Sameek "Miki" Ray
Consultant - Connecticut, USA
Miki has 30 years of broad international business and operations experience in aerospace, consumer and industrial products with leading corporations. He has a proven track record in successfully building new ventures and organizations; turning around and improving manufacturing operations; identifying and managing global manufacturing resources and supply chains and creating market opportunities with strategic partners. A native of India raised primarily in the United Kingdom, Miki has worked in the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, India, Japan, Russia, Singapore, and the U.S. He has also had responsibility for operations in Australia, China, India, Japan and New Zealand.
As Chairman and President of The Stanley Works, India, he successfully built and managed this multi-division company in India. With United Technologies, he worked at NASA’s Johnson Space Center as Deputy General Manager of Hamilton Sunstrand’s Space and Sea Operations on the Space Shuttle missions. Later, at Hamilton’s corporate headquarters, he held various senior level operations positions in the Environmental Control Systems and Overhaul & Repair Business Units. Prior to that, at United Technologies’ Carrier Air Conditioning, he was Corporate Director of Manufacturing Planning Worldwide. At Otis Elevator’s Pacific Area Operations, he was Director of Manufacturing, with responsibility for all manufacturing operations in Asia, headquartered in Singapore and later Tokyo.
Miki started his career as an industrial engineer at the corporate headquarters of the Koehring Company, a manufacturer of construction, farm, plastic forming, road building and specialty hydraulic equipment in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and then was transferred to the German operation in Hamburg.
Miki has a BSME from Marquette University, a BS in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics from Calcutta University and attended United Technologies’ graduate business program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Hartford Graduate Center.
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