If you are an industry expert with years of experience and would welcome the opportunity to strengthen your reputation as a thought leader, we would love to hear from you.

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2017 Speakers

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Dave Clark
Senior Vice President Worldwide Operations at Amazon
Dave Clark is responsible for Amazon’s global supply chain and logistics operation, which today comprises over 230,000 employees operating in over 700 fulfillment centers, transportation centers, and customer service centers, across 16 countries. In addition to […]
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Daniel Myers
Executive Vice President, Global Integrated Supply Chain at Mondelēz International
Daniel Myers is Executive Vice President; Integrated Supply Chain, leading Mondelēz International, Inc.’s Procurement, Manufacturing, Engineering, and Customer Service and Logistics groups, which represent more than 70,000 of the company’s employees. Daniel held the same position […]
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Sandra MacQuillan
Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer at Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Sandra MacQuillan is Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer for Kimberly-Clark Corporation, leading their Global Supply Chain organization with global responsibilities for Procurement, Manufacturing, Logistics, Sustainability, Safety, Quality and Regulatory. Sandra joined K-C from […]
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Rahquel Purcell
Senior Vice President, Head of Supply Chain Americas at L'Oreal
Rahquel Purcell serves as Senior Vice-President & Head of Supply Chain for L’Oreal USA – the world’s largest beauty products company with revenue in the Americas of $16 Billion. Ms. Purcell is a supply chain executive […]
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Bill Mines
Senior Vice President Finance & Strategy, Supply Chain at Walmart
Bill joined Walmart in October 2014 and is currently the Senior Vice President Finance & Strategy, Supply Chain, Walmart US.  Bill is responsible for Financial Planning and Analysis and Decision Support for a network of over […]
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John Church
EVP, Chief Supply Chain Officer and Global Business Solutions at General Mills
John Church is the Executive Vice President, Chief Supply Chain Officer and Global Business Solutions, at General Mills. As the Chief Supply Chain Officer, John has global accountability for Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing, Engineering, Human Safety, Corporate […]
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Christophe Beck
Executive Vice President & President at Nalco Water, an Ecolab company
Christophe Beck is executive vice president and president, Nalco Water for Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2016 sales of $13 billion […]
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Walter Charles
Chief Procurement Officer at Biogen
Walter Charles is the Chief Procurement Officer at Biogen. Walter is a sought after speaker at national and international Supply Chain and Procurement Conferences, a visionary Supply Chain leader, an impactful results deliverer and an inspiring […]
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Nic Vu
Former GM & SVP - North American Direct to Consumer at Adidas Group
As the General Manager for Direct-to-Consumer for Adidas Group North America, Nic is a veteran in the retail industry. Nic has been with the brand over nine years, and he has held roles of increasing responsibility […]
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Meredith Stevens
Vice President, Strategy & Deployment at Johnson & Johnson
Meredith (Meri) Stevens is currently the Vice President, Strategy & Deployment, Johnson & Johnson Supply Chain responsible for leading end-to-end strategy and transformation to enable Johnson & Johnson to meet the needs of patients, customers and […]
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Sean Trainor
Senior Vice President, Global Operations Engineering and Technology at Dell
Sean Trainor serves as Senior Vice President of Global Operations Engineering and Technology at Dell.  He is responsible for new product introduction and operations engineering for all of Dell’s products across the worldwide supply chain.  Sean’s […]
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Brent Beabout
Chief Supply Chain Officer at Nordstrom
Brent Beabout has been an Executive Vice President of Supply Chain of Nordstrom, Inc. since March 2017. Prior to that Mr. Beabout was the Senior Vice President, eCommerce Supply Chain for Walmart since January 2014, the  Senior Vice […]
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Mark Heinrich
PetroGov at President & Chief Operating Officer
Mark Heinrich is the President & Chief Operating Officer of PetroGo. Prior to this position he was  a General Manager at Microsoft, where he led their supply chain and Logistics effort to build Microsoft’s Intelligent Cloud.  Prior […]
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Val Young
VP Global Supply Chain at 3M
Valerie Young is the 3M Vice President of Global Supply Chain Services and Operations.  With over 30 years of experience, she is responsible for driving global supply chain strategy: regionalizing supply chains; leveraging disruptive technology; & […]
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Daniel Kaulfus
Global Head of Logistics & Operations at Google
Daniel Kaulfus is the Global Head of Logistics and Operations at Alphabet (aka Google), a $90B American multinational technology company that specializes in internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, […]
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Stacey Taylor
SVP & Chief Procurement Officer at MGM Resorts
Stacey Taylor joined MGM Resorts International in October 2015 as SVP & Chief Procurement Officer.  She provides leadership and strategic vision to Global Procurement and is implementing a Companywide procurement program inclusive of sourcing, purchasing, program […]
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Mark Bakker
Head of Supply Chain Operations - Americas Region at HP Inc.
Mark Bakker is Head of Supply Chain Operations – Americas at HP Inc., managing Supply Chain execution for the Americas Region. He is responsible for enabling achievement of the financial goals established by the company for […]
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Alan Harrah
VP Global Supply Management at Pentair
Alan Harrah joined Pentair as Vice President, Supply Chain Excellence in 2008 to lead their global efforts in Indirect sourcing and process excellence. In 2013, Alan became the Vice President of Global Supply Management for Pentair, […]
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Cheryl McKinney
VP Strategy and Portfolio at BP Fuels North America
As a member of the leadership team of one of BP’s largest refining and marketing businesses, Cheryl McKinney is accountable for strategy, investment, and business development across North America.  Her remit includes the BP refineries in […]
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Charles Blevins
Vice President Supply Chain at Dart Container Corporation
Charles Blevins is Vice President of Supply Chain at Dart Container Corporation. As a result of the merger of Solo Cup Company and Dart Container Corporation in 2012, Charles has adapted the Solo Cup supply chain […]
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Dennis Snyder
VP Global Operations at Kichler Lighting
Dennis L. Snyder is the Vice President of Operations for Kichler Lighting, where he has responsibility for their integrated supply chain.  He leads the teams of Customer Care, Inventory Planning and Management, Quality, Logistics, Distribution, and […]
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Greg Hamel
Executive Director, Global Business Strategy and Indirect Purchasing at Ford Motor Company
Greg presently serves as Ford Motor Company’s Executive Director of Global Business Strategy and Indirect Purchasing.  In this role he leads Ford’s $24 billion acquisition of non-production goods and services as well as Ford’s procurement strategies […]
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Can Akcadag
Director, Product Supply Go to Market, North America Home Care at Procter & Gamble
Can Akcadag is currently the Director for Procter & Gamble Company leading the NA Home Care Product Supply Organization. Since starting with the company in 1992, he has held a number of key positions in manufacturing, […]
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Wesley Maulding
Head of Global Supply Chain Transformation at Nokia
Wes Maulding is Head of Global Supply Chain Transformation at Nokia.  His responsibilities include management and transformation of the distribution network supporting the delivery of components into manufacturing facilities, as well as the forward and reverse […]
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Joseph Selle
Assoc. Partner, Cognitive Transformation & Operations at IBM
Senior Executive with 20+ years experience post-MBA in management and technology consulting as well as General Management. Deep experience in advanced analytics (descriptive, predictive, prescriptive) & cognitive (artificial intelligence) initiatives to resolve operational business challenges. Deep […]
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Brandy Maranian
Vice President, Global Logistics & CPO at Alere
Brandy Maranian has 27 years of Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain experience.  She has held numerous leadership roles at Honeywell, Kraft Foods, CareFusion (now Becton Dickinson) and currently is leading Supply Chain at Alere as the […]
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Antonio Galvao
Vice-President, Logistics and Distribution, Americas – BT&S at Johnson Controls
Supply Chain Executive with over 26 years of experience encompassing planning, logistics, sourcing, engineering, manufacturing, product portfolio management, marketing operations and a proven track record of managerial success in generating multimillion dollar cost savings and double-digit […]
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Elliott Rodgers
Senior Vice President, Logistics at Ulta Beauty
Elliott is Senior Vice President of Logistics at Ulta Beauty, where he leads retail and ecommerce distribution and transportation for the United States’ largest beauty retailer.  During his four years at Ulta, he has led the […]
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Grant Hoffman
Lenovo at Corporate Vice President, Business Operations
Grant Hoffman is a 20 year veteran of supply chain with experience in consumer packaged goods (CPG), automotive, and consumer electronics.  He is currently CVP and Head of Supply Chain for Lenovo’s $8B Mobile Phone business […]
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Raju Nair
Head of Order to Delivery Strategic Planning at Caterpillar, Inc.
Nair began his professional in India as a Process & Quality Engineer, focusing on process engineering for welding, brazing and electroplating. He was shortly after promoted to Supervisor of Operations, Manufacturing and Quality instrumental in launching […]
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Linsey Vasilenko
Logistics Director, North America, Global Supply Chain at Schneider Electric
Linsey Vasilenko is responsible for transportation in North America for Schneider Electric. She is currently leading the group to a world class organization through strategic carrier alliances, collaboration across the supply chain and high performance culture. […]
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Matthew Liotine
Professor at University of Illinois at Chicago
Matt Liotine is a professor of Information & Decision Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago and is a renowned expert in the field of operations management and supply chain planning. He is an associate […]
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Robert Hirschey
Principal at Oliver Wight Americas Inc.
Robert Hirschey has nearly 25 years of experience in a diverse background including strategy development, execution, and measurement; business planning and analysis; capital investment analysis; mergers and acquisitions, and various corporate development activities. Bob’s experience extends […]
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Lee Ingram
Vice President Supply Management at ThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas
Experienced Vice President of Supply Chain Management with a demonstrated history of working in the mechanical or industrial industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Operations Management, Procurement, Business Development, and Business Process Improvement. Strong business development professional accustom […]
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Howard Peschel
Director, Global Logistics & Quality at Ascend Performance Materials
Howard Peschel, Director of Global Logistics & Supplier Quality, is currently responsible for Ascend’s worldwide logistics operations and procurement, as well as distribution, transportation compliance, and supplier quality management. Howard has over 20 years of progressive […]
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Rodney Nijoka
Global Director, Integrated Business Planning at Albemarle Corporation
Rodney Nijoka is currently leading a planning team through transformation of global planning processes and transition to a standard tool. He began his career at Albemarle in 2000, and held various key positions In IT, Finance, […]
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Lisa Cotter
Sr. Director Reverse Logistics at Best Buy
Lisa Cotter has over 20 years of experience leading all areas of Supply Chain.  Her current position is Sr. Director of Reverse Logistics where she is the lead for two complex cross functional end to end […]
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Mike Gomes
Director, Global Supply Network Design at Mondelēz International
Mike Gomes is the Global Director of Supply Chain Design for Mondelez International. He is responsible for Company’s Supply Chain Reinvention program to deliver productivity targets through Global Network optimization. Mike is also responsible to bring […]
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Craig Smith
VP Global Supply Chain Strategy at Moen
Craig Smith leads Moen’s Supply Chain Strategy Team to drive strategic initiatives and integrated solutions within the organization. Craig works collaboratively within the organization to strategically and operationally design, align, and implement supply chain strategies to […]
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Fabio Colalillo
VP Global Supply Chain at Ecolab
Fabio is a retired chemical engineer who started his career in Unilever. He had a diverse career during his 15 years at Unilever, passing through R&D, Finance, Planning, and Manufacturing roles. Following Unilever, he spent four years in Avery Dennison, and he has […]
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Ryan Goodwin
Director of Supply Chain Management at Trinity Rail
Ryan has 20 years supply chain experience, initially working at IBM and PwC to provide custom supply chain solutions for Fortune 500 companies. Ryan joined Trinity Rail three years ago to tackle freight cost reduction & […]
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Chuck Graham
General Manager, Cloud Sourcing & Supply Chain at Microsoft Corporation
Based in Redmond, WA, Chuck is responsible for sourcing and supply chain of all IT hardware and services needed to position Microsoft as a world class cloud services provider.   Specific responsibilities include sourcing, supply planning, product […]
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Jim Gruwell
Executive Director- Supply Chain Strategy at Cummins
Jim Gruwell is an experienced global supply chain executive with broad experience in P&L management, design and development of software, hardware, and services delivery, supply chain design, end to end process improvement, and technical operations. An […]
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Rajeev Roy
Director, Aftermarket Purchasing & Quality at Robert Bosch LLC
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Scott Wilde
Global Vice President at Superior Essex
Scott Wilde served in multiple Finance and Sourcing roles at Delta Air Lines and Superior Essex.  At Delta, Scott headed up the Fuel Purchasing department and was active in price mitigation strategies of the time.  At […]
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Amy Gerberi
Vice President, Operations at National DCP
Amy Gerberi is a well-established food distribution operations professional who prides herself on developing next-level managers and maintaining seamless customer service. Amy specializes in lean warehouse operations, food safety, contract negotiation, Sourcing, distribution solutions, and customer […]
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Randy Stumph
Chief Operating Officer at Blendtec
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Mark Pizov
Director, Global Sales & Operations Planning at US Steel Corporation
Responsible for demand plan consolidation as part of S&OP process for US Steel’s North America Flat Rolled products business unit (NAFR). Responsible for infrastructure support of NAFR S&OP team (tools and processes).  US Steel global inventory […]
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Franklin Godoy
Director, Supply Chain at Nestlé
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2016 Speakers

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Daniel Myers
Executive Vice President, Global Integrated Supply Chain at Mondelēz International
Daniel Myers is Executive Vice President, Global Integrated Supply Chain, leading Mondelēz International, Inc.’s Procurement, Manufacturing, Engineering, and Customer Service and Logistics groups, which represent more than 70,000 of the company’s employees. Daniel held the same […]
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Alex Blanco
EVP & Chief Supply Chain Officer at Ecolab
Alex Blanco is executive vice president and chief supply chain officer for Ecolab Inc. In this position, Blanco oversees the company’s global supply chain operations, including Ecolab’s more than 300 manufacturing plants, distribution centers and other […]
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Susan Johnson
Senior Vice President Global Supply Chain at AT&T
Susan Johnson is currently the Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain for AT&T. She is responsible for all Supply Chain functions within AT&T including strategic sourcing, purchasing, supplier diversity, supply chain logistics and distribution. Ms. […]
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Reuben Slone
Senior Vice-President, Supply Chain at Walgreen Co.
Reuben Slone is Senior Vice-President, Supply Chain for Walgreen Co., based in Deerfield, Illinois.  He serves on the Walgreens Executive Operating Committee with responsibility for Retail and Pharmacy Renewal, two initiatives that will replace the company’s […]
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Viju Menon
Chief Supply Chain Officer at Verizon
Viju Menon is the Chief Supply Chain Officer, at Verizon, a Fortune 15 company and leading provider of wireless, fiber-optic and global Internet networks and services. Viju is responsible for Verizon’s end-to-end Supply Chain across all business […]
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Peter Carlsson
Former CPO, Head of Supply Chain at Tesla
Peter Carlsson joined Tesla from NXP Semiconductors where he was responsible for purchasing and outsourcing. As CPO, he took the purchase organization from a tactical decentralized structure to a strategic global commodity organization. He served as CPO […]
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Paul Keel
Senior Vice President – Supply Chain at 3M
Paul Keel became 3M’s Senior Vice President of Supply Chain in November of 2014.  Prior to that, he was Managing Director of 3M UK & Ireland, President of 3M Critical & Chronic Care, and President of […]
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Brandi Shortt
President, Customer Business Solutions at Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales and Services Company
As President of Customer Business Solutions for Coca-Cola Bottling Sales and Services, Brandi is responsible for providing shared services that make it simpler for customers and bottlers to do business with each other across the North […]
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Ralf Busche
Senior Vice President of Supply Chain at BASF Group
In January 2016 Ralf Busche took over the position of Senior Vice President Global Supply Chain Strategy & Performance BASF Group. He is responsible for global supply chain strategy, planning and process development, supply chain service […]
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Eitel Monaco
Vice President – Product Supply North America at Procter & Gamble
Eitel Monaco is the Vice President of North America Go-to-Market Operations for Procter & Gamble, based in Cincinnati, Ohio. In this position, Eitel is responsible for all P&G Operations, from manufacturing to order management, customization, physical […]
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Peter Gibbons
Executive Vice President & Chief Supply Chain Officer at Mattel
Peter D. Gibbons has been Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer since January 2015. From April 2013 to January 2015, he served as Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain. Peter’s focus is on three […]
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Steve Brown
Vice President, Logistics Control at Toyota Motor North America
Steve Brown is vice president of logistics control for Toyota Motor North America responsible for North America’s inbound and export parts logistics; packaging, route design and all other logistics operations. Previously, he was general manager of […]
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Jeff Moorefield
SVP of Global Operations at Tennant Company
Jeff Moorefield is Senior Vice President of Global Operations for Minneapolis-based Tennant Company.  Tennant is a world leader in designing, manufacturing and marketing solutions that empower customers to achieve quality cleaning performance, significantly reduce their environmental […]
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Daniel P. Key
SVP Operations and Supply Chain at Axalta Coating Systems
Dan Key is an accomplished senior executive with a 26-year track record in leading operations, supply chain, distribution, procurement, product management, and general management of global businesses. He is an expert in transforming, acquiring, growing, divesting, […]
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Anisa Kumar
Vice-President, Global Operations & eCommerce Analytics at Levi Strauss & Company
Anisa Kumar is a global operations and strategy expert within the ecommerce arena, and brings over 15 years of experience in the retail industry, for some of the industry’s strongest brands in retail. As Vice President […]
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Guido Alberti
Vice-President, Operations Planning & Distribution at Salvatore Ferragamo
Guido Alberti is the Vice President of Distribution and Sales Operations for Ferragamo USA, a regional subsidiary of Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A.  In this position he leads the Distribution Center, Inbound and Outbound Transportation, Import/Export, Stock Planning, […]
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Alan Harrah
VP Global Supply Management at Pentair
Alan Harrah joined Pentair as Vice President, Supply Chain Excellence in 2008 to lead their global efforts in Indirect sourcing and process excellence. In 2013, Alan became the Vice President of Global Supply Management for Pentair, […]
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Robert Dietz
Charter Steel at Vice President, Supply Chain
Robert Dietz is the Vice President of Supply Chain at Charter Steel, a leading American supplier of carbon and alloy steel bar, rod and wire products, and largest steel coil processor in North America. He is […]
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Terri Cain
Vice President of Distribution, Production Planning and Replenishment at Cintas
Terri Cain began her career with Cintas in November, 2004 as a Sourcing Administration Manager. She has held several roles in the Supply Chain since then Senior Manager of Inventory Control and Accounts Payable, Assistant to […]
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Matthew Wallace
Senior Vice-President, Global Supply Chain & Sourcing at PVH Corp
Matthew Wallace is the Senior Vice President Supply Chain for Calvin Klein Apparel & Accessories at PVH Corp. Based in their NYC headquarters, Matthew leads the team to deliver innovative and sustainable Supply Chain solutions that […]
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Rick McDonald
VP, International Supply Chain at The Clorox Company
Rick McDonald is the Vice President Supply Chain – International Division. He was named to this role in March of 2013 and reports to the SVP-GM of the International Division and the EVP of Global Supply […]
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Deborah Fusco
Corporate Director, Danaher Business System at Danaher Corporation
Debbie Fusco is a Corporate Director in the Danaher Business System (DBS) Office for Danaher Corporation, a $20B global science and technology innovator committed to helping its customers solve complex challenges and improving quality of life […]
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Dean Krueger
Director Global Sourcing – Supply Chain, Real Estate & Copy / Print at Staples Inc.
Dean Krueger is an accomplished Procurement and Supply Chain professional with over 20 years’ progressive experience in the consumer packaged goods and retail industries. His experience encompasses a proven cross functional track record for leading successful […]
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Chuck Graham
Executive Director, Worldwide Operations & North America Supply Planning at Dell, Inc.
Chuck Graham is an Executive Director in Dell’s Global Operations organization responsible for supply chain planning for the Americas.  Based in Austin, Texas, he is responsible for demand and supply planning, lead time setting, and inventory […]
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Jorge Perez
GE Aviation Supply Chain Growth Playbook Leader at GE Aviation
Jorge joined GE in 2001 and is a graduate of the Operations Management Leadership program. He has amassed broad experience across Aviation including Engine Assembly, Overhaul, Systems and Component Manufacturing. Roles ranged from front line leader, […]
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Mehran Ravanpay
VP Supply Chain Logistics at Schneider Electric
Mehran Ravanpay serves as VP, Global Supply Chain Logistics at Schneider Electric. He is responsible for North and Central America distribution and transportation. Prior to joining Schneider Electric, Mehran led Consumer Hardware Supply Chain at Google […]
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Rebecca Livingston
VP of Supply Chain Optimization at Snyder’s-Lance
Rebecca has been with Snyder’s-Lance for 19 years leading several projects and holding increasingly senior positions across the organization’s Supply Chain, including Product Supply & Materials Management, Demand Planning Business Process Lead and ORACLE ERP Implementation […]
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Elizabeth Door
Vice President, Global Strategic Sourcing, North American Region at Whirlpool Corporation
Elizabeth Door joined Whirlpool Corporation in January 2011 as the Vice President of the North American Region – Global Strategic Sourcing . She has procurement responsibility for the Whirlpool North American Region. She manages approximately $7.7 […]
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Ian Roe
Sr. Director, Global Supply Management Memory and Systems Outsourcing at Intel Corporation
Ian Roe is the Director of the Memory & Systems Outsourcing group at Intel Corporation. In this role he leads an organization of supply chain professionals that span across 6 countries with the charter to enable […]
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Monica Kedzierski
Enterprise Global Supply Management Executive at BorgWarner Inc.
Monica Kedzierski is an accomplished change and innovation leader with proven experience impacting the profitability of multibillion-dollar organizations through driving data strategy and building vision for technology solutions. In her current role, Monica is driving vision […]
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Mark Trylinski
Vice President of Logistic Services, North American Region at Sony Electronics Inc.
Mark Trylinski has more than 30 years of supply chain management experience. He is a 27 year Sony veteran and is currently Vice President of Logistics Services for Canada and the United States. Mark has leadership […]
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Todd Scott
Executive Director, Global Supply Chain at General Motors Company
Todd Scott was appointed GM Executive Director of Global Supply Chain in July 2015. He is responsible for all Supply Chain planning and execution of GM’s vast supply base, as well as Lean Material Strategies and […]
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Mike Paskus
Director, Global Order to Delivery at Ford Motor Company
First joining Ford as an electrical engineer more than 25 years ago, Mike Paskus has worked in a variety of challenging leadership roles in capacity planning, logistics, production planning and order scheduling. One of Mike’s most […]
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Mark Irvin
VP Supply Chain at Best Buy
Mark Irvin has been with Best Buy since September 2013.  Initially joining Best Buy to lead the West Coast Field Supply Chain organization which consisted of both Regional Centers (RDCs) and Distribution Delivery Centers (DDCs), Mark […]
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Cody Rangel
Cody Rangel
Business Process Manager at Johns Manville
Cody Rangel is a Senior Business Process Manager at Johns Manville, with 10 years of experience in Supply Chain Management.  Cody has worked on the business functional side as a supply planner as well as on […]
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Selina Kaing
Selina Kaing
Head of Global Transportation & Supply Chain Analytics at Google
Selina Kaing leads strategy for global transportation and supply chain analytics as part of Google’s retail operations. She joined Google in 2010 as part of the supplier sourcing team handling the company’s multi-billion dollar spend base […]
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Larry Muzyk
Director of Global Direct Procurement at Amway
Throughout his career, Larry Muzyk has been a driving force behind dynamic business growth both organically and through merger & acquisition. He has consistently served as a catalyst for positive, profit-generating change through startup, turnaround, consolidation, […]
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Raju Nair
Global Manager, Large Engine Order to Delivery Management - Industrial Power System Division at Caterpillar
Raju Nair is a Supply Chain Manager 5 at Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for Large Engines in the Industrial Power Systems Division. In this position, he leads a team responsible for Global Order to Delivery Planning […]
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William Frost
Executive Director Materials Management at The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
Bill joined Estee Lauder in May of 2015 as the Executive Director of North American Materials Management. He is responsible for the planning and execution of Estee Lauder’s supply base located within North America. Previously, Bill […]
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Mike Paskus
Director – Global Order to Delivery at The Ford Motor Company
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Ben Massie
Executive Director of Global Customer Fulfillment at Lenovo
Ben Massie is the Executive Director of Global Customer Fulfillment for Lenovo’s Datacenter Group. In this role Ben is responsible for all e2e elements of Lenovo’s datacenter clients order to delivery experience across every region with […]
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Mark Hanback
Director of the Caterpillar Production System (Ret.) at Caterpillar Inc.
As Executive Director of the Caterpillar Production System (CPS), Mark had Global responsibility for driving Caterpillar’s strategy and processes in global manufacturing, supply chain, quality, footprint, and long-term investments. In addition Mark has responsibility for leading […]
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James Spaulding
Director of Indirect Purchasing at Navistar
James is an accomplished procurement executive with 20 years of cross functional experience throughout procurement, finance, and internal consulting. James is currently Director of Indirect Procurement at Navistar, a leading manufacturer of commercial trucks, buses, defense […]
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2015 Speakers

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James Bovenzi
Executive Director, North America GPSC and Demand/Supply at General Motors
James P. Bovenzi was appointed GM Executive Director, GPSC and Demand / Supply, in December 2014. He leads a newly formed organization that is focused on the alignment of demand and supply capacities throughout the vehicle […]
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Robert Gorski
Robert Gorski
Executive Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain at Kraft Foods
Bob Gorski is Executive Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain, leading Kraft’s Procurement, Manufacturing, Engineering and Customer Service and Logistics groups. Bob joined Kraft Foods Inc. on August 1, 2012 as Executive Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain, […]
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Alex Blanco
Alex Blanco
EVP & Chief Supply Chain Officer at Ecolab
Al Alex Blanco is executive vice president and chief supply chain officer for Ecolab Inc. In this position, Blanco oversees the company’s global supply chain operations, including Ecolab’s more than 300 manufacturing plants, distribution centers and […]
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David Williams
David Williams
Vice President of Procurement at Airbus
In January of 2011, David Williams was appointed Vice President of Procurement for Airbus Americas.  In this newly created position, David provides leadership to the Procurement organization which is responsible for Procurement and Supplier Sourcing in […]
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Steve Robinson
VP, Supply Chain Center of Operations Excellence at Starbucks
As the global leader of the Center of Supply Chain Operations Excellence for Starbucks Coffee Company Steve leads the teams that develop and validate the customer centric global supply chain strategies for the worlds’ largest and […]
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Sean Maroney
Sean Maroney
Vice-President, Field Operations at Coca-Cola Refreshments
Sean Maroney currently serves as Vice-President, Field Operations for Coca-Cola Refreshments. In this role, Sean is responsible for Logistics and Customer Service Strategy in North America. Sean has been employed by Coca-Cola since August 2007.  He […]
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Jack Fish
Chief Operating Officer at Husqvarna
Jack retired from General Electric in 2009 where he spent 30 years focused on business turnarounds. His first 17 years was in the GE Aviation business($30B revenue) where he established a track record of fixing operational […]
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Roberto Magana
Roberto Magana
SVP & Chief Procurement Officer at The Estée Lauder Companies
Roberto Magana is the Senior Vice-President and Chief Procurement Officer of the Estee Lauder Companies. In this position, Mr. Magana oversees the Estee Lauder Companies worldwide sourcing and procurement operations, with a spend over $5 Billion […]
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Philippe Lambotte
Philippe Lambotte
Senior Vice President Global Supply Chain Logistics & Planning at Mattel
SVP, Global Supply Chain Logistics and Planning for Mattel, Inc. Philippe is responsible for the Global Logistics network and Planning functions, with the specific direction of building/designing an integrated end-to-end Supply Chain organization with an emphasis […]
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Cynthia L. Hyland
Sector Vice President Global Supply Chain at Northrop Grumman Information Systems
Cynthia L. Hyland is sector vice president of Global Supply Chain for Northrop Grumman’s Information Systems sector, a leading global provider of advanced solutions for defense, intelligence, civil agency and commercial customers. She is responsible for […]
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Steve Tracey
Steve Tracey
Executive Director, Center for Supply Chain Research at Penn State University
Steve Tracey is the current executive director for the Center for Supply Chain Research here at Penn State and an instructor in Supply Chain Management. He is responsible for the leadership, vision and strategy of one […]
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Robert Zelis
Robert Zelis
Vice President Supply Chain at Walmart
Robert Zelis is a proven supply chain leader with broad business skills. Highly experienced with multi-channel retail and manufacturing organizations with an expertise in ecommerce. Strategic planner and adept operations leader having led planning, procurement, manufacturing, […]
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Debra Shankle
Debra Shankle
Vice President, Conversion Sparkling West at The Coca-Cola Company
Debra Shankle is the Vice President, Conversion Sparkling West, The Coca-Cola Company. This role includes the responsibility of safely converting materials to high quality beverage products that simply delight our consumers.  Our Coca-Cola manufacturing operations bring […]
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Jeff McInerney
Vice President, Supply Management, Americas at Rolls-Royce North America Inc.
Jeff McInerney is Vice President, Supply Management, Americas, for Rolls-Royce North America Inc. In this position, McInerney is responsible for leading the company’s Supply Management strategy and organization in North America. He joined the company in […]
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Steve Stair
Steve Stair
Vice President Supply Chain Service North America at BASF Corporation
Currently Vice President Supply Chain Services for BASF North America. His responsibilities include Customer Care, Transportation Planning and Asset Management, as well as Distribution Network. Previously was CAO of Cognis Corporation and in the role was responsible […]
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Debbie Majors
Debbie L. Magers
Vice President, Global Supply Chain Initiatives at Kellogg Company
Debbie L. Magers has been with the Kellogg Company for over 21 years where she has held a number of executive positions. Her current role since June 2013 is Vice President of Global Supply Chain Initiatives […]
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Timothy Carroll
VP, Integrated Business Planning & Execution PCG & EBG Global Operations at Lenovo
Tim Carroll is Vice President, Integrated Business Planning and Execution, for Lenovo’s Personal Computer and Enterprise Business Global Operations Group. Named to this position in April, 2015, he is responsible for leading end to end Demand […]
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Mike Ray
Mike Ray
Vice President, Business Architect & Transformation at IBM
Mike was recently named to lead IBM’s corporate-wide transformation, working with IBM’s global business leadership to develop and implement the initiatives which enable the execution of IBM’s strategy. Prior to this new role, Mike led strategy […]
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Dave Warrick
Dave Warrick
General Manager Global Supply Chain at Microsoft
As GM of Global Supply Chain, Dave manages channel operations, launch, repair & refurb, distribution & logistics and the global supply chain. Dave joined Microsoft in 1999 working through various roles in Supply Chain and product […]
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Gerson Montenegro
Global VP Business Strategy & Execution at Johnson & Johnson
Responsible for leading the development and integration of the Johnson & Johnson Global Medical Devices Business Supply Chain strategy with Franchise Commercial strategies and the MD Group Operating Committees strategic plans. Leading an integrated multi-disciplinary organization […]
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Michael Christensen
Senior Executive for Supply Chain Optimization at Port of Long Beach, California
Michael Christensen is Senior Executive for Supply Chain Optimization for the Port of Long Beach, California, named to the newly created position in February 2015. He is responsible for working collaboratively with industry stakeholders to find […]
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Mark Hersh
Director, Supply Chain Strategy at The Clorox Company
Mark is a 37 year career professional in the CPG industry and has held multiple positions in both manufacturing and supply chain. His current role is Director Supply Chain Strategy for The Clorox Company. In this […]
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Ignacio Arranz
Director of Product Supply North America, Selling & Market Operations at Procter & Gamble
Ignacio Arranz is the Director of North America Product Supply Go-to-Market Operations for Procter & Gamble, based in Cincinnati, Ohio. In this position, Ignacio is responsible for all the Transportation and Customer Service Operations, for the […]
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Barbara Mooney
SVP Supply Chain at Luvo, Inc
Barbara is Senior Vice President NA Supply Chain, Luvo, Inc. responsible for the strategic direction, leadership and accountability in the functional areas of procurement, manufacturing, integrated business planning, supply & demand planning, and distribution for all channels in support of […]
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Anna McGovern
Director, Category Procurement Personal Care at Unilever
Anna McGovern is the Global Director of Procurement Operations, Personal Care, for Unilever, based in Trumbull, CT. In this position she is responsible for category material supply strategies and oversees supplier collaboration and capability improvement initiatives. […]
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Anisa Kumar
Senior Director, Operations and Omni Channel Global Ecommerce Operations at Levi Strauss & Co.
Anisa Kumar is a global operations and strategy expert within the ecommerce arena, and brings over 15 years of experience in the retail industry, for some of the industry’s strongest brands in retail. As Senior Director […]
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Trish Young
VP North America Supply Chain at Nike
Trish Young is the VP of North America Supply Chain. A 28-year Nike veteran, Trish joined the company as a Customer Service Representative in her hometown of Memphis, Tennessee. She acquired broad operations and leadership experience through […]
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