New Principal – Tom Strohl

New Principal – Tom Strohl

Business Management Consultant Tom Strohl is an experienced pharmaceutical manufacturing executive with highly successful Class A achievements in Integrated Business Planning and Operations Planning and Control

NEW LONDON, NH – February 11, 2013

Oliver Wight Americas, Inc., the global management consulting firm that pioneered Integrated Business Planning/Advanced Sales and Operations Planning and Integrated Supply Chain Planning, is pleased to announce that it has added a new integrated business planning consultant to its growing team of knowledgeable supply chain principals.

Tom Strohl, Integrated Business Planning and Operations Planning and Control expert, is a consultant and educator excelling in business turnaround situations. Using the Proven Path tools and concepts, he has influenced companies to formalize business process systems for Demand, Supply, and Inventory Planning to achieve Class A success. His skillset includes extensive communication with Federal and State regulatory agencies.

Tom led a successful Class A Accreditation effort for a $200 million dollar business unit resulting in savings in operation costs and working capital of over $28 million. He has achieved successful improvements in customer service, increased profits, reduction in conversion costs, and meeting business growth objectives in both turnaround and rapid change environments.

Tom is a process-oriented business executive with over 30 years of pharmaceutical manufacturing experience with an effective leadership style centered on commitment, acceptance of responsibility, and a mutual system of support geared towards providing challenging and rewarding opportunities for all employees. He has an extensive background in managing highly engineered systems requiring a deep understanding of critical business drivers, success in building relationships with senior management decision makers, seizing control of critical problem areas, and delivering on commitments. In a recent systems installation of Manufacturing, Inventory Control, and Equipment/Asset Management modules, with his guidance, this project was designed and implemented in just over nine months – on time and below budget.

“We are delighted to welcome Tom Strohl to Oliver Wight,” said Dennis Groves, Chairman of Oliver Wight Americas. “During his career in industry, Tom has served as executive champion of a very successful Class A Planning and Control initiative and followed that success by sponsoring and leading an Integrated Business Planning initiative. His personal, experience as a practitioner and executive sponsor will serve well our clients eager to improve their business results.” To learn more about Oliver Wight, please visit to discover how the business management consulting firm helps transform companies’ business processes.    

About Oliver Wight

Oliver Wight Americas’ principals have been both thought leaders and hands-on practitioners for over 40 years. As a global business management consulting and education firm, the company specializes in helping organizations work smarter, faster, and better than their competitors. Its principals are seasoned professionals who have real-world manufacturing experience. They are able to transfer this knowledge to the people at all levels of an organization, providing tools to help organizations internalize that knowledge and achieve a competitive advantage in the marketplace. The largest worldwide consultancy of its type, Oliver Wight has offices throughout Europe, North and South America, and the Asia/Pacific Region.