Gary McCloskey, senior vice president of operations and supply chain, joined EaglePicher in May of 2016 as vice president of operations and supply chain. He brings 28 years of experience leading commercial and operational areas including engineering, manufacturing, procurement and supply chain.
Prior to joining EaglePicher, McCloskey was vice president, manufacturing, supply chain and procurement of Global Power Equipment Group, where he ran nine manufacturing plants, supply chain, procurement, environmental health and safety, and lean. McCloskey spent many years working within several divisions of General Electric, which he joined as a mechanical designer and left leading a $1 billion business. A Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, McCloskey was selected by General Electric to establish and drive their lean initiative for the industrial business. He conducted value stream mapping with follow-up Kaizen events for all General Electric Industrial products to eliminate waste and maximize value add activities, resulting in $50 million annualized growth.
McCloskey holds a Master of Business from St. Ambrose University and a Bachelor of Arts in Business from Western Illinois.