Managing Director - Asia Pacific
Simon Zhang has been involved in leading all aspects of the lean function with a specialty in leading the development and implementation of Gemba kaizen and Lean Conversions for the past eight years out of a total of 20 years of working experience.
Mr. Zhang gained his Lean training while at Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR). He started his Danaher career at Videojet, and as the Danaher Business System (DBS) Leader, he was responsible for driving DBS tool implementation and culture change in their China operations. The results that Mr. Zhang was able to produce at Videojet allowed him to be promoted to the Danaher Corporate office as the Danaher Business System Office Director, Asia. As the DBS Office Director, he played a pivotal role in leading the DBS implementation and creating financial benefits across multiple Danaher businesses.
Mr. Zhang is also a Master Black Belt in the following areas.
- Transactional Process Improvement (TPI)
- Value Stream Mapping (VSM)
- Standard Work
- Danaher Material Process
- Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED)
- Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
- Production Preparation Process (3P)
- and Variation Reduction
Mr. Zhang holds an MBA in Managing Science and Engineering from the South China University of Technology and a Bachelor’s degree from Hebei Normal University.
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