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Supply Chain Agenda of Marcel van Rossum from J&J Medical Devices

“We have to see technological disruption as an opportunity” With sales of US$ 72 billion and over 125,000 employees in 60 countries Johnson & Johnson has become one of the world’s largest healthcare companies. Founded 130 …


Coverinterview with Susanne Hundsbæk-Pedersen from Novo Nordisk

“I would rather that people stretch themselves than play safe” Until a few years ago the global health care company, Novo Nordisk, had a fragmented global supply chain. That changed when Susanne Hundsbæk-Pedersen broke down the …

Career, Trends

Supply Chain Media Launches Ranking of Denmark’s Top 25 Supply Chain Executives

Supply Chain Media is entering a new country after Germany: Denmark. In reflection of the growing recognition of supply chain management’s strategic importance in the corporate environment, Supply Chain Media went in search of a …


Job Opportunity: General Manager Forwarding & Iceland Services at Samskip

Are you focused on results and do you have experience as a manager in the (food) transportation industry? Samskip is looking for a manager with strong commercial, communication and coordination skills! The General Manager we are …

Blogs, Career

Patrick Dittli: “Supply Chain in many cases mediator in challenges”

Global wholesaler Metro/Makro Cash & Carry launched In october 2015 a new operating model, appointed an operating board and embarked on a new strategy: Its global headquarters in Germany largely decentralised operations and gave a …


Arlanxeo’s Michael Liesfeldt: “Now our SC is aligned to the business strategy”

Chemicals companies need to deliver profitable growth in a hyper-competitive and low-growth environment. Many are undergoing mergers and acquisitions in order to survive. Lanxess, the German based global producer of specialty chemicals has undergone significant …


Canon’s Perry Buenen: “Create a dream team to execute major changes”

“Implementing a major change only makes sense when the company is ready for it,” says Perry Buenen, of Canon europe. He joined the company nine years ago and soon recognised the need to transform the …


‘Feminization of the Supply Chain’: Improving the diversity of thinking

There was a high level of interest in the ‘Feminization of the Supply Chain’ event among female supply chain leaders. On 7 and 8 March, around 35 women from various corners of Europe gathered together …


Henkel’s Dirk Holbach: “Success depends to a large extent on people”

On September 1 Henkel purchased the laundry and home care company, The Sun Products Corporation, in the USA, an acquisition that took it to second position in the North American laundry care market. With a …


Walt Disney’s Edwin Van Der Meerendonk: “I can’t control the volume we’re selling”

You’d imagine having few worries working for the world’s largest media company which regularly brings out box office hits that boost its entire business. Last year Star Wars: The Force Awakens become the highest grossing …

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