Anton Steyn

Atnon Steyn, MBA, DBA

Senior Advisor

Value Proposition

Anton has diverse management skills and experience. He is an accomplished, versatile General Manager and company director with a stellar career of achievement driving organizational success through strategic multi-million dollar projects. His management experience includes sales and marketing, continuous process improvement and safety and quality systems implementations. Repeated success in developing teams and launching progressive initiatives to increase productivity, minimize expenses, mitigate risks, and improve profitability. Expertise in lean manufacturing, key performance indicator (KPI) development, and best practices. Recognized for managing and coordinating cross-functional teams and strategic planning.

Selected Engagements

  • Successfully built, from concept, start-up and as General Manager, a multi-million dollar chrome crushing and recovery plant.
  • Started a 100-ton per day glass bottle factory. Managed the project, appointed all employees and operated the business successfully for three years until promoted to the Board of the company as Operations Director.
  • Implemented safety culture in Norampac. Took the plant from the worst, unsafe plant in the company to have a record of two years without any recordable accidents.
  • Managed international supply chains for efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Managed and negotiated a number of union relationships and contracts.
  • Founding member and treasurer for a church as non-profit company and charitable organization. Successfully established the financial structure and ensured the financial viability of the church.

Qualifications

  • Electrical and Mechanical Maintenance Engineer on a deep level gold mine.
  • Maintenance Engineer and Production Manager for stainless steel manufacturing plant.
  • General Manager, chrome recovery plant.
  • General Manager, glass container manufacturing plant.
  • Operations Director and Board member, MB Glass Works.
  • Director and Board member Haggie Rand Steel Wire and Rope.
  • General Manager, corrugated containers manufacturing business.
  • Business Administration and Management instructor.
  • International experience includes Africa and Europe.
  • DBA, California Coast University. Doctorate in International Business Administration.
  • MBA and B.Comm in Commerce, University of South Africa. Business Administration.
  • Certified Electrical and Mechanical Maintenance Engineer.

News & Articles

To learn more about Anton please contact Managing Principal Gord Forbes.

Phone: (403) 264-8195   ext.1006
Toll Free: (888) 282-8450
Email: gforbes@osborneinterim.com

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