Lubrication Specialties Inc. names Steve deMoulpied as COO

Oct. 19, 2020
With over 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has expertise in organizations with complex technical products.
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Steve deMoulpied, COO, LSI
Steve deMoulpied, COO, LSI

Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI) announced an expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joined LSI as the company’s Chief Operating Officer (COO).

With over 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency, and improved profit.

DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy and operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include Vice President of Strategic Development, Director of Strategic Initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain, and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland based e-commerce food/grocery business.

“Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste, and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO,” said Brett Tennar, president, LSI. “This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.”

DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain.

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