EBI Consulting, a national provider of environmental and sustainability consulting services, has appointed Chris Barrile as executive vice president (EVP), finance and administration, and chief financial officer (CFO). Barrile brings 16 years of finance, operations and executive management experience to the EBI team.
Previously, Barrile was vice president of supply chain management for EMD Millipore, a US$3.5bn life sciences company that was successfully sold to Merck in 2010. In this role, Barrile was responsible for planning, supply security, warehouse operations and logistics.
At Millipore, Barrile gained 11 years of deep and varied experience in positions of increasing responsibility. Beginning as a plant controller, he quickly became senior controller – operations, and then vice president of finance – operations. He was then selected for EMD Millipore’s Accelerating Leadership Programme where, as a vice president, he completed rotations in HR, manufacturing operations, and strategy development and implementation.
Following that he became vice president, strategy and services – operations where he was responsible for environmental health and safety, global properties, strategic sourcing, Massachusetts facilities, project management office and EMD Millipore’s Lean Six Sigma organisation.
Prior to Millipore, Barrile was a senior consultant with Hoffman, Alvary and Company and a finance manager at MKE – Quantum Components, a joint venture between Quantum Corporation (now Maxtor) and MKE of Japan.
Barrile received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Assumption College, an MSc degree in finance from Boston College and a MBA from the University of Michigan. He is a certified management accountant (CMA) and a certified supply chain professional (CSCP).
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