Don Mills

Safety Professional, Retired

Don has 50 years of experience in manufacturing. He was the General Manager of the Rock Drill Division of Ingersoll Rand, the VP of North American Operations with Thermo-Fisher responsible for seven factories, and the Director of Process Improvement for Dresser-Rand. Don has provided leadership for lean manufacturing implementations emphasizing safety and quality. Don's first priority in every position was to improve safety leading to major cultural shifts in the organizations. He was able to reduce TRIR by 90% in multiple factories.