Nigerian IEOM Society
Dr. Joseph M. Ogundu, MBB
A seasoned lean and operations leader with extensive experience in leading change through application of lean business principles, six-sigma, operations management and business process excellence in the automotive, Oil and Gas, Energy and other manufacturing industries and non manufacturing industries. A hands on executive with the leadership credentials in starting new organizations/departments, directing and managing activities of multiple and large scale operations. A change agent that understands the impact of change in an organization and its employees. Experienced in cost savings, cost control, budget control, profit and loss, quality deployment, strategy development and implementation, Quality systems and total quality management. Experienced coach and trainer of lean business principles, Lean Six-Sigma, continuous improvement, project and program management.
Dr. Joseph Mbadiwe Ogundu was born in Isiokpo, Ikwerre Local Government of River State, Nigeria. He is one of the sons of Late Chief I. K Ogundu of Azumini Village (Ngbu Oyo) , Isiokpo and Late Mrs. Ihuoma Diamond Ogundu. Dr. Ogundu is an experienced leader with extensive experience in executive leadership, operations management, consulting, coaching, training, teaching, profit & Loss management, infrastructure development and budget implementation from several corporations and institutions of higher learning in United States, Canada, and Europe. He holds a doctorate degree in Manufacturing and Systems Engineering, Master of Business Administration degree in Management, Master of Science degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Bachelors degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering and Certified as Six-Sigma Master Black-Belt. He has managed major departments with large scale budgets and projects and participated as board member in professional and non-profit organizations. Currently Dr. Ogundu is a Sr. Consultant/executive management coach with Suncor Energy Inc., the largest Canadian Oil Company with market capitalization of over 20 billion dollars. Dr. Joseph Ogundu is the Chairman of MBACO Energy Nig. Ltd, a newly formed limited liability company with interest in Energy research/development and infrastructure development in Nigeria and other African nations. As the Vice Chairman of Rivers State Foundation Inc., he will bring his experience and network of global leaders to assist in the growth of the organization and River State people across the globe.