Motivated leader with over 20 years progressive experience in supply chain management, business transformation, and project management with Fortune 500 companies on a global scale. Successful track record of creating and implementing strategies and process & systems transformation programs aimed at company growth and optimizing operational performance. Extensive supply chain expertise combined with highly effective change management, process improvement, and collaboration skills to deliver results.
Retained by Coach to lead change management for strategic initiative.
Retained by Avon Products to drive key initiatives.
Led team of 50+ professionals responsible for strategic and tactical supply planning of $2 billion beauty, fashion, and home business. Oversaw demand/supply balancing, inventory management, production/purchase planning for 5,000+ SKU's,10+ in-house and contract manufacturing sites, and 450+ suppliers. Collaborated with marketing/sales to review forecasts, promotions, and new product launches and established supply plans that delivered service targets, while avoiding excess inventory costs.
Selected to implement strategic planning process and ensure global implementation of supply chain best practices to improve product availability. Coached and counseled global partners to ensure changes successfully adopted.
Selected to lead global supply chain transformation to ERP-based supply chain system. Project managed strategy, design, and implementation phases. Partnered with global IT, supply chain, and finance business units to deliver program. Relocated to Germany for two years to direct project initiatives.
Led global center of excellence for Demand & Supply Planning, driving process improvement and standardization. Oversaw professional team providing counsel & tactical support for regional business units.
Bristol-Meyers, Worldwide Beauty Care: Management roles in Demand Forecasting, Planning, & Operations.
VWR Scientific: Analyst roles in Forecasting & Inventory Planning.
Franklin Mint: Supervisory roles in Materials & Inventory Control.
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