Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 07, 2014
Alexander Proudfoot, a worldwide leader in operational excellence, is pleased to announce the addition of Jaymie Forrest as Vice President of its Supply Chain Practice. Ms. Forrest is responsible for all of the company’s supply chain consulting related activities, including sales and operations.
Alexander Proudfoot Chief Executive Officer Luiz Carvalho is thrilled to have Ms. Forrest as an integral member of the Proudfoot management team. “The future looks extremely bright for our supply chain practice,” Carvalho said. “Jaymie’s 25 years of practical supply chain knowledge and experience will serve our clients well in the development of operational efficiencies.”
Prior to Alexander Proudfoot, Ms. Forrest served as Principal of Neogistics LLC, a supply chain engineering firm specializing in supply chain management, strategies and solutions. During this time, she logged more than 100 projects where she specialized in strategic network design, supply chain operations and management, route planning and dispatch, and distribution and planning execution solutions. She is also the former Managing Director of the Georgia Tech Supply Chain and Logistics Institute, globally recognized as the world’s largest professional education and research program specializing in supply chain and logistics. In addition to collaboration with a variety of industries, she operated trade, productivity and logistics innovation research centers in Central America for Georgia Tech.
Complementing her vast experience, Ms. Forrest was selected as a finalist for Atlanta’s 2012 Supply Chain Professional of the Year Award and was recognized as one of the top female supply chain executives in 2013 by Supply and Demand Chain Executive magazine.
“It is a real pleasure to work with the original pioneer of process improvement,” Ms. Forrest explained when asked about her new employer. “I am really looking forward to working side-by-side with our clients to help them reach their operational and financial goals through better supply chain strategy alignment, improved supply chain management processes and more efficient operations as a result of outstanding supply chain performance.”
Ms. Forrest earned a Bachelor of Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology, a Master of Business Administration with specialization in decision sciences from Georgia Southern University and a Certificate of International Marketing from L’Ecole Superieure du Commerce Exterieur in Paris, France.
About Alexander Proudfoot
Alexander Proudfoot is in the business of driving disciplined execution within its client’s organization, enabling it to measure and achieve its growth targets, revenue and profit goals with greater speed, predictability and control. For over 65 years, Alexander Proudfoot has been the firm of choice for business executives seeking new and innovative ways to rapidly improve operational performance.