Peter Dimmell

President; Business Excellence Advisor, Groupe MEK & Associates;
Shell Canada Limited & Cenovus Energy Inc.

PETER DIMMELLis President of Groupe MEK & Associates Ltd., which is anengineering and management consulting company focused on improving the qualityof a company’s business and implementing business and technical strategies ofoperating in low margin markets. Peter has a master’s degree in engineering andin law.  He was previously a managingpartner for an environmental engineering company, and then 10 years at Encanain various management roles including Canadian Manager of ContinuousImprovement, which focussed on Supplier Quality Management.  This was an integrated approach with SupplyChain Management, Operations and key service providers and suppliers. GroupeMEK key clients include: Shell, Cenovus, Go Productivity, and BusinessDevelopment Bank of Canada. Key capabilities include Capital and Operationsexpenditures cost reduction strategies identification, prioritization,implementation and long term sustainment. Peter will be talking aboutleveraging Supply Chain Management in developing and sustaining productivityand efficiency capabilities within an organization and their supplychains.  He will also be discussing apotential solution of how companies can thrive in this current economicenvironment.