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Sustainability: Moving from Common Sense to Common Practice
2016 International Conference
Leesburg, VA - National Conference Center

September 18th - 21st


The Basics of CCPM Workshop

Christoph Lenhartz - General Manager of Catena Strategies
Co-Presenter, Pedro Costa - General Manager of Continuous Improvement and Processes, TAP Maintenance & Engineering





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Christoph Lenhartz - General Manager of Catena Strategies, MBA, Jonah, TOCICO-certified, Certified Consultant (bdvb), CDDP, is a Board Member and Past Chairman of TOCICO.

In over 20 years he has acquired a wide-ranging, international experience in industry, as a successful entrepreneur and also a leader of management consulting teams in high complexity TOC implementations. He has lead strategic, business transformation, supply chain management and IT projects and his expertise also includes post-merger integration of supply chain operations for major international groups.

One of the leading TOC and management experts in Europe he is the General Manager of Catena Strategies, a leading consultancy in operational excellence consulting based on TOC principles.He has published articles on TOC and management topics in journals such as "Quality Progress” and has translated and written books on TOC and management topics in German. He is an appreciated speaker and teacher of TOC and related topics.

Christoph holds an MBA from Clemson University (USA), he graduated from the University Essen (Germany) as a Diplom-Kaufmann and has pursued post-graduate studies at Washington State University (USA).


Pedro Costa is the General Manager of Continuous Improvement and Processes Area at TAP Maintenance & Engineering.

With over of 23 years of professional experience at TAP Group, he has served in various technical areas, as specialist, project manager, and leadership positions with increase levels of responsibility.

Pedro is a Mechanical Engineer by Lisbon University, specialized in systems. In 2004, he earned is Master in Industrial Maintenance from Oporto University, and at 2011 he became Aeronautic Specialist (Equal to PHD) from IPL (Lisbon Polytechnic Institute)

In addition to his duties at TAP, he has been a lecturer in the Mechanic Department of ISEL (High Institute of Engineering of Lisbon) and ISEC (Higher Institute of Education and Sciences). Currently he teaches Heat Transfer, Aviation Maintenance Management and Aircraft Systems

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