Chief Executive Officer & Master Executive Coach & Facilitator
Mr. Bruce has a strong leadership background, having served in Senior Leadership positions in the utility, automotive, consumer products, medical device and human and animal pharmaceuticals industries.
Throughout his career, Eric’s strong talent has been as a “turn-around specialist”, which has given him a unique perspective on the typical challenges facing organizations needing a transformation or rapid improvement in bottom line results. He has solid firsthand knowledge of which Talent Management/Development programs work, which don’t, and how to successfully apply best practices in various industries despite their widely varying product lines. He has been recognized as a highly effective coach to the teams reporting to him, with measurable results to productivity and the bottom line.
Most recently, Eric was the President of Alpharma Animal Health, a wholly owned subsidiary of King Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Bruce was also King’s Chief Technical Operations Officer from June 2005 until February 2009. King was purchased by Pfizer early in 2011.
Prior to King, Mr. Bruce was Vice President of Operations for Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. In this role he managed the company’s nine global manufacturing plants and the supply chain functions.
A Performex client for many years, Eric has always believed in the powerful behavioral change that the company brings. He credits much of his success to his participation in Performex programs and is excited to share his learnings with others. In recent years, he purchased controlling interest in the company earlier this year and now serves as Chief Executive Officer.