Dave serves as Benchmark’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, leading the organization’s worldwide manufacturing operations in the United States, Mexico, Asia, and Europe. He is responsible for driving operational excellence and lean methodologies across the entire product lifecycle for Benchmark customers.
Dave has more than 30 years of global operations experience in the aerospace and defense, industrial, automotive, semiconductor, and electronics sectors. Prior to Benchmark, he was at Carrier Corporation, where he was the Vice President of Operations for its Refrigeration segment. Before that, Dave held executive roles at TPG, Celestica, Visteon, and Nissan. While at Celestica, Dave supported the communications, aerospace and defense, enterprise and cloud solutions, renewable energy, health tech, and semiconductor equipment market customers. He was also the executive sponsor of their Lean Six Sigma initiatives globally.
Dave holds a Master of Business Administration from Central Michigan University and a BA in Economics and Management from Albion College.