Victor Vizzuett

Director of Continuous Improvement and Project Management Office

Victor Vizzuett is the Director of Continuous Improvement and Project Management Office at AkzoNobel, a global chemical company. For the past 18 years, Victor has worked on different industrial sectors including, automotive, health care and power generation deploying and managing continuous improvement programs internationally.
Victor is a MBB and PMI certified project management professional. Victor holds an MBA from the University of Edinburgh, concentration on corporate finance and a BS on Industrial Engineering from Pachuca Institute of Technology in Mexico. Victor lives in Chicago with his wife and two boys. On his free time, Victor enjoys reading, cycling and traveling.

2:00 PM Case study: Developing and aligning performance improvement framework in the asset intensive manufacturing sector: A systematic and strategic approach

OPEX initiatives within Akzo Nobel has transformed into a structured and systematic approach where improvement projects are directly linked to finance and strategic goals, in 4 years. Hear how they are transforming the batch manufacturing operations and aligning projects to their strategy:
·  Driving value stream principles in a batch manufacturing industry
·  Combining the Toyota production system framework with strategic project management for enhanced improvement results
·  Linking improvement projects with P&L: How to achieve that and what is the business level impact?