CHRISTIE WONG BARRETT
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Christie Wong Barrett is the Chief Executive Officer and co-owner of MacArthur Corporation, a manufacturing company headquartered in Michigan with operations in the U.S., China, Mexico, and Poland. MacArthur is a world-class manufacturer of innovative labels, tags, decals, and functional film components for mobility, electronics, health technology, industrial, and consumer goods sectors. For over 50 years, MacArthur Corporation (www.macarthurcorp.com) has engineered flexible solutions for many of the largest global brands. Under her leadership, the company has achieved sales growth, and customer and market diversification, expanded global operations, transformed IT infrastructure, and developed a new product innovation pipeline.
Christie holds over 25 years of business experience that spans strategy, operations, innovation/R&D, marketing, globalization, transformation, and organizational performance. She has worked in over 20 countries on complex business issues for both multinational Fortune 100s and mid-sized privately held companies. Christie’s diverse career includes positions at global consultancies McKinsey & Company, Charles River Associates, and engineering roles at Raytheon Company and Schlumberger. At McKinsey, she led the global Product Development practice and stewarded five years of growth, service line development, and efficient operations. She has an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
Christie presently serves as a Board Member for DMI Companies, Inc. and is an officer on the Board of Directors and Treasurer for the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council, which facilitates the development and sustainability of minority-owned businesses. She is a founding Director of Amplifyd, an innovation platform in partnership with PLUG AND PLAY to incubate startups with minority and women founders, connect promising technologies to corporations, and build a diverse and inclusive innovation ecosystem in Detroit, MI.
about MacArthur Corporation
A leading global supplier of innovative custom-engineered labels, tags, RFID, and die-cut solutions, MacArthur specializes in meeting the complex and demanding requirements of today’s high-performance marketplace. MacArthur products can be found on most major vehicles made in North America and Europe. Founded in 1970, MacArthur Corporation has invested steadily in innovation and sustainable operations. MacArthur has received awards and recognition for quality and supplier performance from General Motors, Toyota, Ford, Autoliv, APTIV, Nexteer, and Adient.
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