Keynote Speaker
Peggy Gulick

Circular innovation and the role of inclusion

Wednesday, Nov. 1 Location Code
12:00pm-1:15pm Huntington Convention Center WK/05
About Peggy Gulick

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Peggy Gulick serves as vice president of Advanced Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement, Energy at Kohler Company. She was hired by Kohler in 2021 as director of Digital Transformation, Enterprise. Prior to her time with Kohler, she spent a decade with AGCO Corporation, with her most recent position as director of Global Strategy and Transformation. She has over 20 years of experience in consumer products, in both private and public settings, driving innovative thinking, advanced problem-solving, empowered cultures and operational efficiency. She has led information technology, continuous improvement and process engineering teams across the enterprise and globe.

Prior to joining AGCO, Gulick served as director of Global Business Process at Pure Fishing, Inc., a subsidiary of Newell Brands. Gulick chartered the Women in Manufacturing Minnesota Chapter and recently joined their Board of Directors. She won a seat on the Association of Manufacturing Excellence Board of Directors in 2019 and is an executive member. Gulick served as president of Clarke University’s Alumni Board of Directors in 2020. She was selected as High Achiever in Internet of Things Manufacturing Leadership (MLC, 2016), one of the Top 20 Women in Manufacturing (2019), a recipient of the Women in Manufacturing STEP Award (Manufacturing Institute, 2014), and most recently inducted into the Women in Manufacturing Hall of Fame. She is proudest of the teams and people she has worked with, citing recognition for their collaborative contribution with awards from Assembly Magazine, AME, Industry Week and Manufacturing Leadership Council for plant excellence.