Dr Julie Madigan BSc (Hons), PhD, MBA, FRSA
Julie Madigan joined The Manufacturing Institute in June 1995 and was appointed Chief Executive in March 1996.
Julie oversaw the development of the Manufacturing Institute from this time, building the customer base, developing all of the product and service offerings, building a strong brand and reputation and establishing the Institute as the first of the Regional Centres for Manufacturing Excellence in the UK.
In 2001 the Institute began to deliver the Manufacturing Advisory Service for the North West region.
In 2003 the Agenda for Change in North West Manufacturing was launched, targeted to drive over £400 million of quality, cost and delivery improvements in the manufacturing base.
Since 1995 the Institute has worked in over 4,000 manufacturing companies and over 30,000 manufacturers have attended educational programmes focused on driving productivity.
was previously MRPII Project Leader for Ciba Pharmaceuticals
in Europe, based in Switzerland, with responsibility for supply chain integration covering three new focused factories and ten European demand streams.
Prior to this, Julie was Project Manager for the UK Pharmaceutical Divisions Class A MRPII implementation.
She began her career at Ciba in sales, after which she moved into marketing on an accelerated development programme.
Julie has a BSc and PhD in Biochemistry and a Masters degree in Business Administration.