Cameron J. Hutchison
President & Founder
For over thirty years Cameron Hutchison has been instrumental in helping both union and non-union employers identify and secure their HR and labor relations goals; improving productivity, teamwork and performance.
Mr. Hutchison is experienced in all aspects of HR management and is highly regarded for his ability to negotiate innovative labor agreements that effectively manage labor costs, improve efficiency and facilitate growth. Working closely with his clients, he has repeatedly helped to develop constructive working relationships between management, employees and union leaders, recognizing that each has an important role to play in the success of their company.
In addition, Mr. Hutchison has supported numerous mergers and acquisitions, where he provided valuable due diligence, negotiated new labor agreements, and assessed non-union locations vulnerability to future union organizing; helping to ensure smooth transitions and improve company performance.
Mr. Hutchison has worked with such well known companies as United Technologies, General Electric, The Boeing Company, Dow Chemical, Sundstrand, GKN Aerospace, Spirit AeroSystems, CenturyLink, Onex, PepsiCo, Westinghouse, Allison Transmission, Haier, Summit Materials and The Carlyle Group. In addition, he is well known and respected by many of the country’s largest labor unions.
Over the past few years he has negotiated new competitive labor agreements for General Motors and Boeing divestitures, helping the buyers to successfully restructure labor costs and secure more flexible work practices. The results dramatically improved the new entity’s ability to compete while creating opportunities for future job growth. Most recently Mr. Hutchison was retained by the General Electric Appliances Division, helping the company to successfully negotiate new competitive labor agreements with five major national unions. He is also well known for his work with Spirit AeroSystems and the International Association of Machinists Union (IAM), helping to construct a ground breaking ten year labor agreement that effectively aligns future pay increases with company performance, positioning both the company and their employees for future success.
Prior to establishing the Hutchison Group in 1996, Mr. Hutchison spent seventeen years as a senior executive for the Westinghouse Electric Corporation and Sundstrand Corporation where he worked for Harry Stonecipher, former President and CEO of McDonnell Douglas and The Boeing Company. His educational background includes an MBA in Labor Relations and an MS degree in Industrial Psychology. In addition, he successfully completed pre-doctoral studies and executive development programs at the Harvard Business School and Columbia Graduate School of Business.
Mr. Hutchison has received numerous awards for his work in labor relations, including the Excellence Award for Best Merger and Acquisition, sponsored by KPMG Consulting. He served as an advisor on business development matters for two State Governors, taught business management courses at Ohio State University, and was invited by the Director of the U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service to present at their annual conference where he was recognized as an innovator in the field of labor relations.