TIFFANY & CO. HIRES NEW HEAD OF QUALITY
New York, NY. (April 18, 2011) – Executive search firm Epsen Fuller|IMD International has placed Subhajit “Shubho” Chatterjee, Ph.D., PE, as the new Vice President of Quality Management at Tiffany & Co. Previously Mr. Chatterjee enjoyed a successful career spearheading total quality management solutions across various industries including manufacturing, technology & communications, automotive and healthcare. Mr. Chatterjee held leadership positions at Bell Laboratories/Lucent Technologies, and Quest Diagnostics as well as Toyoda-TRW and was most recently Chief Information Officer of Miami Jewish Health Systems, where he led the entire operations through a complete transformation into a leading-edge, technology driven healthcare system.
“Shubho has the vision, drive and ambition to take Tiffany & Co., with its rich tradition of unsurpassed quality, to the next level, firmly cementing the organization as the quality leader in the luxury goods sector,” said Thomas Fuller, general managing partner at Epsen Fuller. “He has deep expertise across multiple disciplines, including Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Materials Science and Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering, and is a widely-respected subject matter expert in high-variety/low volume and mass production processes, statistical process control, lean flow, six sigma, TQM principles, supply chain, and business process re-engineering.” A PH.D in Industrial Engineering from Virginia Tech, Shubho also has a Masters in Material Science & Engineering.
The search was conducted by Mr. Fuller along with Connie Bullock, principal of Epsen Fuller|IMD.
About Tiffany & Co.
Tiffany & Co. operates jewelry stores and manufactures products through its subsidiary corporations. Its principal subsidiary is Tiffany and Company. The Company operates TIFFANY & CO. retail stores and boutiques in the Americas, Japan, Asia-Pacific and Europe and engages in direct selling through Internet, catalog and business gift operations. For additional information, please visit www.tiffany.com
About Epsen Fuller/IMD International Search Group
New York based EF|IMD International Search Group, www.epsenfuller.com, is a Top-20 retained executive search and consulting firm with US offices in New York, New Jersey and San Francisco and over 150 consultants in major throughout the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. With global reach, EF/IMD conducts assignments for senior management talent in three primary industry verticals – tech communications & media, pharmaceuticals & life sciences, and the consumer sectors.
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