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Tai Chau Chyi

Organizational Development and HR Solutions
    Chau Chyi has 10 years of experiences executive coaching, consulting and facilitating leadership learning for corporate clients. Prior to that, he had 20 years of leading high growth businesses across diverse industries in Singapore, China and US, where he had led 4 successful green-field start-ups.​​ A great achiever with excellent track record, Chau Chyi was named the Vice President of Operations for Actuant China to develop the integrated global manufacturing campus in China, supporting 20 over business units worldwide.​

    Chau Chyi began his career with Philips Singapore as a Quality Engineer, where he then joined PH Hydraulics and progressed on as Operations Manager.​ Thereafter, an opportunity arose with Falmac Ltd, where he spearheaded the green field manufacturing start-up at Tianjin. Taking the role of a General Manager, he built 2 manufacturing facilities for Falmac and was also responsible for the entire P/L business in China.

    Later, Chau Chyi joined Manitowoc-Potain Crane Group to turn around the Sino-French JV at Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu. Within 3 years, he not only turned the JV into a wholly-owned business, it also became a  profitable one with a market leadership position. He also rebuilt the leadership team.

    ​In 2002, Chau Chyi joined Newell Rubbermaid as a General Manager where he spearheaded the wholly-owned facility in Shanghai. He was later promoted to VP Operations at the group level and was responsible for 2 facilities in Shanghai and US (Milwaukee) respectively, serving the world’s largest retailers: Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Lowes and Target. ​

    ​Under Chau Chyi’s leadership, the manufacturing facilities in both China and US were earmarked as the flagship facilities in lean manufacturing and Operational Excellence, instilling culture of excellence and attaining world-class performance in Productivity, Quality, Service, Safety and Supply Chain Excellence.​

    Specializations

    • Executive Coaching
    • Leadership
    • Manufacturing Operations Management
    • Process Improvements
    • Productivity Improvements

    Education

    University of Strathclyde, UK

    Masters of Business Administration

    National University of Singapore

    Bachelor of Engineering

    Certification

    World Institute of Action Learning

    Certified Action Learning Coach

    Marshall Goldsmith

    Stakeholder Centered Coach Certification

    Prof Arthur Yeung

    “Yeung Triangle” Building Organizational Capability

    DiSC, MBTi, EQ-I Instruments

    Certified Psychometric Tool Assessor

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