Pascal Dennis is a professional engineer, author and advisor to North American firms making the lean leap. Pascal developed his skills on the Toyota shop floor in North America and Japan and by working with major international companies. He is a faculty member of the Lean Enterprise Institute.

Pascal has been a manager of operations, human resources, finance, and health, safety & environment. He has supported lean implementation at leading international companies in sectors as diverse as automotive, process industries, heavy equipment, construction and health care. The focus of his lean practice is strategic planning and execution (hoshin management), human resources, quality, machine maintenance, and new product development. In leadership positions at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC), Pascal supported several major model launches, the construction of a new 3 million square foot facility, and the hiring of 2000 new team members.

Pascal is the author of several award-winning books. His last book, Getting the Right Things Done – A Leader’s Guide to Planning & Execution, won the Shingo Prize. His latest book is The Remedy — Bringing Lean Out of the Factory to Transform the Entire Organization (Wiley, New York 2010).