Leigh Hough, President
Ms. Hough provides consulting in organizational issues, change management
and project launch, intervention and support. Prior to founding
Mornington, Leigh worked for W.R. Grace and Company, first in its
Dewey and Almy Chemical unit in Massachusetts, and then at its corporate headquarters in Boca Raton. She implemented an MRPII package in
support of manufacturing and administrative functions in the US
and the UK, and was instrumental in the re-organization of sales
support functions in both geographies. Transferred to corporate
headquarters to serve as Financial Systems Architect, she played
a key role in the selection of financial systems to support the
companys move to common systems and shared services. Leigh
managed Grace corporate systems, including financial, legal and
human resources business applications, while re-structuring of the
information systems group. During a period of high growth at Wang
Laboratories, Inc. Leigh was responsible for forecasting, production
planning, material procurement and shipping/receiving for a disk
assembly plant and for Wangs largest component and assembly
manufacturing operation. Asked to expand a pilot MRP system to all
of Wangs domestic operations, Leigh completed the project
and joined a newly-formed internal Information Technology consulting
group, providing project management, analysis, project turnaround
and training services to Wang locations worldwide. Leighs
last accomplishment for Wang was the replacement of their global
purchasing system with a custom-developed purchasing application
to support $1 billion in annual material and service procurement.
Leigh holds a BA in English and History from Wellesley College in
Wellesley, and an MBA from the Simmons College Graduate School of
Management in Boston. Leigh is Certified in Production and Inventory
Management by the American Production and Inventory Control Society.
Susan Farnsworth, Vice-President
Ms. Farnsworth consults in the areas of finance and financial operations, strategic planning, and M&A. Her most recent assignment has been with the United States Armed Forces in change management and information technology strategic planning. She joined Mornington in 2007 from a 25-year career with W.
R. Grace & Co., where she led finance, information technology, M&A, and marketing communications activities at both operating group and corporate levels, with international scope. Among other achievements at Grace, she launched Six Sigma for support services, adapting traditional tools and
processes for use in administrative and management functions; drove productivity improvements in financial operations via the six sigma process, including DSO reductions and shortening of the closing cycle; championed a wide variety of other support function/process transformation initiatives; and oversaw screening, identification, valuation, negotiation and closing of numerous acquisitions. Ms. Farnsworth holds an AB from Dartmouth College and an MBA with concentrations in finance and production management from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Jean-Philippe Jomini, Vice-President
Mr. Jomini consults in the areas of finance, strategic planning,
corporate organization and technology. His most recent assignments have been with the United States Armed Forces, a top-three
global high tech company, a major NYSE real estate financing corporation,
a leading global cruise line and a high tech startup. Before founding
Mornington, Mr. Jomini was in charge of the worldwide deployment
of enterprise application software at W.R. Grace & Co., a global
packaging and specialty chemicals manufacturer. Prior to that, he
reorganized the corporate reporting processes, replaced the financial systems of Grace and directed the corporate accounting and policy functions. As controller of Graces
European operations, Mr. Jomini merged the financial operations
of 2 divisions, unifying the systems and accounting
practices of 52 corporations and delivering major efficiencies in this billion-dollar business. As European systems and organization audit manager he led business turnaround, process improvements, ISO 9000 and total quality management projects. Prior to joining Grace, Mr.
Jomini worked in finance and corporate planning at Ford Motor and
IBM. He started his career in international credit with Crédit Suisse.
Mr. Jomini has business experience in many countries of the Americas, Europe and the Pacific Rim; he speaks English, French, German and
Italian; and holds an MBA and MS in CIS from the University of Miami.