Warren (Bud) DeGraff is Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Numotion. He oversees the Operations function, which includes Order Processing; Reimbursement and Billing; Supply Chain; Service and Repair; Training and Development; Environmental Health and Safety; and Lean.
Before joining Numotion in 2014, Bud spent 18 years at General Electric Company (GE) — primarily GE Healthcare — in executive and operational leadership roles. He held a number of leadership positions in areas including global inventory management; sourcing/supply chain; service; interventional cardiology and surgery; and interventional radiology. As General Manager of Diagnostics and Clinical Services, Bud oversaw a nearly billion-dollar business with 1,600 employees. As General Manager of the Ultrasound Supply Chain, he helped the business grow 50 percent in three years by improving fulfillment, cost and cash flow initiatives. He also received the President’s Leadership Award for turning around the growth and operating margin of the Clinical Asset and Multi-Vendor Service business.
Bud has a Bachelor of Science degree in Supply Chain Management from Arizona State University and earned his MBA in Operations and Production Management from Ball State University. He graduated with honors and as a member of Beta Gamma Sigma Society, the premier honor society recognizing business excellence. Bud is a Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt and co-owns industry patents associated with Enterprise Resource Planning design.
Bud lives in Brentwood, Tennessee, with his wife and children. He is an avid water skier and sports fan. Bud enjoys football, baseball, hockey, volleyball and all Chicago sports teams.