Bob DuplantierAs CEO of Culture-Matrix LLC, Bob Duplantier helps hyper-growth companies ramp-up their performance culture as the company scales. Bob's 20+ years in biotech, medical device and healthcare provides a deep foundation for attracting top talent, driving organizational change and upgrading company culture to become a competitive advantage.
At Compass Components Inc., Bob Duplantier was initially hired to revamp the struggling HR and administration departments. On the business side, Bob identified and executed an acquisition strategy to drive growth and seamlessly integrated STI Optronics into Compass Components. With this success he was promoted to senior vice president and joined the board of directors. During 2017, Bob spearheaded the opening of two long-delayed Mexico-based manufacturing facilities and shortly thereafter became President of Compass Components Inc.
Prior to Compass, Bob Duplantier held senior level HR leadership positions at AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Abbott Labs, AMD. All three had merger/acquisition/integrations activities. Bob performed change management activities and HR leadership functions during these significant transitions.
Though not a protected veteran by EEOC classification, Bob Duplantier served as an officer in the U.S. Army and was enlisted in the Marine Corps. He also served as a civilian defense contractor (SCI clearance) during Operation Desert Shield in support of NAVAIR.