Chris Tyas

Career, Trends

Chris Tyas, Nestlé: “Soon we can expect more CEOs to come from supply chain”

Supply Chain Management is dead, according to a recent report by Harvard Business Review. But before everyone starts polishing up his or her CV, it’s anything but, retorts Chris Tyas, Senior Vice President Supply Chain, …

Roberto Canevari

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Roberto Canevari: “It’s in Burberry’s DNA to act responsibly and with integrity”

Burberry has pushed the boundaries on innovation and design since Thomas Burberry invented gabardine in 1879. This waterproof, breathable material formed the basis for the iconic trench coat that was first worn by military officers …

Stefano Picasso


Supply Chain Agenda of Stefano Picasso from Siegwerk

People are mostly creatures of habit, so changing behaviour can be a challenge. Stefano Picasso, head of global operations and supply chain management (SCM) for Siegwerk, one of the world’s leading suppliers of printing inks …


New WMS improves response times and service quality for Mephisto

French shoe manufacturer Mephisto has implemented the inconsoWMS eXtended (inconsoWMS X) warehouse management system (WMS) to improve its customer-oriented response times and service quality. The project began in late 2015. Within just a few weeks, a …



Supply Chain Agenda of Maureen O’Shea from Merck

Merck, not to be confused with MSD in the USA, is the world’s oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company. Founded in 1668 in Darmstadt, Germany, its majority owners are still the descendants of Friedrich Jacob Merck. …

Katrin Hanske


Katrin Hanske: “Data transparancy remains a challenge”

Not many companies, let alone chemical companies, have women fully in charge of end-to-end global supply chain. Yet if supply chain requires good communication and collaboration, skills which women tend to be stronger in than …

J&J Medical Devices marcel van rossum


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 …

Novo Nordisk Susanne Hundsbaek


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 …

Top 25 Supply Chain Executives Denmark

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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 …

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 …

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