BATESVILLE, Ind., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Hill-Rom
HRC) today announced the appointment of Scott Jeffers as Senior
Vice President, Global Supply Chain. Currently serving as
General Manager for Global Lean Enterprise at GE Healthcare,
Jeffers will officially join Hill-Rom on September 13, 2010.
In addition to his responsibilities as a key member of
Hill-Rom’s executive team, Jeffers will be responsible for all
aspects of Hill-Rom’s global manufacturing and supply chain
operations. Jeffers replaces Mark Baron, who is leaving
Hill-Rom for another position.
During his 11-year career at GE, Jeffers held positions of
increasing responsibility in GE Healthcare, a $16 billion division
of GE. Jeffers’ positions included General Manager of Global
Operations for their Life Support Solutions business and General
Manager of Global Sourcing and Lean Initiatives for GE Healthcare’s
Clinical Systems division. He also had management
responsibility for Customer Operations and various manufacturing
facilities. Before joining GE, Jeffers was an officer in the
United States Air Force, serving in research and systems
acquisition roles, and as a project manager for advanced energy
systems with NASA and the Department of Energy.
“I am delighted to have someone of Scott Jeffers’ ability,
experience and maturity joining Hill-Rom’s executive team,” said
John Greisch, Hill-Rom’s President and CEO. “Under Scott’s
leadership, Hill-Rom will continue to deliver the quality products
on which we have built our brand and market positions around the
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