ROBERT W. BREWSTER
Bob Brewster is a business partner with 3 decades of experience in Human Resources and Manufacturing with Ford Motor Company, Visteon and Nissan Motor Manufacturing, USA including work in the US, Mexico, Japan, and Europe.
His background includes extensive experience in greenfield and brownfield startups, product launches, and business turnarounds from components to complete vehicles. Using skills in organizational design and development, team building, and inclusion he has been able to create high-performing teams.
In recent years, he has served as Interim Senior HR Manager at numerous Ford manufacturing facilities, providing leadership and coaching to operational teams engaged in difficult contract negotiations always with successful outcomes.
During the COVID pandemic, he was part of Ford’s Project Apollo assisting with the manufacturing and staffing at 3 locations making PPE and ventilators for FEMA.
Outside of Ford, he has had a positive impact at Troy Design and Manufacturing, Suntory-Jim Beam Distillers, Webasto Group, and Tribar Technologies Inc, for HCI Equity Partners providing leadership and coaching.
Bob’s approach is to understand the people and organization by observation, interviews, and engagement. His next step is to map the process of the enterprise of their product or services to understand what is stable and repeatable. Once that is established, there is a platform for making lasting improvements.
His ability to build relationships makes him an excellent coach for new and experienced leaders.
Bob has been engaged in his local community serving on numerous non-profit organizations’ Boards of Directors. For the past 5 years, he has been on the Board of the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County where he chairs the HR Advisory Committee.
Educated at Eastern Michigan University earning both a Bachelor’s in Labor Economics and a Master’s in Liberal Studies.
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