate results. CMD experts help clients strategize, source, manufacture, perform quality control, coordinate logistics, sell in Asia, and more. CMD serves clients worldwide from offices in Hong Kong, China, The United Kingdom, and USA. For more information, visit www.completeMAD.com.