Guy Edington Appointed Director of Technology at Standards Testing Labs

first_imgDeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  MASSILLON, OH — Standards Testing Laboratories, Inc. (STL), an independent testing facility for tires, wheels and related automotive components, has named Guy Edington as director of technology. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Edington will serve as STL’s technical representative to key industry organizations, including the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), ASTM International and the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). His responsibilities also include developing technical training and implementing sales and marketing initiatives. Edington has more than 35 years of experience in the tire industry, having spent the last 14 years serving as the managing director for KUMHO America Technical Center where he headed KUMHO’s North American research and development efforts. Prior to his role at KUMHO, he spent 22 years at Continental General Tire in the product development department. “We couldn’t be happier to have Guy join our team and share his expertise after spending more than three decades in the industry,” said Cheryl Schnuth, vice president, marketing, Standards Testing Laboratories. “His range of experience — from product testing to budgeting projects — will help STL remain a leader in tire testing.” A graduate of The Ohio State University, Edington holds a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering. He is currently a member of ASTM International and SAE. For more information about Standards Testing Laboratories, go to:,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain.last_img