Laila Hirr Joins CIMdata | Automation.com

Laila Hirr Joins CIMdata

September 8, 2014 - CIMdata announces that Laila Hirr, a long time PLM advocate and advisor, has joined the firm as a Senior Consultant and Practice Lead.

In the course of her career, Hirr has provided PLM strategic guidance and counsel to a wide variety of customers in industries including: Aerospace, Automotive, White Goods, Consumer Packaged Goods, Heavy Equipment, High-Technology Electronics, and Medical Devices.

“The challenges faced by each of  these industries are unique, but the key issues tend to be the same when properly examined. Getting to common terminology will drive out the real issues to help our customers identify the appropriate strategy and approach for their PLM initiatives,” stated Hirr.

Hirr’s work has encompassed tackling issues involving the integration of product design information into connected topics, including:  regulatory compliance, risk management, supplier management, inventory management, field service management, and portfolio and project planning.

Peter Bilello, President of CIMdata stated, “Laila Hirr brings a strong history and highly collaborative skills to our team that will allow us to continue to build out our practice areas. Her extensive industry, and PLM strategy development and application knowledge is an excellent fit with CIMdata’s core strategic management consulting domains of expertise. We’re very happy to have her on board.”

With over 22 years of experience in the PLM industry Hirr most recently worked as a program manager at PTC managing global deployments of Windchill and Service Center.

Hirr holds a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Portland State University, where she was later named as a Distinguished Engineering Alumni for her contributions to the industry, community and university and a bachelor’s degree, also in Mechanical Engineering, from San Diego State University.

About CIMdata
CIMdata, a leading independent worldwide firm, provides strategic management consulting to maximize an enterprise’s ability to design and deliver innovative products and services through the application of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions. Since its founding in 1983, CIMdata has delivered world-class knowledge, expertise, and best-practice methods for PLM solutions. These solutions incorporate both business processes and a wide-range set of PLM-enabling technologies.

 

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