Heather Smeall


Heather is Vice President, Operations with Optimé, responsible for overall leadership of the company’s Operations.  Heather is a customer-oriented work process and supply chain executive, with a track record of delivering outstanding results in the areas of cost efficiencies and productivity that support and enable the business strategy. She has significant experience in managing the supply chain impact resulting from product launches, acquisitions, divestitures, and plant closures with underlying strength in governance. 

At a leading CPG firm, Heather served as a leadership team member at both the country and organization levels which resulted in a skilled and collaborative approach to dealings with Marketing, Sales, IT, Finance, Manufacturing, HR and PR. Select project leadership highlights included leading a 200+ employee organization through 6 consecutive years of improved operational results utilizing 6 Sigma “like” techniques to deliver process improvement and efficiencies in support of results improvement as well as staffing, coaching and directing Subject Matter Expert resources for an average of 30 concurrent projects worldwide. 

Heather is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.