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									Chris Fong604 Harmony LanePleasantville, CA 94588(925) 555-1234

Executive Profile

• High achiever with strong leadership abilities. Communicate positively with
people at all levels of organization.
• Analytical and perceptive. View problems from various perspectives and evaluate
viability of alternative solutions.
• Entrepreneurial spirit complimented by ability to be innovative and creative.
• Strategic thinker and perceive possible future needs. In response to changing
technological needs, develop successful and innovative growth strategies to expand
product offerings and diversify distribution channels to keep company profitable.
• In addition to strong manufacturing environment, attuned to marketing aspects of
business and sensitive to needs of customers. Committed to providing quality
products and the best in customer service.


Borni Corporation, Smith City, CA                                      1999 - Present
Senior Vice President - Director of Operations
Manufacturer of coated papers and films for wide format reproductions.

Directed all manufacturing and scheduling of 19 coating lines and converting operations in 3
U.S. facilities that supply 200+ products in 30,000 configurations to customers and national
and international distribution centers and subsidiary company.
• Presided over R&D Department with goal of accelerating expansion of product line of color
ink-jet media. Promoted program for pre-trial and post-trial reviews to effectively utilize time
on production equipment and control materials consumed for testing purposes. Results:
Estimated annual savings of $80,000.
• Provided corporate management involvement in continued installation and de-bugging of
MOVEX ERP system. Coordinated with others to define problems, isolated causes, defined
solutions, and developed corrective actions. Identified capability within ERP to accommodate
additional decimal places for pricing of bulk sales. Resulted in estimated revenues to be
realized of $300,000 annually.
• Negotiated and secured commitments from vendors obtaining best prices, delivery terms, and
extended price guarantee periods. Brought fragmented purchasing activity under control of
Central Purchasing and competitive bid process.
• Initiated program to install product-labeling capability in domestic distribution centers.
Results: Reduced inventory requirements and allowed distribution centers to private label
products for multiple customers.
• Interfaced with marketing department to identify needs for new products and modify
performance characteristics of existing products.

Able Company, San Diego, CA                                             1976 - 1999
Coated paper manufacturer for wide-format reproductions with annual sales of $6,500,000.
Report to Board of Directors and oversee 4 direct and 25 indirect staff.

Established company as progressive organization with quality products and reputation for
excellent service. Became respected competitor in industry dominated by larger companies.

• Revamped plant layout resulting in increased efficiency in material storage, movement, and
order picking.
• Installed inventory control system with minimum stocking levels and reorder points.
Negotiated with major paper mills and chemical suppliers to obtain pricing on par with larger
volume users within industry.
• Developed marketing and sales programs. Introduced new products such as specialty-coated
papers for plotters and color ink jet printers/plotters to meet changing demands of reprographic
• Pioneered industry use of photo-black opaque plastic for wrapping light-sensitive products
which resulted in elimination of 2 operators, increased productivity, and saved approximately
$40,000 annually in packaging costs.
• Spearheaded the use of computer-printed product labels--another first for industry. Results:
Enabled this small company to have competitive advantage by offering private labeling as
added service for customers.
• Started up sister company, Ferndale Corporation. when need arose for faster, cleaner, and
more flexible means for printing variable information on product labels. Drew upon systems
and programming background to develop software that fulfilled needs, but would also be
flexible enough to allow other companies to design, format, and print variable information on
their labels.
• Through capitalizing on its limited resources and continually improving efficiency and
productivity, company remained profitable during most of tenure. Involved in all aspects of
business and responded quickly with innovative products and services.
• Developed service-bureau operation to scan large-format documents. Marketed service to
existing and new dealers as additional benefit they could offer to their clients without any
capital investment.
• Established and maintained favorable banking relationships.
• Designed, specified, and installed UNIX-based system for order entry, billing, production
reporting, sales analyses, and all accounting functions. Successfully upgraded and converted all
applications to be Y2K compliant.


DePaul University, Chicago, IL
B.S., Accounting
Graduate coursework in accounting, finance, marketing, management in MBA program.

Professional Organizations

Association of Engineering Graphic Imaging Systems (AEGIS), formerly
Association of Reproduction Materials Manufacturers (ARMM)
Treasurer and Director, ARMM, 1984 - 1999
American Institute of CPAs
Illinois Society of CPAs
International Reprographics Association (IRgA)
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