Executive Director, Advanced Manufacturing
GE Appliances, a Haier company
Chad Toney is the Executive Director, Advanced Engineering at GE Appliances, a Haier company. He started working for Maytag, who was then purchased by Whirlpool, where Chad held roles of increasing responsibility such as Lean Manager, Materials Manager, Assembly Manager, Business Unit Manager, 3rd shift Manager, and Senior Operations Manager within three different plants. Chad then joined GE Appliances, where he was the Assembly Operations Leader for laundry operations, and then Plant Leader for the Decatur, AL top freezer refrigeration facility and then Dishwasher Plant Leader in Louisville, KY. Chad’s latest role is responsible for the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering organization and the infrastructure for Appliance Park. Chad’s career interests include team building, lean, supply chain initiatives, and people/automation integration.