Drew ButlerCorporate Director of Operational Excellence
Drew Butler joined Curtiss Wright in September 2013. With over 30 years of manufacturing and operations experience, Mr. Butler was responsible for the implementation of Lean Operational systems and controls, methods, and strategies in the Oil & Gas Division and in 2014 transitioned into the role of Corporate Director of Operational Excellence. He is responsible for leading the development and implementation of the CW Way Lean Operating System throughout Curtiss Wright globally. During his 30-year career, Mr. Butler has served in various roles in the Aerospace, Consumer Products and Mining industries with companies such as SPS Technologies and OC Tanner. Mr. Butler holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Spring Garden College and a MBA from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pa. He has worked with the Shingijutsu Consulting Group and for over 10 years has been a Senior Lead Examiner with the Shingo Institute in Utah. He travels the world evaluating world class facilities in manufacturing, medical devices and consumer products that have applied for the Shingo Prize. He has served on the Board and as Vice President of Expansion for Guadalupe School in Salt Lake City, Utah. Mr. Butler resides in Salt Lake City, Utah. Mr. Butler is also a Muay Thai Blackbelt.