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Mr. Martin Swarbrick

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President and Chief Executive Off...

Bison Gear & Engineering Corp.
3850 Ohio Ave.
St. Charles, Illinois 60174
United States

Company Description: Bison Gear and Engineering, founded in 1960, was acquired by the father and son partnership of Norman and Ronald Bullock in 1987. As president of Bison, Ron Bullock...   more

Employment History


  • Bachelor of Engineering Degree
  • Masters , Mathematics/Computer Science
  • Trinity University
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Web References
Business Leadership Group | WorkforceChicago, 23 July 2013 [cached]
Martin Swarbrick, President & CEO, Bison Gear & Engineering Corporation
Bison Gear Appoints New President, 29 June 2005 [cached]
Bison Gear & Engineering Corp. announced the appointment of Martin Swarbrick as president and Chief Operating Officer.
Most recently, Swarbrick was vice president and director of business excellence for Motorola.During that period, Motorola was awarded the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2002 and the Balanced Scorecard Hall of Fame award in 2004.
"Martin's track record as a leader in the disciplines of Performance Excellence, Quality, Customer Advocacy and Six Sigma will drive Bison Gear's continued growth by offering the best overall value package to customers," said Ron Bullock, Bison Chairman and CEO.
Swarbrick's 27 years as a business leader began in Ireland as a manufacturing engineer for General Electric where, over a seven-year period, he progressed to manufacturing manager.
He spent the next seven years with Verbatim (Kodak) as Operations Manager.In 1991, he became operations director for Motorola's Land Mobile Products Sector and shortly after became vice president and general manager with responsibility for manufacturing operations and distribution for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Gearmotor, Gear Motor, Gear Reducer, DC Motor, PMDC Motor, 2 Nov 2012 [cached]
Bison Gear and Engineering Names Martin Swarbrick CEO
2/1/2008 - Martin Swarbrick has been promoted to CEO of Bison Gear & Engineering Corp. Previously, Swarbrick served as President of Bison Gear and will now carry the title of both President and CEO. He first joined the company in December 2006 after serving as Vice President and Director of Business Excellence for Motorola Inc.
Gearmotor, Gear Motor, Gear Reducer, DC Motor, PMDC Motor, 13 April 2006 [cached]
Martin Swarbrick Appointed as New President of Bison
1/8/2007 - Most recently, Swarbrick was Vice President and Director of Business Excellence for Motorola. He led the path to national recognition for Performance Excellence when Motorola was awarded the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2002 and the Balanced Scorecard Hall of Fame award in 2004.
Motorola - Mediacenter - Biographies - MARTIN SWARBRICK, 1 Nov 2002 [cached]
MARTIN SWARBRICKVice President & Director, Office of Business ExcellenceGovernment and Enterprise Mobility Solutions Business,Motorola, Inc.
Martin Swarbrick is vice president of Motorola, Inc. and director of the Office of Business Excellence for the companyâ€s Government and Enterprise Mobility Solutions Business.
Swarbrick joined Motorola more than eight years ago as an operations manager in Dublin.He progressed to vice president and site general manager for Dublin and had responsibility for the Radio Products Group of Europe, Middle East, Africa, including the distribution center and supply chain organizations in the region.He was also country manager for Ireland with responsibility for public relations, community and government relations.
Swarbrick previously held roles in manufacturing, operations, automation development, technical services, quality and facilities with General Electric and Kodak over a 15-year period.
He has participated on a number of boards and committees, including the National Competitiveness Council, which prepared the 1998 Competitiveness Report for Ireland at the request of Prime Minister Bertie Ahern.Swarbrick was a charter member of the Junior Achievement organization in Ireland and a director of the board.He is presently on the Cook County Junior Achievement Board.He was also a member of the NIU-Motorola alliance board in Schaumburg.
Swarbrick was born in Cork, Ireland.He was educated at Trinity University and holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree and a Masters in Mathematics/Computer Science.He studied manufacturing and operations at IMEDE in Lausanne, Switzerland, and completed the Leadership Institute at Northwestern Universityâ€s Kellogg School of Management in 2001.
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