Flexcon North America has appointed Kara Weiner as its new COO to focus on cross-functional collaboration and improve on operational improvements.
‘Kara is an experienced change leader who will work collaboratively with managers and team members to improve operational efficiency,’ said Lavon Winkler, CEO of Flexcon. ‘She will also focus on employee development with a team-oriented mindset to facilitate problem-solving and improvements across all of Flexcon manufacturing, resulting in improved outcomes for our customers.’
Weiner most recently served as vice president of operations at Stratasys, where she led North American operations and transformed manufacturing strategy to deliver improvements in production performance. Previously, she served as a manager for 3M Company, where she realized significant resource efficiency gains.
‘I look forward to working with Flexcon’s executive team, managers and team members throughout the organization to align structure and processes with the company’s strategic goals,’ commented Weiner. ‘Through a collaborative approach to problem-solving and improvement, we will drive technical change within the organization which will, in turn, improve lead times and ensure the highest quality for our customers.’