VP of European Consulting Operations
Alan Moore is an Executive Consultant for Cornerstone Consulting who is an experienced, ambitious, and self-starting professional with over 35 years of Global experience. During his extensive career, Alan has held senior leadership positions in logistics, manufacturing operations, program management, purchasing, and product management. His expertise in leadership includes business strategy, marketing, IT, sales, and business development. Alan is a confident manager of people, leading by example and providing development to others through performance management and coaching in a multicultural environment that individual and team performance is driven through objective setting aligned to agreed goals.
Prior to joining Cornerstone Consulting, Alan was with the Ford Motor Company Ltd as their Senior Engineer over Manufacturing Global where he was responsible for the manufacturing process systems for Global Ford Focus assembly plants, managing specialist teams to drive exemplary manufacturing and quality standards. He also held the role of Senior Engineer over Paint shops, Plastics and Final assembly over all aspects of execution of new Ford products in European plants and special assignments to develop and deploy European automated costing, estimation and process development systems.
With Visteon Corporation / HVCC / Hanon Systems, Alan performed in several leadership roles. As their Senior Manager over European MP+L and Launch Program Manager, he was responsible for all EU Supply Chain activities for 8 plants, quality management, customs, transportation network design and 3PL management, QAD/SAP systems design and operational support, and part master data management. Alan actively led regional logistic cost saving initiatives that created team and quality improvement and was a member of both the Global Strategy and Sourcing leadership team, and Global Core Program Management team.
Alan held the role of Senior Manager over European Purchasing and Suppler Continuity where he set global purchasing strategy plans working with customer groups and STA/PD teams, over Russia as Project Launch Manager. Responsible for project management, equipment installation, and commissioning for Visteon’s first plant in Russia in support of VW, and over European Product Planning and Strategy, responsible for divisional, product planning and strategy for the European market for interior product group. He led customer innovation presentation events and delivered $100M of new business wins.
As the Senior Manager of Global Interior and Program Manager, Alan was assigned to ‘kick start’ the global product management and profit improvement process, and as the Senior Program Manager over Global he oversaw the design, engineering, purchase, and sales team for the delivery of a £100M contract for a Japanese customer with a team of people on three continents, receiving customer acknowledgment of the excellence of the team’s performance. Alan also held roles as Human Machine Interface Program Manager over Europe, Product Marketing Manager over Visteon Europe, and Business Development Manager, responsible for managing the financial, quotation and profitability process.
Alan is a graduate of UEL, receiving his Bachelor of Engineering in Manufacturing Systems with a focus on Mechanical Engineering with first class honours and a graduate of the Anglian Management School with a Master of Operations Management. Alan has also received extensive coursework in the Leadership Program with IESE University.