John Sullivan, MBA
Senior Consultant & Practice Leader
John Sullivan is a Senior Consultant with The Hayes Group International and Practice Leader in the firm’s business strategy and development area. His work includes Leadership Coaching, Strategy Development, Team Implementation, and Marketing/Sales Consulting/Training.
Prior to joining Hayes, John had over forty years experience with three companies – US Steel, Westinghouse Electric Corp., and ABB Ltd. His multi-functional background includes Engineering, Marketing & Sales, Strategic Planning, Supply Management and Operations Management.
At various times at ABB some of John’s roles and responsibilities included:
- Global responsibility for sales channel development and deployment in the company’s Power related operations
- President of all US based Power Products, Services and Systems businesses
- President of Commercial Operations, Power Technologies, for all of ABB’s North American and Caribbean Marketing and Sales activities.
In John’s extensive career he has had a wide range of experience in introducing new businesses, expanding profitably in established businesses, and managing structural changes engendered by merger and acquisition activity. He was an HR leader who established promotion processes in Performance Management, led Professional and Management Education, Training, and Mentoring Programs.
John’s educational background includes a BS – Physics from St Francis University, Graduate Work in Engineering Physics at the University of Virginia and an MBA from VPI&SU.