Thomas Skidmore
Senior Director
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Specializes in driving rapid operational improvements and organizational change
Focuses on integrated end-to-end supply chain strategy, operations excellence, strategic sourcing and procurement; integrated demand and supply planning, and distribution and logistics
20+ years of global industry, consulting and interim management experience
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Tom Skidmore is a Senior Director with Alvarez & Marsal Private Equity Services Operations Group and focuses on the full spectrum of end-to-end supply chain strategy including operations excellence, strategic sourcing and procurement, integrated demand and supply planning, and distribution and logistics.

With more than 20 years of industry, consulting and interim management experience, Mr. Skidmore has expertise across a variety of industries including: industrial products and services, consumer goods, automotive and energy.  He is a well-established leader skilled at crafting solutions to complex business challenges and building high performance teams to deliver results.

His notable assignments include: serving as Vice President of Strategic Development and Vice President of Global Supply for a $2 billion automotive aftermarket company; serving as interim Vice President of Operations for a $200 million advanced glass fiber manufacturer and managing multiple operations and engineering resources and programs within the petrochemical industry for ExxonMobil and Huntsman Corporation.

Relevant client work includes: managing the assessment and implementation of multiple assessments and performance improvement initiatives and delivering significant EBITDA and working capital improvements; developing and leading a comprehensive restructuring plan to reposition the product line and supply chain for an industrial parts manufacturer; and assessing and designing the operations improvement plan for a leading provider of residential and industrial services.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Skidmore led multiple strategic and operational performance improvement engagements with A.T. Kearney and KPMG.

Mr. Skidmore earned a master's degree in business administration and industrial engineering from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Business at Northwestern University, and a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso.