LONDON (PRWEB) July 13, 2015
SCM World, the supply chain talent development partner for the world’s leading companies, today announced that Sandra MacQuillan, Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer for Kimberly-Clark, is joining SCM World’s Executive Advisory Board (EAB).
MacQuillan is the latest addition to a prestigious, invite-only group of 12 C-level supply chain executives from a broad range of the world's leading companies. Chaired by Dr. Hau Lee, SCM World’s EAB works to educate, advise and influence the future of the supply chain management profession, while directing the content architecture for SCM World’s members.
“It’s an exciting and fast-changing time for the world of supply chain management, and collaboration of our brightest thinkers is key to success,” said Oliver Sloane, SCM World CEO. “Sandra has been a great partner to SCM World, contributing thought-provoking content and thought leadership. She makes a welcome addition to our group of seasoned executives partnering to advance innovation, operations excellence and make strategic decisions that have global impact – both in their organisations and throughout the world.”
MacQuillan added, “it is an honour to join this impressive group of like-minded leaders and I’m looking forward to sharing best practices and insights on our collective goals. As our industry continues to adapt to meet today’s technological possibilities and the needs of tomorrow’s customer, it is critical we work together to innovate and address key issues facing the talent development challenge – and we are fortunate that SCM World is making that possible.”
In her role at Kimberly-Clark, MacQuillan is responsible for global procurement, manufacturing, logistics, quality, safety and sustainability in order to increase effectiveness and deliver a world class supply chain. Previously she was Global Vice President, Supply Chain for Global Petcare, a $15 billion business owned by Mars Incorporated. She received her bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering with honours from the University of Greenwich, U.K. and was awarded Chartered/Engineer status from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. MacQuillan is also a Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
MacQuillan joins the following members of SCM World Executive Advisory Board:
Beth Ford, Executive Vice President, Chief Supply Chain & Operations Officer, Land O’Lakes, Inc.
Pier Luigi Sigismondi, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Unilever
John Church, Executive Vice President, Supply Chain, General Mills
Maria Lindenberg, Chief Procurement Officer, Chevron
Gerry Smith, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, PC & Enterprise Business Group, Lenovo
Jim Rowan, Chief Operating Officer, Dyson
Peter Gibbons, Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Mattel, Inc.
Quentin Roach, Chief Procurement Officer & Senior Vice President, Merck & Co., Inc.
Angel Mendez, Former Senior Vice President Cisco Transformation, Cisco Systems, Inc.
Brian Tobey, Corporate Vice President Manufacturing, Supply Chain Information & Services, Microsoft
Frank Crespo, Vice President, Global Purchasing & Chief Procurement Officer, Caterpillar Inc.
Dr. Hau Lee, Thoma Professor of Operations, Information & Technology, Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, Chairman, SCM World
Kevin O'Marah, Chief Content Officer, SCM World
About SCM World
SCM World is the supply chain talent development partner for the world’s leading companies, empowering professionals with the capability, commitment and confidence to drive greater positive impact on business performance and help solve three of the world’s fundamental challenges: health, hunger and environmental sustainability.
The SCM World community accelerates collective learning and performance by harnessing the knowledge of the most forward-thinking supply chain practitioners, shared through industry-leading research, best-practice exchanges, peer networking and events. Over 150 companies participate in and contribute to the SCM World community, including P&G, Unilever, Nestlé, Samsung, Lenovo, Cisco, Merck, Caterpillar, Nike, Walgreens, Jaguar Land Rover, Raytheon, Chevron, Shell and BASF.