INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN – Travel Tags, Inc. announces the appointment of Chris Shimek as vice president of global operations. Mr. Shimek is succeeding Ken Dishno, who will be retiring after a remarkable career of 11 years of continuous service to the company and its employees.
A talented individual, Mr. Shimek has more than 25 years of experience in business strategy and execution.
“Chris is an excellent addition to our organization,” said Al Rausch, president of Travel Tags, Inc. “With a focus on integrity, honesty, people development, strategy and process, we have no doubt he will deliver immediate and high-impact results.”
Mr. Shimek has a passion for continuous improvement and excellent experience with the tools, techniques and methodologies that focus on waste reduction and elimination. His approach is hard on process, easy on people – always assuming positive intent. With a collaborative and team-oriented mindset, he will be a great fit for TTI, both culturally and professionally. He will focus on operational excellence and world class performance in the categories of Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost.
“I am excited to join such a recognized leader in the card manufacturing industry,” said Shimek. “As we continue to expand and explore new markets, I plan to instill my proven methodologies and techniques to bolster the operational excellence at each of our facilities.”
CHRIS SHIMEK | VICE PRESIDENT, GLOBAL OPERATIONS