William (Bill) Hennessy
Having more than 40 years of experience in the global market and 20+ years in senior management positions, Bill Hennessy is a seasoned leader. He is a global thinker with a strong background in manufacturing and business development. He has demonstrated the ability to build international operations from the ground up, and is skilled in the transformation and restructuring of existing businesses. Through his years of experience he has built a solid and substantial network of global contacts consisting largely of multi-national companies and their executives.
Bill spent 28 years with a large multi-billion dollar global component supplier to the automotive, commercial vehicle and off-highway markets. He entered the company as an industrial engineer worked his way up through the ranks with a proven track record. Some of his assignments included plant manager of three different plants, general manager of a $400 million division, VP of Global Manufacturing for a $2.5 billion business unit and VP of North & South American operations.
Additionally, Bill has served on the board of directors for four companies, two in India and two in China.
Prior to the above, he worked for the world’s largest agribusiness company for three years.
After retiring in 2005, Bill formed his own company and has enjoyed success in assisting numerous clients in a global market.
Bill has a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of North Dakota and did his MBA work at the University of Minnesota.