8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.Krannert Auditorium
Welcome, Opening Comments, & Agenda
Dr. J. George ShanthikumarRichard E. Dauch Chain in Manufacturing and Operations Management
Director, Dauch Center for the Management of Manufacturing Enterprises & Flobal Supply Chain Management Initiative
Industry Panel 1
8:45 - 10:15 a.m.Krannert Auditorium
Caterpillar, Gary SmithSupply Chain Manager for Large Engine Facility
"Flexibility to Meet the Needs of Customers in an Expanding Global Environment"
Wipro Technologies, Chris GordonLead Partner - Supply Chain Management
"Benefiting from Business Flexibility by Enabling Supply Chain Collaboration & Visibility in Real Time"
Coca-Cola Refreshments, Sean MaroneyVice President Field Operations
"Flexibility in the Direct Store Delivery Supply Chain"
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.Krannert
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Krannert Auditorium
P. Christopher EarleyDean & James Brooke Henderson Professor of Management Krannert School of Management, Purdue University
Conexus Indiana, David HoltVice President of Operations and Business Development
"Preparing Indiana's Advanced Manufacturing & Logistics Workforce"
ArcelorMittal, John GerrardDivision Manager, Talent Acquisition
"The Total Package"
GencoATC, Ed RounsavilleGeneral Manager
"Flexibility in Distribution Operations (Cross function talent- key to success)"
Caterpillar, Gary BearProcurement Manager
"People Philosophy at CAT"
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.Hosted by the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management & Economics
Enjoy this informal luncheon as you engage our guest speakers, meet our energetic pool of operations, manufacturing, and supply chain management focused students and meet other firm representatives attending the event!