Kimberly Watson-Hemphill and René Ffrench

Kimberly Watson-Hemphill and René Ffrench

Kimberly Watson-Hemphill, president of Firefly Consulting, is a globally recognized leader in the field of Innovation and Operational Excellence. She has coauthored two books, Innovating Lean Six Sigma and Fast Innovation. She has led operational excellence programs in multiple manufacturing and service industries, including a deployment with a global Fortune 500 company that generated over $1B in savings. Reach her at kimberly@firefly-consulting.com. René Ffrench, principal with Firefly Consulting, has over 20 years of experience working with clients to develop effective operational improvement strategies, and has significant expertise in supply chain optimization. Previously, René was an operations director with George Group Europe. His leadership style was developed in the US Army, where he served five times as a company commander in helicopter, combat engineer, and special operations units. Reach him at rene@firefly-consulting.com.

7 Steps to Reinvent Your Supply Chain Post COVID-19

Since March 2020, global supply chains have been significantly disrupted in almost every industry. Surveys conducted in March by the Institute for Supply Management revealed that a staggering 75 percent of companies report supply chain disruptions.1 The US healthcare industry, representing 17.7 percent of GDP,2 has been broadly impacted. In addition to the well-publicized concerns […]Read More