Gauthier Duval

Gauthier Duval

Gauthier has over 18 years of experience with lean, mainly in the automotive, pharma and electronics industries, and leads the Lean Center of Excellence at Veryable. Prior to Veryable, Gauthier occupied Senior Consultant and Project Manager roles in consulting (Growtth consulting Europe and Simpler Consulting) and was Manager of Training Operations at Lean Alliance, where he developed the Lean Engineering “black belt” program. He trained over 100 Lean Black Belts in Europe, the Americas and Asia. He was responsible for the introduction of lean management systems at MacLean-Fogg (company-wide) as Executive Lean Advisor, and at Hillenbrand (Global Functions) as Sr. Director, Hillenbrand Operating Model. He has led over 160 kaizens in 14 countries and over 100 Value Stream Mapping workshops. Gauthier holds an MBA from the University of South Alabama and a DESCAF (Masters in Business Administration and Finance) from ESC Pau (France).

Recent posts by Gauthier Duval

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Is Piecework a Lean Tool?

By Gauthier Duval on May 19, 2022 12:52:35 PM

While piecework is not as common as it used to be, perhaps you’re wondering if it would work in your business. For Lean practitioners especially, it’s important to consider how this would impact the culture of your workplace. Will workers still function as teams? Will productivity change?

Topics: Lean Center of Excellence