Erika joined New State in early 2018 as VP, Operations/Lean. She joins with 30 years of experience across Telecommunications, Medical Device and Healthcare Industries, with global supply chain experience in Strategic Sourcing, Lean Process Re-engineering, Supply Chain Optimization and Logistics management. Most recently, Erika was VP, Supply Chain Operations and Lab Integration at National Dentex an asset owned by Welsh Carson, Anderson & Stowe. Erika began her career at Nortel Networks where she spent 18 years, ultimately leading the Global Accounts Supply Chain organization in Asia Pacific. Erika worked at Beckman Coulter, a Danaher company, spearheading restructuring and Supply Chain optimization. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto, earned her Chartered Professional Accounts certification from CPA Canada and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.