Jim is an accomplished leader in the areas of business improvement, human resources and crisis management. During his career, Jim has demonstrated executive level global expertise in the development and implementation of tools and processes that enable employees and organizations to be a competitive advantage. He is often relied upon as an advisor to executive leadership teams on issues ranging from crisis management to business restructuring.
INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE: technology, not for profit, toiletries, insurance, international
SKILL GROUPS: general management, planning, human resources, organization development
KEYWORDS: strategy, business processes, human resources, crisis management, communication, leadership, management, mergers and acquisitions,
EMAIL COUNSELOR: yes
COUNSELING LOCATIONS: client location
BUSINESS EXPERIENCE: Jim held progressively responsible positions with Motorola in human resource management. In his last role with the company, Jim was Corporate Vice President and Director of Motorola’s Global Employee Solution Centers, where he led the consolidation and management of the Corporation’s HR transaction efforts, globally. As Corporate Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Motorola University, Jim was responsible for the consolidation of all training operations of the Corporation into one entity. Jim also held the position of Corporate VP of Human Resources for the Land Mobile Product Sector (private systems) and VP of Human Resource for the Asia Pacific Region where he was a member of the team to negotiate the first wholly owned company in China.
ENTREPRENEURIAL EXPERIENCE: Angel Investor
OTHER EXPERIENCE: Jim has or is serving on a variety of boards, including the Foundation for Independent Higher Education, where he was the Chairman of the Board. He was also a member of the Lake Forest Graduate School Business Advisory Council, The past president of the Barrington Harbor Association and the Lake Barrington Zoning Board of Appeals. Jim also served on the Mount Mary College Board, the Board of Advisors for the Dean of the Business School at Northern Illinois University and was Chairman of the Board for the Chicago Project with Industry.
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