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Steve Anderson
President and Founder

"Steve's a engineer's engineer. He understands engineering processes, manufacturing processes, design processes."

- Operating Partner,
private equity firm,
former CEO of several
major US manufacturing firms

Steve Anderson, President and Founder

Steve Anderson is the 2009 founder and president of Global Development Solutions Corporation. Prior to establishing GDS, Steve was Manager of Global Sourcing for a manufacturer of high-performance valves and controls, where he developed and implemented a sourcing strategy for high performance OEM product. He regularly visited and developed suppliers in Italy, China, India, Korea, Thailand, and Taiwan.

Before that, Steve was Chief Engineer and was involved with a wide range of products, their applications, field service, product liability, and offshore product development.

Steve has over 30 years' experience in private industry. He has held management positions in Product Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Global Sourcing, Purchasing, and Cost Reduction, and he was the Chairman of his firm's Quality Improvement Process.

In addition to his having extensive manufacturing experience, Steve has cultivated extensive long-lasting relationships with offshore manufacturers. He first visited Asia 30+ years ago and continues to travel there frequently to maintain the extensive network of GDS suppliers.

He has visited hundreds of manufacturers in Asia.

Steve earned his BSME Tau Beta Pi with honors from the University of Massachusetts and an MS in Management from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.


Global Development Solutions Corp.
PO Box 796
West Boylston, MA 01583
508-835-5809   Email


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