Lindsay Allan Lautz
Global Supply Chain Sector Leader
Lindsay A. Lautz is a Director at Stanton Chase Los Angeles and has 30 years’ experience in retained executive search. He conducts searches in all functional areas for both late-stage pre-IPO startups and multinational companies. He currently serves as Global Sector Leader of Supply Chain and Strategic Sourcing and is a member of the Consumer Products and Services Practice Group focused on the cannabis/hemp market. Prior to joining Stanton Chase, Lindsay founded Leadership Group Executive Search (LGES), and in 1990 he started his search career as a Principal at Korn/Ferry International in San Francisco.
In 1981, Lindsay co-founded Positive Video, Ltd., Northern California’s first post-production only facility specializing in electronic editing of videotape, special effects, audio, and animation for programs and TV commercials for over 600 corporations, TV stations, advertising agencies, and production companies throughout the world.
Lindsay joined Fromm and Sichel, Inc., a subsidiary of Joseph E. Seagram & Sons in New York, in 1973. Fromm and Sichel was the worldwide distributor of The Christian Brothers wines, brandy, and champagne. Lindsay served as VP, HR, and in 1977 was elected Vice President, Treasurer.
Lindsay’s early career was with Associated Freight Lines/Bestway Transportation, an interstate common carrier, where he was Manager, HR/Administration for the firm’s operations in Los Angeles/Nevada/Arizona. Bestway was acquired by TNT Freightways in 1985 and finally by FedEx Express. Other positions held in transportation include United Airlines, Greyhound Lines, and Santa Fe Railroad.
Lindsay received a bachelor of science degree in business administration from the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles. He is on the Board of Counselors of the MBA for Veterans Program at USC’s Marshall School of Business.
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