SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan's Manufacturing Leadership Council (MLC), the world's foremost executive leadership organization dedicated to driving transformational growth for the world's manufacturing companies, announces the election of David Mongrue to the MLC Board of Governors. Mongrue is the vice president of Global Operations for Dow Chemicals' Consumer & Infrastructure and Industrial Solutions divisions.
"I am truly honored to be elected to the MLC Board of Governors. I look forward to helping set and drive the agenda on behalf of our MLC members," said Mongrue.
In a unanimous vote, MLC Board members, who help steer the Manufacturing Leadership Council, approved the nomination. With this appointment, the Board of Governors now includes 19 members from organizations representing the full ecosystem of the manufacturing industry across multiple sectors, from large global manufacturers to small and medium companies, as well as leading academic institutions.
"We are thrilled to welcome David to the Board of Governors," said David R. Brousell, co-founder of the Manufacturing Leadership Council. "The combination of David's deep experience in the manufacturing industry and his understanding of the Council's mission and programs will enable him to make a significant contribution to the Council's growth and vitality in the years ahead."
Mongrue has more than 38 years of senior-level, front-line professional experience, including numerous manufacturing, engineering and technical leadership roles in Dow. Today, as vice president of Dow's Global Operations for the company's Consumer & Infrastructure and Industrial Solutions divisions, his responsibilities span all regions of the globe, from North and Latin America, to Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific. He is also a member of the company's Operations Leadership Team and serves as officer/director of Dow subsidiaries, Rohm and Haas.
In addition, Mongrue is the Dow executive for Louisiana State University (LSU), a member of the LSU College of Engineering Dean's Advisory Council, and a board member for the LSU College of Engineering Building campaign. In 2015, he was honored with an induction into the LSU College of Engineering Hall of Distinction. Mongrue holds a Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from LSU and has completed post-graduate studies in business administration. He has been an active and committed member of the Manufacturing Leadership Council since 2012.
About the Manufacturing Leadership Council
Founded in 2008, the Manufacturing Leadership Council's mission is to inspire and support manufacturing executives to achieve transformational growth for themselves, their companies, and the industry at large through enlightened leadership. With 800 senior-level members from many of the world's leading manufacturing companies, the Council focuses on the intersection of advanced technologies and the business, identifying growth and improvement opportunities in the operation, organization and leadership of manufacturing enterprises as they pursue their journeys to Manufacturing 4.0. In support of its mission, the Council produces an extensive portfolio of thought-leading content, networking events, research, industry awards, and professional development products, programs, and services for its members.
The Manufacturing Leadership Board of Governors
The Manufacturing Leadership Board of Governors comprises senior executives and industry experts at leading manufacturing, academic and research organizations around the world, including Lockheed Martin, Procter & Gamble, Ford Motor Company, Cisco Systems, Germany's SmartFactory Technology Initiative, Lexmark International, Proto Labs, Premio Foods, Virtex Enterprises, S&S Hinge, Graphicast, Fujitsu, MIT, UCLA, the University of Cincinnati, the University of New Hampshire, the University of Cambridge's Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) in the UK, and Frost & Sullivan.
For more information and MLC membership details, please visit www.ml-council.com
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