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2020 Owners Panel: In this webinar, three large Owners (General Motors, Procter & Gamble and GLOBALFOUNDRIES) will speak about how their Capex programs are breaking the project delivery mold through Lean IPD. Our guest panel consists of Mike Mayra with GM, Matt Cukovecki with P&G, and Steve Thompson with GF. This is LCI St Louis CoP’s flagship event of the year, and we encourage the entire AEC/O community to take advantage of this opportunity to hear directly from Owner Leaders in our industry. This event is also highly recommended for other owners to attend.
Mike Mayra is the Construction Group Manager at General Motors responsible for non-product portfolio (NPP) projects and Powertrain projects. Under his leadership, GM successfully implemented a $1 billion, multi-year Lean Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) program in plants across the US and Mexico. Mr. Mayra is actively involved with the Lean Construction Institute, where he has served as Board Member, member of its Owners Council, and owner representative of the LCI Michigan CoP.
Matt Cukovecki is a Senior Purchase Manager – Lean IPD Leader at Procter & Gamble. He has been intimately involved with the creation and implementation of P&G’s IPD Program. P&G is moving to LIPD as the primary execution model for its $3.7B global annual Capex program. Mr. Cukovecki is a Lean IPD practicioner and subject matter expert as well as an active member with both the Lean Construction Institute and the LCI Ohio Valley CoP.
Steve Thompson is Senior Director Facility Design & Construction at GLOBALFOUNDRIES. He is a proven expert with global experience in the planning, building, and start-up of high technology facilities. His background in engineering and manufacturing has enabled him to successfully lead many start-up programs with a rigorous focus on on-time delivery and cost savings. Mr. Thompson is an active member of the Lean Construction Institute (LCI) and currently chairs the LCI New York State CoP.
Jose Garcia-Aranda is the President of Alberici Global Automotive Constructors. He oversees Alberici Constructors’ automotive market and Mexico-based operations. His experience includes large, complex, and fast-track projects in the automotive, life sciences & semiconductor industries. Mr. Garcia-Aranda is an active member of the Lean Construction Institute. He is a Speaker Champion and Co-Chair of the Learning Days Program for the 2020 LCI Congress. He also leads the LCI St Louis CoP.