About Us

Who we are?

By choosing LSSIAP you will discover the power of certainty. Having an international experience and presence, covering the Unites States of America, Europe, and Asia, we provide our clients customized business solutions. We add true value to worldwide organizations through domain proficiency plus solutions with demonstrated success in the field and first-class services. Our proficiency stems from years of working with Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques within organizations across a broad variety of industries. Your ongoing success is our goal.


Businesses today need to respond more quickly to changing market conditions with innovation and agility. Placing yourself ahead of the change and gaining long-term success requires constant business transformation. Having an International experience and presence, we can surpass challenges; we can coach and apply valuable tools to your business, as well as execute your strategies. We focus on what your needs are and adapt our services accordingly, by sharing best practices, providing mentoring, training and support. Having wide expertise in Lean Management, Six Sigma, Project Portfolio Management etc we can addressing your critical needs by bringing practical and adaptable methods. We are can providing to both new and existing businesses, a broad variety of business improvement and development solutions. We have worked and applied our expertise in a variety of industries including: Metals and Mining, Construction, Oil & Gas, Energy and Utilities, Retail and Consumer Products, Healthcare, Banking and Financial services, Software Development and E-Commerce, etc. The LSSIAP approach to improving your processes does not involve additional investments on the part of the organization. Our goal is to help you: Adapt to market changing conditions Maintain high customer satisfaction Continuously improve your business Optimize costs We are not here to tell you what to do, but to help you grow and make the changes you want to make..

International Partners

The LSSIAP Partner Program offers various types of partnerships, depending on the type of business you are in, or the products and services which you provide. Minitab World leader in specialized software for Lean Six Sigma and management of Lean Six Sigma projects. Adonis BPMN World leader in specialized software for Business Process Modeling, Process Analysis, Simulation, Evaluation as well as Process Automation. Our capabilities generate opportunities and solutions that constantly surpass our clients’ expectations.

Lean Six Sigma International Association of Professionals

DOLF W. HANNERT – Chairman


Over the course of the past 25 years Dolf has partnered with many top organizations to achieve measurable Lean Six Sigma business improvement results through process effectiveness and efficiency, unparalleled customer satisfaction and superior market performance.

His ability to leverage his deep expertise, outstanding partnering skills and his bias for results has yielded millions of dollars of benefits to the bottom line for his clients.

His primary focus is on the strategic deployment and execution of business performance improvement methodologies with a specific emphasis on the application of Lean Six Sigma.

Dolf has national and international business experience with all sizes of companies across a range of industries. His primary client list includes: ING Group, Wells Fargo, Detroit Medical Center, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Department of Defense Military Health Systems, eBay, PayPal, Google, Box, Symantec Corporation, Newmont Mining Corporation, and Health Management Systems all over the world.

Partnering with his clients, Dolf has managed and coached numerous complex Lean Six Sigma initiatives in various disciplines, including: finance, information technology, manufacturing, operations, product development, marketing, sales, human resources, and legal.

Leveraging his expertise, Dolf routinely develops and delivers a wide variety of Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques. He specializes in strategy planning, business process improvement, project execution, project and executive coaching, voice of customer, and organizational change management.

Dolf has led the deployment of multiple Lean Six Sigma initiatives and delivered a variety of Lean Six Sigma training programs, including: Master Black Belt, Black Belt, Green Belt, Executive Champions, Sponsors, Yellow Belt, Awareness, Lean, and various Design for Six Sigma tools and techniques. He has delivered Lean Six Sigma training to over 5,000 executives, managers, and associates.

Dolf is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Siebold International Group LLC, a Lean Six Sigma consulting company.

Prior to founding Siebold International Group, Dolf held management positions at Johnson & Johnson Ortho Biotech, and AlliedSignal (now Honeywell), and various other businesses.  During his tenure at AlliedSignal and Johnson & Johnson, Dolf worked with a number of business units to achieve measurable improved business results through managing and coaching multiple Lean Six Sigma project teams.

He also focused on strategic planning, project and executive coaching, Lean Six Sigma performance improvement, organizational change management, and training.

Dolf is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Master Black Belt and has a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration, and a Masters Degree (MBA) in Management Information Systems.

Paul ARRAMBIDE – Technical Director

Paul Arrambide

Mr. Paul Arrambide is a visionary leader with a proven performance history.  He specializes in business strategy development, strategic change, business transformation, product & service development & launch, project development & management, e-commerce & e-business strategies, innovation, Six Sigma, Lean, Design For Six Sigma, logistics, operations, business development, communications, and US & international team building.

Prior to Mr. Arrambide’s current role, he worked at Pitney Bowes, AIG, PricewaterhouseCoopers/IBM, General Electric, and the US Army.  While at the Plum Path Group, he holds the position of President.  At Pitney Bowes, he held the position of Director of Business Transformation.  At AIG, he held the position of Director of Performance Management for the Eastern United States.  At PwC/IBM, he held the position of Principal Consultant.  At GE, he held the positions of e-Business Manager, Engineering Manager, Master Black Belt, and Six-Sigma Black Belt.  In these positions, Mr. Arrambide consulted with corporate level officers, senior, and middle managers to identify and evaluate opportunities to develop new products and services, improve business methods, organizational effectiveness, recommend action plans, and guide implementation.

Mr. Arrambide holds a Bachelors of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York.  He is a registered Engineer in the State of New York and a member of the International Society of Six Sigma Professionals, and a partnership member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.

Mr. Arrambide has applied business transformation strategies, innovation, Six Sigma, Lean, and Design for Six Sigma tools and techniques to a wide variety of operations from business strategy development, financial services, insurance, healthcare, operations, engineering, logistics, and manufacturing to e-business.   He is a visionary professional with a proven performance history – driving success through innovative leadership, strong communication skills, and commitment to excellence.  He has delivered results showing a direct impact on organization profitability, productivity, and market share. He has facilitated a number of teams that have produced significant process improvement results and bottom line financial benefits.

Recently, Mr. Arrambide has worked with leading internet, financial, and insurance institutions.  During his engagements, he was responsible for the strategy development, innovation, product & service development, performance management, and quality & productivity improvements globally.  He has delivered training to and provided coaching for senior level executives through junior management.  Mr. Arrambide’s keen problem solving skills, experience, and expertise with strategic change, business transformation, innovation, Six Sigma, Lean, and DFSS are helping clients solve problems in e-business, financial services, insurance, design, evaluation, manufacturing, logistics, operations, and transportation, and IT.

Mr. Arrambide has also worked with major internet, service, healthcare, insurance and financial institutions, commercial equipment manufacturers, pharmaceutical manufacturers, tier 1 automotive clients, major chemical manufacturers, and NASA.

LSSIAP Technical Committee


Jean Hugues Bourgeois LSSIAP

Mr. Jean Hugues Bourgeois  consultant, trainer and coach  has a international professional experience of over 30 years acquired in leading companies in the field of manufacturing, railway, operations in C level positions – CEO SEDIS group (Industrial chains), CEO MPS (Forging in railway sector), European operations manager CROSBY Europe, CEO of FORGE France,  CEO Lormafer and  Site manager AFR (Freight railway wagons)

Jean Hugues is expert in Organizational Analysis (Strategy, Organization, Quality Assurance, Lean, ERP Implementation).

Jean Hugues has achieved exceptional results in:  (i) Helping leaders find new areas of growth (ii) Adapting the company to its new strategy, (iii) Helping complex international teams to execute multimillion budget projects, (iiii) Deploying a methodology for quality management, (iv) deploying continuous improvement plans.


Jean Hugues graduated ICAM Lille , he’s engineer Arts et Métiers, he’s certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and he’s the president of APM Association pour le progrès du management – Troyes, France


iuliana andronache lssiap

Mrs. Iuliana Andronache  consultant, trainer and coach  with a vast professional experience of over 25 years in various fields such as business management, financial accounting , IT and IS, operations, corporate governance, acquired in leading companies in the field of energy, oil and gas, auto, FMCG. She hold C level positions such as CEO, COO, CFO within Electrica, Chevron, GE, Toyota, InBev, Alstom Group.

Iuliana has achieved exceptional results in (i) establishing the business strategy and the main strategic themes; (ii) improving the overall operational performance (ii) treasury: financing strategy, cash pooling,  cash management, financial and capital investments; (iii) financial management of the following processes: integrated shared support service platforms (financial, administrative, procurement, logistics, IT); definition and implementation of budgeting and performance monitoring processes; (iv) profit optimization: revenue growth, monitoring and cost reduction, business process reengineering; (v) reorganizing and restructuring of companies in difficulty;  (vi) due diligence for mergers and acquisitions of companies; (vii) IT and IS projects: SAP implementation; computer networks; defining and implementing the IT and security policies of the company and information; BCP; (viii) insurance and risk management; (ix)  taxes: optimization of tax obligations; the file of transfer prices; (x) human resources management: defining and developing teams; individual and team coaching and mentoring;  trainings.


Iuliana graduated from the Faculty of Finance, Banking and Accounting of the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest (1994), then followed numerous other educational programs of management, leadership and process improvement:  Insead Wharton Alliance – Advanced Global Leadership Development Program; Lean Six Sigma – Executive Master Black Belt; The Open University UK Business School – Management Certificate.


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Mr. John Rooney is an experienced manufacturing manager with a solid background in quality systems and lean, who has the ability to implement and expedite improvements to current processes. A strong strategic thinker and motivational team builder with the drive to succeed and able to demonstrate a passion for objectives to achieve results. Strong financial management skills in setting and managing budgets. A leader with substantial hands-on experience whose personal philosophy and values have enabled him to succeed and inspire others. Retired in 2018 after 40 years with

Vauxhall Motors and then went on to Join Bluestones Manufactured Solutions.

He graduated engineering at the University of Lutton, he’s Black Belt certified, he holds a Diploma in Management Studies (PGdip) issued by University of Bedfordshire, a Higher National Certificate in Mechanical and Production Engineering issued by Wirral Metropolitan College and a Technical Education Council Certificate in Mechanical and Production Engineering (ONC) issued by Carlett Park College of Technology.



Mr Roddy Craig has 41 years in car production with Vauxhall Motors and management experience in Maintenance, Production, Engineering and Supply chain planning and operations. Recently retired, but now employed by Bluestones Manufacturing Solutions, he’s utilizing his experience to support cultural change and/ or lean improvements.

Roddy Craig provides bespoke training in all aspects of Lean Six Sigma, focusing on shop floor challenges, understanding the people, developing training needs, then delivering the modules with follow up work for participants to show they have understood and can implement the learnings.


He trains all hierarchical levels and leads improvement workshops, throughput improvement initiatives. Mr Craig is a very experienced consultant who has frontline knowledge and expertise in all aspects of production, quality, supply chain, and maintenance. He holds a level 7 certification in Strategic management and Leadership issued by the Chartered management Institute.

Latest News

Mr John Dennis, Chairman ILSSI is excited to welcome Mr Dolf Hannert and the Lean Six Sigma International Association of Professionals, LSSIAP, as a new strategic partner.

LSSIAP has its HQ in  USA and has several thousand followers and members based largely in North America.

Dolf Hannert and LSSIAP will be leveraging ILSSI Accredited Exams and Certifications as well as the ILSSI network and community to reach out to International audiences with training and coaching services.

The partnership between LSSIAP and ILSSI is part of the strategic growing of the Lean Six Sigma Community.

ILSSI LSSIAP partnership