Mr. Goddard joined Kamylon in 2008 and has an
accomplished resume that spans the globe in nearly 20 years as a Senior
Consultant and Executive in both fortune 500 and smaller firms.
A former military officer, Stephen received his undergraduate degree in
Management (with a minor in Physics) from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and
obtained his aviation wings from U.S. Navy Flight School.
Over his 12 year military career, he had served in various leadership roles as
an officer and an aviator including key positions in Operations and Supply Chain
Following his military career, Stephen obtained his MBA from the London Business
School and then spent four years as a project manager with the strategy
consultancy McKinsey & Co. where he focused primarily on Lean, Six Sigma and
performance improvement projects in Europe, Africa, and, mostly, Asia/Pacific.
A line manager by heart, Stephen
moved back to the U.S. in 2001 after accepting a Senior Position as a
Performance Improvement director with the fortune 500 packaging firm Sealed Air
Corp. At Sealed Air, Stephen went
on to transition to executive line operations positions that spanned the globe.
He left the company to follow a Sealed Air General Manager to 3D Systems Inc., a
smaller ($250M) publicly traded high-tech company where he served as a Company
Officer and head of Operations. In
2008 Stephen joined Kamylon as a Management Partner and currently serves as
Executive Chairman of TransPac Aviation Academy.
As a global leader in aviation training, TransPac graduates 500 pilots a year
who go onto for careers in domestic and overseas, particularly Chinese,
Ms. Braz joined Kamylon in 2014,
bringing a wealth of financial experience and leadership, having served as CFO
or senior finance executive in a number of operating companies and investment
Mr. Johnson joined Kamylon in 2008 and brings over 20 years experience in
driving strategic HR initiatives across a variety of businesses from start-up
entities to global publicly traded firms. In his role, Tom leads our efforts in
building Kamylon’s talent management system with a particular emphasis on
attracting, developing and retaining world class talent throughout Kamylon and
its businesses. Tom is also a resource to each BU for advice and counsel on HR
and talent management matters, and assists in establishing best HR practices
throughout the firm and supporting HR related due diligence in our investment
Most recently, Tom led the staffing and leadership function at
Investment Technology Group, a leading global provider of equity trading
products and services for the institutional investment markets. Prior to ITG,
Tom was Director of Global Staffing and Development for Thermo Electron
Corporation and built a global talent acquisition, development and succession
planning function to support the firm’s evolution from many disparate operating
units to an integrated operating company. In addition, Tom has held a number of
strategic HR roles at Nortel Networks, focusing largely on building high
performing teams across the R&D, Manufacturing, Sales and Service functions.
Tom earned his BA at Harvard College and MBA at Boston University.
Mr. Latouf joined Kamylon in 2007 as a full time
Management Partner and since 2012 has been a part time senior advisor. Todd has
twenty five years of management and leadership experience contributing to the
improved performance and profitability of automotive parts, plastic, metal, and
tool manufacturing companies. Mr. Latouf served as President and C.E.O. of one
of Kamylon’s businesses which was acquired by Accuride Corporation. As a
Management Partner, Todd oversaw business unit operations and helped implement
the Kamylon Management System.
Additionally, he leveraged his industry relationshisp to originate new
investment opportunities, which led to the acquisition of one of Kamylon’s
In earlier positions, Todd was President and Chief
Restructuring Officer for Hallmark Technologies, a Canadian-based automotive
manufacturer of precision tooling and plastic parts. He also served as General
Manager of European Operations and North American Modular Operations for Magna
International, a leading global supplier of technologically-advanced automotive
systems. Prior to his tenure as GM, Todd played a key role in the growth at
Magna Closures, a division of Magna which provides electro- mechanical vehicle
closure devices for the global automotive industry. He also held several other
leadership positions at Magna International, including Director of Program
Management. Over his career, Todd has been responsible for producing more than
$9.5 billion in gross revenue that dropped an estimated $1.2 billion to the
bottom line for the firms with which he has been associated at the same time as
leading initiatives that saved nearly $800 million in operating costs.
Mr. Latouf holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Warren
National University, a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Windsor, and a
Chemical Engineering Technology Diploma from Saint Clair College. His
professional development includes training in General Management, Negotiation,
Green Belt Certification, and Lean Initiatives. Mr. Latouf is also an active
member of the Society of Automotive Engineers