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ONALD M. KEEGAN 12 Red Robin Way Flemington, NJ 08822 http://www.linkedin.com/in/ronkeegan Home: 908.284.0300 rk1245410@westpost.net Cell: 908.328.

3040 EXECUTIVE PROFILE Leadership - Strategic Planning - Profitability Improvement Supply Chain Management - Negotiations - Team Building - Procurement Streamlining Operations - Transportation - SAP Strategic, results-oriented supply chain and IT professional with high-level bus iness vision and P&L operating experience leading a global business. Track reco rd of success aligning supply chain and IT initiatives with primary business obj ectives to create efficiencies and cost reductions. Highly effective in a team environment, with comprehensive knowledge of key business processes including pr ocurement, manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, import, export and customer service. CAREER HISTORY MARCAL MFG, LLC, Elmwood Park, NJ November 2009 - Present Sr. Director Supply Chain Report to the VP Operations for leadership of supply chain activities. Function al accountability for all warehousing, distribution, transportation and material handling areas. Procurement for all raw materials, services and packaging is a lso part of supply chain responsibility. Production forecasting, planning and i nventory management of finished goods, raw materials, parent rolls and customer service also are included in the position's scope. * Saved $1,300,000 per year in transportation by outsourcing with a 3rd party lo gistics company. * Improved cash flow by $2,200,000 through inventory reductions and better track ing of finished goods, raw materials, and parent rolls (intermediate). * Saved $1,000,000 per year by consolidating multiple warehouse locations in New Jersey while improving PPH (pallets per hour) handling KPIs by 28% year over ye ar. * Instituted Kanban replenishment system for key SKUs. * Delivered over $1,500,000 in purchase price variances for paper mill and conve rting raw materials supplies. ARKEMA INC., Philadelphia, PA 2007 - June 2009 Director, IS&T Business Support Reported directly to the CIO to develop strategic plan to assure alignment with business and functional requirements. Analyzed advanced planning and optimizatio n tools to reduce inventory levels for the global enterprise. * Increased revenues by implementing a customer relationship management process using Salesforce.com, delivering over $3 million in additional operating income. * Reduced costs by installing a transportation management system for all North A merican business units, resulting in $600K in cost savings. * Identified costs savings while integrating IT systems of a $30 million acquisi tion into existing hardware and software systems, with cost reductions of $500K. CHEMLOGIX LLC, Blue Bell, PA 2005 - 2007 Consultant, VP International Logistics Partner in a third-party supply chain consulting firm providing domestic and int ernational support for pharmaceutical, automotive and chemical companies. * Provided international consulting for global pharmaceutical and chemical compa nies, addressing major areas of integrated supply chain from strategic procureme nt to manufacturing to distribution and delivery of products and services. * Developed a new business unit for ChemLogix focused on the North American logi

stics footprint for a $2 billion per year chemical company.

ENGELHARD CORPORATION (BASF Catalytics), Iselin, NJ 2003 - 2005 Director, Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management Managed global transportation including air, ocean, rail and highway for a $4 bi llion per year chemical business. Responsible for shipping, distribution and slu rry make down of 1.3 million metric tons per year of kaolin clay and specialty p igment products. Scope of transportation transactions included 30,000 ocean con tainers, 650,000 metric tons of bulk ocean shipping, a rail fleet containing 1,8 00 cars and 50,000 highway (TL and LTL) moves and air shipments. * Improved customer service by building an integrated supply chain including pro curement, order entry, pricing and distribution for the $750 million Appearance and Performance Technologies business group with products based on kaolin clay, mica, attapulgite, colors and effects pigments. * Redesigned contract negotiations by implementing new processes for a $250 mill ion per year logistics budget including services, major transportation modes, wa rehousing and packaging. * Reduced supply chain costs by $20 million with improved procurement, productio n planning, manufacturing and inventory optimization. RHODIA INC., Cranbury, NJ 1981 - 2002 Global Business Director 2000 - 2002 Created and implemented a five-year strategic business plan for Rhodia's $70 mil lion international flame-retardants business. Identified and approved raw mater ials sources for the entire brand line. Managed asset utilization and capacity planning for manufacturing plants in Charleston, South Carolina and Avonmouth, U nited Kingdom. Delivered presentations to the leadership and executive committe es for significant investment projects. * Improved profitability by $1 million by introducing three new products to the marketplace. * Established a Chinese market position by negotiating a joint venture with Heng chang, acquiring a 70% equity position, resulting in $10 million per year increa se in operating income, while avoiding a $15 million capital investment. Director, Corporate Services Sourcing 1998 - 2000 Promoted to function as internal consultant with a focus on improving internal o perations by developing analytical business cases and implementation plans. Acc ountability for procurement for major service areas of the company including MRO , legal, finance, IT and real estate and facilities management. * Documented $3.7 million in cost savings over a three-year budget timeline by d eveloping business cases as a corporate services team member. Director, Logistics and Customer Service 1996 - 1998 Directed the domestic and international customer service and logistics team cons isting of 86 employees and an annual operating budget of $12.9 million. Respons ibilities included order fulfillment, data management, feedback, pricing, invoic ing, warehousing, sales force automation, import, export, rail, ocean and truck transportation. The team processed 250,000 transactions per year for both domes tic and international customers. Handled all HR initiatives including hiring, t raining and performance reviews. * Reduced operating expenses by $3 million per year by centralizing customer ser vice and logistics. Re-engineered customer service teams consisting of 17 locat ions and 150 people to two centralized locations and 86 people. * Reduced inventory carrying costs $300K annually while improving customer servi ce levels by implementing value chain analysis through the distribution channel. Director, Customer Satisfaction 1994 - 1996 Goal Leader, Order Fulfillment 1993 - 1994 Senior Product Manager, PrepTM, Ethrel? and Cerone? 1988 - 1993 Manager, Strategic Market Planning Product Manager - Ronstar? 1987 - 1988

Registration and Information Specialist 1985 - 1987 Research Biologist, Exploratory Programs 1981 - 1984 EDUCATION MBA, Marketing and Finance, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ MS, Microbiology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ BS, Natural Sciences, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA