Icahn sourcing guru joins WestPoint
September 16, 2005,
WEST POINT, Ga. -- Icahn Associates’ Jeff Engel has been named chief operating officer of WestPoint International, effective immediately.
Engel traveled extensively throughout Asia developing sourcing and manufacturing partners for Ford. Before joining Ford, he was a principal at AT Kearney, where he worked primarily with manufacturing clients on operational restructuring and corporate strategy.
Reporting to him in this new assignment will be David Stanfield, vice president-domestic bed manufacturing and operations; John Hurston, vice president-bath products manufacturing; Robert Lanier, vice president-solution products group; and William Walker, managing director and president-Asian Operations.
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