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Tim McLean – TXM Principal

Tim has spent more than 20 years in operational and general management roles and has extensive experience in both Project Management and Process Improvement. Since establishing TXM he has built a strong reputation for his high quality project managment and extensive lean supply chain expertise. More…
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Anthony Clyne – Consulting Director

Anthony has a deep understanding of lean thinking and an ability to explain and apply the concepts in many different processes. He joined TXM in 2007 with an impressive record of lean manufacturing experience in a range of industries including food, automotive, minerals processing and transactional processes. Since joining TXM he has worked with a range of customers. More…
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Ron Spiteri

Ron Spiteri – TXM Director

Ron has been a Lean practitioner and senior manager for over 20 years.  With an engineering background and a skill and passion for business turnarounds, Ron has leveraged the principles of Lean to transform the performance and culture of businesses of all shapes and sizes.  This extensive practical experience has equipped him with a proficiency in establishing corporate direction, building viable business strategies, and successfully executing to achieve sustainable results.   More…
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Michelle Brown – Senior Lean Consultant

Michelle Brown has had an 18 year career implementing lean enterprise at Boeing. Michelle started on the shop floor as a cadet engineer which has given her a practical understanding of the real issues in production. Trained by leading Japanese lean consultants, Michelle became an expert in lean manufacturing and the production preparation process. More…
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Robert Chittenden – Senior Lean Consultant

Robert is passionate about using lean methods to improve manufacturing and empowering other individuals and organisations to reach high goals through sharing transformational knowledge and training. He has built a career around frontline leaderships coupled with implementing many lean production systems at Boeing Australia, Chep Australia, ABB Adtranz and Ronstan. More…
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Axel Krens

Axel Krens – Senior Lean Consultant

Axel Krens joins TXM from a successful career at one of the best Toyota group Lean companies, Denso. At Denso Australia, Axel was a lean manufacturing specialist with more than 12 years’ experience implementing lean across manufacturing and office functions. More…
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Andrew Czompo – Senior Lean Consultant

Andrew Czompo has a distinguished  track record of leading lean transformations. Andrew held senior operational leadership positions at Ford, where he was coached by ex-Toyota Lean experts. For the last seven years Andrew has worked as a Senior Lean Coach, assisting hundreds of companies across a huge range of industries. more..

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Marcus Ward – Senior Lean Consultant

Based in Perth, Marcus Ward joins TXM with over 21 years of lean experience. After 13 years with Toyota in Europe and Japan, Marcus moved to Australia in 2004 and had worked as a lean consultant with a wide range of resource and manufacturing businesses. More…
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Roger Crothers – Senior Lean Consultant

Based on the Gold Coast, Roger has more then 17 years experience driving Lean initiatives across mechanical, industrial and FMCG industries. Roger is an experienced manufacturing leader with extensive Lean training in Australia, Japan and the US, including being mentored by TXM Consulting Director, Anthony Clyne. More…
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Gary Pollard – Senior Lean Consultant

Based in Brisbane, Gary Pollard is a highly skilled leader in implementing Business Improvement initiatives (Lean, Six Sigma, Theory of Constraints and Factory Physics) in over 120 organisations from diverse industry sectors in the UK, USA, South America, The Caribbean, Africa, New Zealand and Australia for the past 28 years. More…

Brent Johnstone – Senior Lean Consultant

Based in TXM’s Sydney office, Brent Johnstone is an experienced Lean manufacturing professional with a 30 year manufacturing career in Aerospace, Rail and Construction Materials. Brent was lean transformation manager at Boeing in Bankstown as well as leading a major shop floor lean transformation in the rail sector. More…

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Valogi Suhinin – Senior Lean Consultant – Adelaide

TXM is pleased to welcome Valogi Suhinin to our team as a Senior Lean Consultant, based in Adelaide, South Australia. Valogi has had an outstanding international career in Quality and Lean. With degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Management, Valogi has successfully lead Lean and quality transformations in the Automotive and Rail industries across Australia, Asia, the USA and Russia. more…

Justin Tao – Senior Lean Consultant

Justin Tao is a senior Lean Consultant, Six Sigma Black Belt, PMP, Master in Industrial Engineering.
Justin has had more than 10 years’ experience with implementing Lean within China. Justin has previously been employed at Toyota Forging, Otis Elevator and Kraft Foods where he had hand experience with implementing Lean in a manufacturing environment. More…

Darran Allen – Senior Lean Consultant New Zealand

Darran Allen is an enthusiastic and dedicated professional with extensive experience in Lean principles and systems. Proven in the delivery of business critical projects from initial conception to the design, delivery and implementation of solutions. More…
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TXM UK Consulting Team


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 Tim Scurlock – Senior Lean Consultant – UK

Tim Scurlock had 20 years experience working extensively in the Automotive Industry in the UK, Europe and globally before moving in to consulting 5 years ago. Tim is based in Buckinghamshire in the historic heart of the UK and joined TXM in 2016.  More…

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Lee Candy – Senior Lean Consultant – UK

Lee Candy is an experienced lean practitioner with extensive knowledge from working as an internal lean leader with Eaton Corporation and Tyco and also as a lean consultant. Lee is based near Southampton and will primarily support TXM customers in the South of England. More…

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TXM USA Consulting Team


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Theron DeBella – Vice President – TXM USA

TXM is pleased to welcome Theron DeBella to lead team in the USA. Theron will be based at our office in Hartford, Connecticut and takes on the role of Vice President-USA. Theron has an impressive 25 year career in manufacturing and has extensive experience in deploying Lean across a wide range of industries. More…

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Mike Morgan – Project Manager

Mike is a seasoned operational general manager with more than 30 years experience in manufacturing. He has managed complex organisations through relocations, acquisitions and technology upgrades and worked with major companies such as Amcor, Cryovac and ACI. Since joining TXM has managed the relocation of Rola Roof Racks and Rosebank Engineering. More…
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Ruth Oakley – Quality Assurance Consultant

Ruth has more than 30 years experience in quality systems and quality management. Her skills range from supplier evaluation, internal and third party auditing, internal quality system implementation, quality crisis management and recall. Ruth has helped many TXM customers implement and improve quality management systems based on ISO9001. More…
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