College Station, TX (PRWEB) September 28, 2011
Retiring Lt. General Robert Van Antwerp, a three-star general with the United States Army, accepts a position with the Flippen Group, a leading executive development and organizational consulting company.
General Van Antwerp is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and holds an M.B.A. from Long Island University and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Michigan.
Since 2007 General Van Antwerp has served as Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Appointed by the President of the United States, he was directly responsible for leading 37,000 civilians and 600 military families, providing management and construction support to 250 Army and Air Force installations in nearly 100 nations worldwide.
“I have a passion for building relationships, growing leaders and developing high-performing organizations. Having personally coached general officers and division commanders, Flippen Group is the perfect fit for this next season of my career. We share the same vision and commitment to – bringing out the best in people,” said General Van Antwerp.
Having provided decades of executive-level leadership within large global organizations, General Van Antwerp has a wealth of experience in leadership selection, training and development. He is known around the world for his ability to develop growth strategies and inspire individuals and teams to deliver superior results.
In addition to providing executive and leadership development, General Van Antwerp will be leading a new Infrastructure Group within the Flippen Group. He will serve clients across the globe.
“Success is more than increasing profit; it’s about creating a culture and mindset where people perform at their peak. Developing leaders is a vital part of improving the infrastructure of communities and making a positive impact in the lives of people around the world. We are honored to have General Van Antwerp as part of our team. His years of global leadership and experience will be a tremendous asset to the Flippen Group and the organizations we serve,” said Flip Flippen, President.
Flippen Group is one of the leading executive development and organizational consulting companies in America. Positioned at the forefront of innovative solutions for performance-based leadership and talent development, they work with a variety of organizations in corporate, sports, government and education: professional sports teams, money managers, educators, military leaders and corporate executives. Their unique philosophy encompasses the full picture of personal growth – identifying and embracing strengths, while at the same time methodically and systematically breaking personal constraints. The result is a dramatic increase in performance and effectiveness.