Mike Hanif is a senior instructor/mentor on Leading Edge Group’s Lean SCM Green and Black Belt programs. Mike (CPIM, CQA, LSSMBB, P.Log., ICIA) has a background in electrical engineering and business management and his academic achievements are from University of London; Ryerson University; Humber College; Division of Executive Development Schulich School of Business of York University; Lean Enterprise Institute and the University of Limerick.
Mike has worked in several large organizations including Canpar, Purolator and Canadian Tire Corporation. Over the past 35 years he has gained valuable experience in areas of management of franchised stores; merchandizing; marketing; finance; employee engagement; logistics and supply chain management.
Mike has played a significant role in strategic projects at Canadian Tire Corporation’s supply chain division where he has led the Lean JIT implementation at the 1.4 million square feet Canadian Tire Brampton Distribution Centre. As a Lean Sigma Master Black Belt, Mike has led many Lean Sigma implementations, while also coaching several Green and Black Belts. He also leads numerous Lean Kaizen events within small, medium and large organizations with the involvement of employees to improve processes to create The New Normal™ by establishing standard work within organizations.