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Patina Solutions Appoints Todd MacKay Practice Director of New Business Transformation Practice

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Patina Solutions, the fast-growing firm that provides proven, accomplished executives with 25+ years of experience for key projects and engagements, has hired Todd MacKay as Practice Director – Business Transformation. In appointing MacKay to this post, Patina has launched a Business Transformation practice, which helps companies energize the direction of the business through large-scale change efforts.

"It’s an honor to welcome Todd as the leader of our Business Transformation practice," said Patina's Chief Operating Officer, Susan Gallagher. "He has extensive strategy, planning, design and delivery experience across most all business functions and has positively impacted more than 40 companies from middle-market to large, global organizations. We are confident in his ability to help our clients advance during transformation."

In this role, MacKay is responsible for growing Patina's Business Transformation service offerings and capabilities. Companies often struggle with business transformation because it involves multiple projects across a variety of departments, with the path to success being unclear and without sufficient in-house resources. Patina builds a custom plan to provide targeted expertise and hands-on support from practitioners with 25+ years of experience, who bring best practices to help companies succeed.

"When business leaders are looking for assistance from proven professionals who can help them avoid missteps during large-scale change, it's time to talk to Patina," said MacKay. "We can help them transform or improve in a sustainable way, and find the success they seek through growth and revolution within the business."

Having held many leadership roles with Accenture, MacKay is a senior executive with 34 years of experience in business transformation, consulting, technology implementation and outsourcing. He has led many enterprise-wide transformational programs and held multiple leadership roles in industry and community organizations. MacKay has the proven ability to successfully manage engagements and business operations, with responsibilities for sales, marketing and people development. He has an extensive understanding of the products industry and supply chain processes, as well as deep expertise in program and project management.

MacKay is currently a co-chair for IT United, a key affinity group within the Greater Milwaukee United Way community. He holds the Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) designation with APICS and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

"A majority of companies today view transformation as an ongoing form of continuous improvement. Since 2009, Patina has had a successful history of supporting clients with change and transformation initiatives," said Mike Harris, Chief Executive Officer of Patina. "With these services now organized within our new Business Transformation practice, we've taken our process and capabilities to the next level, and we’re pleased to bring this exciting offering to companies nationally and internationally."

Patina offers a broad range of business transformation services, including enterprise program management, business performance improvement, business diagnosis and assessment, change management, introduction of breakthrough product/service offerings, support of significant changes in strategy, optimization of technology and more.

"Patina has a great team, which I am pleased to join. I strongly believe in the timing and approach of the business model and how it can benefit clients by delivering cost-effective, sustainable solutions. I look forward to building the Business Transformation practice and taking it to the next level," added MacKay.

About Patina Solutions
Patina partners with companies to solve problems, realize opportunities, improve results, fill a key expertise or resource gap, develop talent or support any other critical initiative. Helping clients achieve their goals, the company builds solutions to deliver specialized expertise targeted to companies’ unique circumstances. Every Patina Professional in the Patina Nation is an accomplished executive with a minimum of 25 years of experience. The Patina approach is highly flexible, collaborative and consultative, enabling clients to get results utilizing only the resources they need, just when they need them. Patina is a company of practitioners who accelerate success through consulting, projects, leadership, board roles and coaching. An Inc. 500|5000 honoree, Patina is headquartered in the U.S. and serves companies around the globe.



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