Lean Catalyst: A Lean-Focused Interview Series (Michael Stubblefield, CEO, Avantor)

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This month’s featured guest on “The Lean Catalyst” is: Michael Stubblefield, President & CEO – Avantor Corporation (NYSE: AVTR)

In this dynamic, one-hour interview series, we will bring together like-minded CEOs who have successfully embraced Lean thinking to drive exceptional results. Through captivating conversations, we delve into their remarkable achievements, uncovering the strategies, insights, and practical wisdom that have propelled their organizations forward. Each interview features an in-depth interview with a distinguished CEO who has demonstrated extraordinary leadership in leveraging Lean principles. It’s a great opportunity for sharing experiences, strategies, and valuable knowledge that others can apply to their own leadership journeys.

Michael Stubblefield is the President and CEO of Avantor, a position he has held since May 2014. Prior to assuming his current position, Mr. Stubblefield served as a Senior Expert for Chemicals Practice of McKinsey & Company from 2013 to 2014. Prior to this role, Mr. Stubblefield held a variety of roles at Celanese Corporation from 1994 to 2012, including Vice President and General Manager, Advanced Engineered Materials and Chief Marketing Officer. Mr. Stubblefield currently serves on the board of directors of Ingersoll Rand Inc. He earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Utah, as well as an MBA from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

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