Justo Vargas Joins Greater Yield as Senior Knowledge Leader

Multicultural Turnaround Leader Brings 30 Years' Experience

DALLAS– July 16, 2012 – A top international turnaround leader and team builder has joined Greater Yield to lend his expertise in organizational transformation and top and bottom-line growth.

Justo Vargas has been named Senior Knowledge Leader of Greater Yield, a Dallas– based provider of customized enterprise transformation solutions. With more than 30 years of multinational experience as both an operations executive and a Project Leader / implementation consultant, Vargas has deep supply chain, maintenance, manufacturing operations and working capital expertise in more than 20 industries.

"Justo brings decades of multifunctional and multicultural experience to his position with Greater Yield," said Jim Taylor, principal at Greater Yield. "We are pleased to have a partner who not only excels in team leadership skills, but who also has extensive experience in growing revenue and profit in high pressure environments. This is the kind of hands-on expertise that the Greater Yield team brings to the table."

Before joining Greater Yield, Vargas was the President of Assured Results International, where he acted as change agent for clients in the $25M to multi-billion dollar range. He served as Senior Vice-President at Crown Capital Group where he led the integration, turnaround and growth of acquisitions for the $300M private investment fund. He was an implementation consultant with Thomas Group, applying Lean Thinking, Six Sigma and Time-Based Competition principles in global corporations ranging from $120M to $2.5B in revenue. Vargas also led the turnarounds of the Mexican operations and of the Specialty Chemicals Division of the A.W. Chesterton Co., a 100+ year- old manufacturer of products to improve performance of industrial plants.

"As a multicultural team builder in over 30 countries, Justo has helped organizations across many industries achieve exceptional measurable – and sustainable – results. He is known for his ability to develop and empower people. He is a strong business leader that has worked in every functional area," said Debbie Womack, principal and founder of Greater Yield.

Fluent in Spanish and English, Vargas holds three professional licenses (Attorney at Law, CPA, PE); three academic degrees (JD, MBA, BS-CE); and four certifications (CTP, CPM, CPIM, CIRM)