Rigo Frias


Rigo is a director at Myrtle. He is a seasoned operations professional, with more than 18 years of experience in manufacturing and operations. He has led a wide range of assignments and has delivered results in companies worldwide by implementing lean manufacturing programs, business process reengineering, management systems and maintenance processes and systems. He has worked in a broad range of industries including financial services, pharmaceutical, call centers, insurance, electronics, chemicals, mining, defense industries, energy sectors, beverage and food processing.

Some of Rigo’s engagements include:

  • Post Consumer Brands: Performance Improvement
  • Abbott Nutrition: Waste Reduction
  • Boston Beer (2 plants): Performance Improvement
  • Nestlé Waters: Reliability Improvement
  • Abbott (Spain): Asset Validation Scan (AVS)
  • Windsor Foods: Plant Transformation
  • SKF (2 plants): Productivity Improvement
  • Conoco Phillips: Production Cycle Time Reduction
  • REC Silicon (2 plants): Operations Transformation
  • Abbott Medical Optics: performance improvements
  • DSM Pharmaceuticals: performance improvement
  • Teck (Chile): Reliability Improvement
  • Dole (Columbia): Asset Validation Scan (AVS)
  • Philips Lighting (Mexico): Kaizen Implementation
  • Sunny Delight: Performance Improvement
  • Dairy Farmers of America: Productivity Improvement
  • Crothall Healthcare (5 plants): Performance Improvement

Rigo has a bachelors degree in Business and is certified in Demand Flow Technology and Lean Manufacturing. He is currently pursuing his Executive MBA at Emory University in Atlanta.