TXM Lean Consultants


  • Tim McLean - TXM Director

  • Anthony Clyne - TXM Director

  • Ron Spiteri - TXM Director

  • Michelle Brown - Senior Lean Consultant

  • Robert Chittenden - Senior Lean Consultant

  • Andrew Czompo - Senior Lean Consultant

  • Marcus Ward - Senior Lean Consultant

  • Roger Crothers - Senior Lean Consultant

  • Gary Pollard - Senior Lean Consultant

  • Brent Johnstone - Senior Lean Consultant

  • Valogi Suhinin - Senior Lean Consultant

  • Justin Tao - Senior Lean Consultant and Consulting Director

  • Tim Scurlock - Senior Lean Consultant

  • Lee Candy - Senior Lean Consultant

  • Theron DeBella - Vice President

  • Ruth Oakley - Quality Assurance Consultant

  • Mike Morgan - Project Manager

  • Axel Krens - Senior Lean Consultant

  • Stuart Mitton - Senior Lean Consultant UK

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TXM Australia

  • Tim McLean
    TXM Director

    Tim has spent more than 20 years in operational and general management roles and has extensive experience in both Project Management and Process Improvement. Since establishing TXM he has built a strong reputation for his high quality project management and extensive lean supply chain expertise.

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  • Anthony Clyne
    TXM Director

    Anthony has a deep understanding of lean thinking and an ability to explain and apply the concepts in many different processes. He joined TXM in 2007 with an impressive record of lean manufacturing experience in a range of industries including food, automotive, minerals processing and transactional processes. Since joining TXM he has worked with a range of customers.

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  • Ron Spiteri
    TXM Director

    Ron has been a Lean practitioner and senior manager for over 20 years. With an engineering background and a skill and passion for business turnarounds, Ron has leveraged the principles of Lean to transform the performance and culture of businesses of all shapes and sizes. This extensive practical experience has equipped him with a proficiency in establishing corporate direction, building viable business strategies, and successfully executing to achieve sustainable results.

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  • Michelle Brown
    Senior Lean Consultant

    Michelle Brown has had an 18 year career implementing lean enterprise at Boeing. Michelle started on the shop floor as a cadet engineer which has given her a practical understanding of the real issues in production. Trained by leading Japanese lean consultants, Michelle became an expert in lean manufacturing and the production preparation process.

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  • Robert Chittenden
    Senior Lean Consultant

    Robert is passionate about using lean methods to improve manufacturing and empowering other individuals and organisations to reach high goals through sharing transformational knowledge and training. He has built a career around frontline leaderships coupled with implementing many lean production systems at Boeing Australia, Chep Australia, ABB Adtranz and Ronstan.

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  • Andrew Czompo
    Senior Lean Consultant

    Andrew Czompo has a distinguished track record of leading lean transformations. Andrew held senior operational leadership positions at Ford, where he was coached by ex-Toyota Lean experts. For the last seven years Andrew has worked as a Senior Lean Coach, assisting hundreds of companies across a huge range of industries.

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  • Marcus Ward
    Senior Lean Consultant

    Based in Perth, Marcus Ward joins TXM with over 21 years of lean experience. After 13 years with Toyota in Europe and Japan, Marcus moved to Australia in 2004 and had worked as a lean consultant with a wide range of resource and manufacturing businesses.

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  • Roger Crothers
    Senior Lean Consultant

    Based on the Gold Coast, Roger has more then 17 years experience driving Lean initiatives across mechanical, industrial and FMCG industries. Roger is an experienced manufacturing leader with extensive Lean training in Australia, Japan and the US, including being mentored by TXM Consulting Director, Anthony Clyne.

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  • Gary Pollard
    Senior Lean Consultant

    Based in Brisbane, Gary Pollard is a highly skilled leader in implementing Business Improvement initiatives (Lean, Six Sigma, Theory of Constraints and Factory Physics) in over 120 organisations from diverse industry sectors in the UK, USA, South America, The Caribbean, Africa, New Zealand and Australia for the past 28 years.

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  • Brent Johnstone
    Senior Lean Consultant

    Based in TXM’s Sydney office, Brent Johnstone is an experienced Lean manufacturing professional with a 30 year manufacturing career in Aerospace, Rail and Construction Materials. Brent was lean transformation manager at Boeing in Bankstown as well as leading a major shop floor lean transformation in the rail sector.

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  • Valogi Suhinin
    Senior Lean Consultant

    TXM is pleased to welcome Valogi Suhinin to our team as a Senior Lean Consultant, based in Adelaide, South Australia. Valogi has had an outstanding international career in Quality and Lean. With degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Management, Valogi has successfully lead Lean and quality transformations in the Automotive and Rail industries across Australia, Asia, the USA and Russia.

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  • Justin Tao
    Senior Lean Consultant and Consulting Director

    Justin Tao is a senior Lean Consultant, Six Sigma Black Belt, PMP, Master in Industrial Engineering. Justin has had more than 10 years’ experience with implementing Lean within China. Justin has previously been employed at Toyota Forging, Otis Elevator and Kraft Foods where he had first hand experience with implementing Lean in a manufacturing environment.

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  • Axel Krens
    Senior Lean Consultant

    Axel Krens joins TXM from a successful career at one of the best Toyota group Lean companies, Denso. At Denso Australia, Axel was a lean manufacturing specialist with more than 12 years’ experience implementing lean across manufacturing and office functions.

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TXM UK

  • Tim Scurlock
    Senior Lean Consultant

    Tim Scurlock had 20 years experience working extensively in the Automotive Industry in the UK, Europe and globally before moving in to consulting 5 years ago. Tim is based in Buckinghamshire in the historic heart of the UK and joined TXM in 2016.

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  • Lee Candy
    Senior Lean Consultant

    Lee Candy is an experienced lean practitioner with extensive knowledge from working as an internal lean leader with Eaton Corporation and Tyco and also as a lean consultant. Lee is based near Southampton and will primarily support TXM customers in the South of England.

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  • Stuart Mitton
    Senior Lean Consultant UK

    Stuart Mitton joins TXM with an outstanding track record of success in implementing Lean across a wide number of industries. Stuart started his career over 30 years ago with an apprenticeship at the prestigious Rolls Royce motor manufacturing operation in Crewe.

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TXM USA

  • Theron DeBella
    Vice President

    TXM is pleased to welcome Theron DeBella to lead the team in the USA. Theron will be based at our office in Hartford, Connecticut and takes on the role of Vice President-USA. Theron has an impressive 25 year career in manufacturing and has extensive experience in deploying Lean across a wide range of industries.

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TXM ASSOCIATES

  • Ruth Oakley
    Quality Assurance Consultant

    Ruth has more than 30 years experience in quality systems and quality management. Her skills range from supplier evaluation, internal and third party auditing, internal quality system implementation, quality crisis management and recall. Ruth has helped many TXM customers implement and improve quality management systems based on ISO9001.

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  • Mike Morgan
    Project Manager

    Mike is a seasoned operational general manager with more than 30 years experience in manufacturing. He has managed complex organisations through relocations, acquisitions and technology upgrades and worked with major companies such as Amcor, Cryovac and ACI. Since joining TXM has managed the relocation of Rola Roof Racks and Rosebank Engineering.

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