MINNEAPOLIS—Feb. 2, 2015—Experienced global IT business executive Bill McGarry has joined Endurant as president and change master consultant. McGarry has developed and delivered large, complex transformational solutions for a diverse range of corporations, including Medtronic, St. Jude Medical, General Electric and Owens Corning. He has extensive background in all aspects of enterprise-level IT governances including planning, integrated architecture and program management.
Endurant works with a diverse range of companies to quickly and effectively solve problems, maximize new opportunities and provide executive thought leadership to CEOs and other C-level executives. Endurant specializes in culture transformations based on changes in organization design, employee effectiveness, business processes and technology.
“We are particularly excited about Bill’s demonstrated ability to bring diverse leaders together to develop strategic objectives based on business needs,” noted Endurant founder and CEO Nick Eian. “He is highly skilled in creating strategic plans that meet corporate goals and drive critical business transformations. Bill also has extensive experience in global technology services contract negotiations and management.
“As Endurant’s new president, Bill embodies our firm’s long-standing commitment to providing clients with deeply experienced consultants who deliver results, efficiently and effectively, based on years of real-world expertise. Our current and future clients will appreciate his vision and ability to drive their organizations forward in the midst of continually changing business environments and disruptive technologies,” said Eian.
Before joining Endurant, McGarry spent the past four years as a strategic management consultant helping organizations achieve success through improved and harmonized business and technology processes. He was chief information officer at St. Jude Medical in St. Paul from 2005-2008, vice president of enterprise applications at Medtronic in Minneapolis from 2001-2005, and global integration leader of IT e-Business at General Electric in Plainville, Connecticut from 1999 to 2001.
Earlier in his career, McGarry held positions of increasing responsibility and international complexity at Owens Corning, Honeywell, Pillsbury/Grand Metropolitan, Gelco (GE Capital), Cenex and the Federal Land Bank in St. Paul.
Endurant is a management consulting company specializing in culture transformations through change management, organization effectiveness and organization design. Endurant consultants are change masters, organization architects and organization designers who work with a diverse range of organizations serving as executive thought partners, as well as providing strategies and implementation services, mentoring and coaching.
Founded in 1991 by Nick and Jan Eian, Endurant consultants have collaborated with hundreds of companies to achieve greater acceptance of change, while minimizing costs and ensuring the longevity of organizational systems.
Endurant offers clients the assurance of experienced, senior consultants combined with the ease and convenience of working with a smaller consulting firm. Endurant consultants bring specialized knowledge of a wide range of industries and hands-on experience with specific business challenges. Many Endurant consultants have held executive management and sales positions at leading Fortune 500 corporations or operated their own businesses. More information is available at www.endurant.com.