Midland, Michigan. The Savant Group announces the appointment of Brian Miller as Chief Operating Officer. As a dynamic and strategic leader, Brian will ensure both strategy and execution is aligned across the Savant Group of companies while improving the quality and digitalization of key processes. His hiring supports the achievement of strategic priorities and operational objectives for the Savant Group.
Brian has extensive training in six sigma and lean product and process improvement principles. He brings a strong background in business management, overseeing diverse functions, including manufacturing, supply chain, procurement, operations, sales, and IT. Brian is skilled in project and change management, design engineering, product/service development, and finance. He is a graduate of Central Michigan University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration in Sales and Marketing and Logistics Management.
Prior to joining the Savant Group, Brian owned a successful consulting firm, guiding and transforming a wide range of client businesses to improve internal operations, increase employee and customer satisfaction, and capitalize on growth opportunities.
“We are proud to have exceptional talent like Brian join our team and excited for him to step into our new COO role. With the addition of his expertise, we’re poised to accomplish even greater success as we continue to grow our business and improve systems and processes that put our people and customers first,” affirms Rebecca Cox, President of the Savant Group companies.
“I am honored to join a company whose first mission is delighting their customers. Together we have a symbiotic relationship that combines the best knowledge in the industry with standardization and digital processes that will take the Savant Group into the future. I am looking forward to working with the entire group to bring the company to new heights,” said Brian Miller, Chief Operating Officer.
About SAVANT GROUP
Established in 1969, the Savant Group is a consortium of internationally recognized companies providing innovative products and services to the lubrication, transportation, energy, and manufacturing industries. The multidisciplinary expertise provided by the Savant Group enables customers to evaluate performance, monitor quality, perform research, and develop solutions for the technical advancement of lubricants, fuel, fluids, and related products.
Savant Labs (SavantLab.com) – Independent testing laboratory and research center specializing in standardized and custom-designed testing with a focus on data quality and interpretation, innovation, and exceptional customer service.
Tannas (TannasKing.com) – Developer and manufacturer of advanced laboratory instruments for analyzing the properties and performance of fluids and materials.
King Refrigeration (TannasKing.com) – Manufacturer of low temperature laboratory instruments requiring development and application of advanced refrigeration design.
Institute of Materials (InstituteofMaterials.com) – Customized marketplace collection and testing service for a range of lubricants and fluids, generating important and unbiased information on properties and performance.
Excell Manufacturing, Inc. (ExcellMfgInc.com) – Machining and manufacturing of precision parts and assemblies, offering CNC milling, turning, and boring of metals and plastics for use in instruments and equipment.