Karl Ohaus

Karl Ohaus

Karl Ohaus

Karl Ohaus is a Partner with the consulting firm Lean Transformation Group and on the teaching faculty of the Lean Enterprise Institute in Cambridge Massachusetts. His career has included senior positions in Ninety One LLC (President), Chester Precision Company (President) and American Standard (Senior Design/Production/Test Enginner).

Karl began educating and consulting in Lean implementation and process improvement in 2003. He draws on his experience using Lean principles and tools to help client companies create process flow, improve operational performance and better address the needs of the business. Karl’s coaching stresses the management development and employee engagement aspects of change to a Lean enterprise.

Karl’s time as a consultant has been divided between Retail, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Financial Services providing service to both large and small institution clients.

The following companies have been among his significant clients:

Healthcare / Pharmaceutical

  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota
  • Johnson and Johnson
  • Bach Mai Hospital, Hanoi Vietnam
  • Trinity Mother Francis Hospital, Tyler Texas
  • Organogenesis
  • Regenoron Pharmaceuticals
  • Hadassah Hospital Jerusalem, Israel
  • Michigan Hospital Association Keystone Center for Patient Safety and Quality
  • Geisinger Healthcare. Scranton Pennsylvania

Retail / Manufacturing

  • Starbucks
  • Nestle
  • Horizon Foods
  • Strauss
  • Structured Medical
  • Sunnen
  • Phillip Morris
  • Textron
  • Computer Associates
  • Innovative Photo
  • Turner Construction
  • Textron

Financial Services

  • Capitol One
  • Vanguard Mutual Funds
  • Fifth Third Bank