Executives from MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions, Zebra Technologies, IBM, and Sashco Join the Manufacturing Leadership Council

Manufacturing Enterprise Communications announces four new Manufacturing Leadership Council members.

New York, NY, November 09, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Manufacturing Enterprise Communications, the leading information resource for manufacturing executives, announces the appointment of four additional Manufacturing Leadership Council members on Manufacturing-Executive.com.

"We are delighted to welcome Charles Beto, Chief Financial Officer, MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions; Victor Nuila, Vice President, Global Operations, Zebra Technologies; Dan Carrell, VP, Global Manufacturing and Solutions, IBM; and Robert Loera, Plant Floor Manager, Sashco, to the Manufacturing Leadership Council," said Heather Holst-Knudsen, President of Manufacturing Enterprise Communications.

The Manufacturing Leadership Council is an invitation-only membership organization engaged in peer-to-peer knowledge sharing, with a focus on creating a better future for manufacturing.

The Manufacturing Leadership Council includes representatives from the world's most influential companies. Manufacturing Leadership Council members from these organizations include executive management from corporate, finance, production, and technology divisions. These leaders encompass a broad range of manufacturing sectors, including:

· Consumer Packaged Goods
· High-Tech
· Semiconductor/Electronics
· Energy
· Automotive
· Aerospace and Defense
· Pharmaceuticals
· Chemicals
· Pulp and Paper
· Industrial Heavy Equipment
· Oil and Gas
· Metals, Fabrication, and Assembly

"To date, members of the Manufacturing Leadership Council include global leaders in manufacturing, with companies such as Nestlé, Ferrari, General Motors, GlaxoSmithKline, Dow Chemicals, F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Colgate-Palmolive, L'Oréal, and Johnson & Johnson being represented by their senior executives," said David R. Brousell, Vice President & Editorial Director of Manufacturing Executive. "Every week, we have new big names becoming part of the Manufacturing Leadership Council, and every week we make a progress toward the goal of this initiative: to create a better future for manufacturing."

Manufacturing Leadership Council members will meet at an invitation-only closed-door meeting during the 2012 Manufacturing Leadership Summit, to be held April 30-May 2, 2012, in Palm Beach, FL.

"Manufacturing Enterprise Communications is dedicated to the idea that manufacturing will have a better future through discussion, debate, and content that is generated by the community, moderated by editors, and enabled by social media," Holst-Knudsen concluded.

There are several benefits associated with membership in the Manufacturing Leadership Council, including:

· Participation on monthly Council calls on critical issues facing manufacturing such as The New Workforce, The Sustainability Imperative, and Game-Changing Technologies;
· Access to the Manufacturing Executive Leadership Journal, with its thought-leading content. Cited by many readers as the Harvard Business Review of manufacturing, the Journal is an advertising-free, bi-monthly publication written by industry executives for industry executives;
· Participation in professional development and educational seminars;
· Full access to the Manufacturing Executive Website, with its daily, topical discussions of key industry developments, provocative blogs, and more.

To learn more about the Manufacturing Leadership Council, please visit manufacturingleadershipcouncil.com.

For media inquiries or more information on how to become a member of the Manufacturing Leadership Council, contact us at 888-280-6794 or executiveteam@manufacturingleadershipcouncil.com

Manufacturing Enterprise Communications
Robert Redmond