Supply Chain Leaders Tell All in Strategy, Transformation and Disruptive Innovation (with From Source to Sold Authors: Radu Palamariu, Knut Alicke, McKinsey)

In Episode 73, host Sheri Hinish delves into bestseller, "From Source to Sold” and offers an inside look at the real-world experiences and valuable lessons of supply chain experts, industry leaders, and disruptive innovators. The book delves into the career paths and strategies of 26 Supply Chain Leaders who have propelled businesses of all sizes, from large multinationals to startups, to the forefront of their industries. It provides listeners with a unique perspective on the specific techniques and smart business practices employed by today’s top supply chain leaders to achieve success and reach the C-suite level.

Why now and what's packed in this episode? Transformation is tough and we are at a crossroads. The leadership stories offer important insights into what it takes to be a successful supply chain leader and these themes have been neatly summarized through what the authors call the CHAIN Model for Supply Chain Leadership, or Chain (C-H-A-I-N), which stands for: Collaborative, Holistic, Adaptable, Influential, Narrative. A winning combination of entertaining stories about life at the top, how to get there, and rigorous business insights. The book features some of the most successful global operations and supply chain business leaders.

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ABOUT THE AUTHORS RADU PALAMARIU  Managing director of Alcott Global, the leading global executive search firm focused on operations and supply chain. He works on C-level assignments with Fortune 500 companies and local conglomerates in manufacturing, logistics, transportation, supply chain management and eCommerce.

KNUT ALICKE  Partner at McKinsey & Company, part of the global supply chain leadership team, and a visiting professor of supply chain at the University of Cologne. He advises clients on a variety of topics around supply chain, including digital supply chains, risk and resilience, advanced analytics, and supply chain transformations.

FEATURED CONTRIBUTORS Yossi Sheffi, Director, MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics Ivanka Janssen, Chief Supply Chain Officer/EVP, Philips Ernest Nicolas, Chief Supply Chain Officer, HP Inc. Sandra MacQuillan, Ex - EVP and CSCO, Mondelēz International Jim Rowan, CEO and President, Volvo Cars Tan Chong Meng, Group Chief Executive Officer, PSA International (PSA) Thomas Netzer, Global COO, Wayfair Lynn Torrel, Chief Procurement and Supply Chain Officer, Flex Pier Luigi Sigismondi, President (Worldwide Food & Beverage Group), Dole Sunshine Company Sami Naffakh, Chief Supply Officer, Reckitt Tommy Rahbek Nielsen, Executive Vice President & COO, Vestas Essa Al-Saleh, CEO and Board Member, Volta Trucks Deepak Garg, CEO & Founder, RIVIGO Ken Allen, Chair of the Supervisory Board, ProGlove, Ex CEO DHL Express Vikram Agarwal, Chief Operations Officer, Danone Beatrix Praeceptor, Ex - Chief Procurement Officer, Mondi Group Michael Corbo, Ex - Chief Supply Chain Officer, Colgate-Palmolive Andres Krinninger, President Industrial Trucks & Services EMEA, KION Group Jay Lee, Former Foxconn Vice Chair Bonnie Fetch, VP and Head of Global Supply Chain and Manufacturing, Cummins Inc. Achim Duennwald, COO GLS Germany Dirk Holbach, CSCO Beauty/Laundry & Home Care, CSVP, MD, Henkel Donna Warton, CVP Supply Chain and Sustainability, Microsoft

About The Author

Sheri R. Hinish
Sheri R. Hinish
SupplyChainQueen ® | Executive Advisor and Change Leader | EY Principal and Senior Leader | Passionate about Supply Chain, Sustainability, Innovation, and Inclusion|

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