Supply Chain

Rick Seymour, Partner

Mr. Seymour recently completed a 33-year career with Hewlett Packard as the Vice President and General Manager of the LaserJet Hardware division where he was responsible for over $4.5 billion in revenue and 1,200 employees. While leading that division he successfully combined two LaserJet product divisions, improved gross margins by over 5 points, grew market share, and introduced a complete lineup of new multifunction devices. 

During his career, Mr. Seymour was responsible for and led multiple printer-related divisions.  With revenues ranging from $2 billion to over $7 billion, responsibilities for up to 8,000 people and factories in Singapore, Puerto Rico, Ireland, and the United States Mr. Seymour was responsible for multiple successes.  Results included achieving and maintaining number one market share positions in domestic and emerging markets, 5x improvements in quality results, redesigned multi-factory manufacturing businesses with reduced exposure to vertical liabilities, reduction of inventory days outstanding from 67 to 40, and consistent revenue growth and profits of his divisions.

Mr. Seymour has a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois.