Annette Clayton of Schneider Electric Joins SCM World’s Executive Advisory Board

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SCM World continues to build roster of industry thought-leaders with the addition of Chief Supply Chain Officer for Schneider Electric

SCM World, the supply chain talent development partner for the world’s leading companies, today announced that Annette Clayton, Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain and Chief Supply Chain Officer for Schneider Electric, has joined SCM World’s Executive Advisory Board (EAB).

Clayton is the newest addition to a prestigious, invite-only group of C-level operations executives from a broad range of the world's leading companies. Chaired by Dr. Hau Lee, SCM World’s EAB works to educate, shape and influence the future of the supply chain management profession, while directing the content architecture for SCM World’s members.

“Annette brings over two decades of supply chain experience to SCM World’s group of industry experts,” said Oliver Sloane, SCM World CEO. “Her wealth of global knowledge adds tremendous insight to our board; she is passionate about contributing to the future of supply chain. Under her leadership, the team at Schneider Electric is engaging in game-changing breakthroughs that impact both our field and the world at large – for which they were voted one of our Power of the Profession award winners earlier this year.”

Clayton added, “I am excited by the opportunity to collaborate with some of the most innovative thinkers in the supply chain community and I believe that by working together, we can affect positive change for the future of the supply chain profession, given the significant role it plays in business. As our industry evolves at a global level, it is essential to develop partnerships, share best practices, and capitalise on trends and lead innovation – and that begins by working with like-minded individuals to help bring these goals to fruition.”

In her role at Schneider Electric, Clayton oversees the Global Supply Chain organisation, a 12 billion euro operation comprised of 90,000 employees and encompasses more than 230 manufacturing factories and 100+ distribution centers in 44 countries. Under her leadership, Global Supply Chain has deployed a tailored supply chain strategy that has helped increase the company’s overall customer satisfaction scores and its financial performance. Clayton graduated from Wright State University with a bachelor’s degree in general engineering and also obtained a master’s degree in engineering management from the University of Dayton. She has also completed the London Business School executive development program.

Clayton 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
Sandra MacQuillan, Senior Vice President & Chief Supply Chain Officer, Kimberly-Clark
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, Raytheon, Chevron, Shell and BASF.

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