About the author
Arturo Medellin has over 20 years of Lean experience in the automotive industry. His career steps led him from the position of a manufacturing engineer over several steps to the position of a plant manager where he received the award ‘Best Lean Plant 2000‘. During his consultation activity Arturo Medellin supported well known companies and their international plants implementing consequently the Lean philosophy. His working relationship with Dr. Jeffrey Liker enabled him, amongst others, for the position of the vice president Latin America of the TOYOTA Way Academy. Since 2012 Arturo Medellin works for Staufen AG, since October 2016 he is General Manager of Staufen Americas located in Mexico City.