Press Release – June 2007

Press Release


“Former SGI Executive Joins Paladin Associates”

Atlanta, GA, June 2007
Bob Wilcox has joined Paladin Associates Inc., where his strong operations background enhances their expertise in strategic sourcing and cost reduction programs.He was previously the SVP of World Wide Operations for Scientific Games International (SGI), a leader in the lottery and racing business.  During his tenure, SGI increased market share significantly in the US, Europe and South America.  He has successfully managed domestic and international manufacturing facilities, large and small, union and non-union, in single and multi-plant environments, in both the public and private sectors.

Wilcox had previously engaged Paladin to assist in reducing procurement costs for raw materials, telecommunications and fabrications. At Paladin, his manufacturing experience will now broaden their array of consulting services, assisting in the rationalization of strategic sourcing’s impact on manufacturing, and reviewing manufacturing functions to reduce waste, control labor and improve overall efficiency.

“Bob Wilcox expands our capabilities further into factory operations – his experience in factory and manufacturing operations position him to assist our clients in a wide range of productivity and cost reduction projects,” said Don Hoeppner, a Paladin Partner.

“We are proud that another former client has joined us”, remarked Bob Matthews, also a Paladin Partner.“Now we can better help clients improve and cost-reduce Manufacturing operations, in addition to Sourcing, Telecommunications, Finance, Marketing & Sales, IT, and HR.  Paladin can also offer Interim C-level Management in Manufacturing, as well as Interim CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, CPOs, CTOs, CMOs, CSOs, and CHROs.

Wilcox can be reached at

About Paladin Associates Inc.:

Paladin Associates is an Atlanta-based management-consulting firm led by a team of former
GE executives with over 500 years of financial and operating experience in a variety of industries,
specializing in productivity and profitability improvement. Paladin offers Strategic Sourcing, Telecommunications Sourcing, Marketing & Sales Productivity, Financial Management, Six Sigma Quality Management, Mergers & Acquisitions Support, HR Productivity, and Interim C-level Management.

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Press contact:

Patrick J. Horgan, Partner
Paladin Associates, Inc.
4709 Layfield Drive, Suite 100B
Dunwoody, GA 30338
770-395-9156 or 404-276-4506(cell)
“Results Driven Consulting”