Larry Fitzgerald is the CEO of RAMPF Composite Solutions Inc., a Burlington, Ontario company that designs, develops and manufactures complex composite structures for the aerospace, defense, consumer, automotive, medical and transportation industries. Larry also serves on the Board of Directors of the WATT Consulting Group based in Calgary, Alberta. WATT Consulting Group (WATT) is a multi-disciplinary engineering firm serving private and public sector clients across Western Canada.
Previously, Larry held various leadership roles in the aerospace, manufacturing and distribution markets. Most recently, Larry was President and CEO of Wainbee Limited. Wainbee is a diversified distributor and provider of technical and supply chain solutions for automation, motion and control technologies.
Prior to joining Wainbee, Larry served as the VP of Operations for Precision Castparts’ operations in Canada, Vice-President and General Manager of Centra Industries, and as General Manager for Honeywell Aerospace in Mississauga. Larry started his career with IBM and Celestica and held various roles in Engineering, Operations and Program Management.
Larry holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Brunswick, and a Master’s of Business Administration from York University’s Schulich School of Business. He also completed Executive Development training at the Stephen M. Ross School of business at the University of Michigan. He is certified as a Six Sigma Green Belt and Lean Manufacturing expert.
Larry has held numerous industry volunteer board positions, including serving on the Board of Directors of the Aerospace Industry Association of Canada and previously held Board positions with the Ontario Aerospace Council, and the Ontario Manufacturing Council. He has also served as the President of the Halton Hills Minor Baseball Association and the Acton Minor Baseball Association.
Larry is known as an Executive with a passion for manufacturing, a bias for results and a track record of improving productivity levels in technology-based businesses.