ABOUT TOM GRIFFIN
Tom Griffin is a business professional with close on 40 years of experience, over 20 of which have been at senior management level.
He has a proven track record in people and project management with a strong record of achievement in the management of products, processes, finance, productivity, materials, quality and employee relations.
Tom is accredited with the Institute of Industrial Engineers in Ireland, in Europe and in the U.S.A. He is also a member of the Mediators Institute of Ireland, the Institute of Project Management in Ireland and the Institute of Management Consultants and Advisers. He is also a member of the panel of experts for the annual IMD Executive Opinion Survey on World Competitiveness.
He has gained a wide range of experience in positions in General Management, Personnel, Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and has also served in the capacity of company director, company secretary and Pension trustee. In various roles, Tom has successfully directed Teams and Organisations from start-ups, through process and productivity improvements and through periods of significant change.
He has worked for public and privately owned British, American, French, Austrian, German and Irish companies ranging in size from 75 to 1100 employees and involved in Textiles, Automotive components, Precision Engineering, Precision Tooling, Infant Nursery Products and Jewellery manufacture. Tom has considerable experience in the areas of New Product Introduction, Product Development, Operations Management, Human Resource Management, Change Management, Financial planning and control and Industrial Engineering. He has considerable experience in frontline Conflict Management and Resolution, strategic HR planning and recruitment and training, which complements his other skills effectively.
Tom has a broad, yet in depth knowledge of a range of disciplines and furthermore, he has an established network of associates in related and complementary fields, which affords him considerable flexibility in responding to client assignments without carrying expensive overheads, thus allowing him to provide cost effective solutions to his customers.
Tom Griffin was born in London, but now resides in the scenic town of Killarney in south west Ireland, with his wife Sheila. They have four adult children and a growing number of grandchildren who make them profoundly happy!