Wade Phillips

President – Europe

About Wade

Wade Phillips is President in Seraph Europe where he resides in Dublin Ireland. With the rapid adoption of new technologies in automotive manufacturing and the geopolitical forces shaping supply chains have created many new challenges for our clients, we see the importance of having a stronger presence to support our client’s global footprint. 

“I am excited to lead and work with the Seraph team to further expand our business in Europe, duplicating the success we’ve generated with our North American clients,” Phillips shared. “Our team’s data-driven, hands-on operational approach provides a competitive advantage for Seraph which will continue to benefit our European clients. I look forward to better servicing our current clients, developing new relationships, and growing our team in Europe.” 

Prior to Wade’s newest role, he was one of Seraph’s Managing Directors. He headed all turnaround and crisis management operations for Seraph. Wade brings more than 25 years of experience in the automotive and manufacturing space. Prior to joining Seraph, Wade was VP of Operations for Spartan Motors Inc. and COO of Detroit Manufacturing Systems, where he led transformative initiatives to improve underperforming operations to achieve best-in-class performance.  

Wade graduated from the U.S Military Academy at West Point with a B.S in Aerospace Engineering before receiving his MBA in Business Administration from Spring Arbor University in Michigan.   

Areas of Expertise

Crisis Management, Turnaround, Lean Manufacturing. 

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As an entrepreneurial company that supports new ideas, we have a broad surface area of partner companies, internal business development initiatives, and project opportunities, allowing our consultants, analysts, and operations specialists to develop their skills as they grow their roles.

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