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In the first half of 2020, ON Partners consultants completed several high-level supply chain and operations executive placements for a wide range of organizations including Ball Corporation, Creation Technologies, Frontdoor, Inc. and PlayPower, Inc.

Today’s supply chain leaders sit at the nexus of corporate operations. COOs must manage a complex global network of relationships and quickly adopt new technologies and innovations. The broadening scope and higher impact of supply chain management requires leaders who are strategic, profit-oriented, champions of change, and technically and operationally superior. ON Partners is on the forefront in identifying supply chain leaders who are best equipped to drive meaningful transformation.


First Half 2020 Executive Placements

 

We believe a better executive search experience matters, and that experience starts with expert, tenured specialists. We’ve been closely tracking shifts in leadership demand as it relates to supply chain and operations during the pandemic, and our team of consultants has made a significant number of recent placements in the space, including:

API Heat Transfer VP of Global Operations 

API Heat Transfer Inc. is a global leader in the design and manufacture of a wide range of specialty heat exchangers and heat transfer solutions.

Ball CorporationDirector of Environmental Health & Safety and Director of Operations (2)

Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) is a provider of metal packaging for beverages, foods and household products, and of aerospace and other technologies and services to commercial and governmental customers. Founded in 1880, the company employs more than 18,300 people worldwide. 

Berlin Packaging Regional Director of Operations

Chicago-based Berlin Packaging is a supplier of packaging services. Its customers include companies in the beverage, food, personal care, pharmaceutical, household care, industrial, and coatings sectors.

Creation Technologies VP of Supply Chain

Creation Technologies LP is a global electronics manufacturing services provider headquartered in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. It provides end-to-end, scalable Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) that enable OEMs to create greater value for their industries, markets and customers.

Frontdoor, Inc. VP, Head of Procurement and Supply Chain

Frontdoor, Inc. (NASDAQ: FTDR) offers a broad range of services, from flexible home service plans to on-demand solutions designed to protect homeowners from the unplanned and costly expenses that come with homeownership.

Luminar TechnologiesVP, Supply Chain and Manufacturing

Founded in 2012, Luminar is an autonomous vehicle sensor and software company with the vision to make autonomy safe and ubiquitous by delivering the only platform that meets the industry’s stringent safety and economic requirements. The company has rapidly adopted over 40 industry partners, including 12 of the top 15 automotive companies.

Mark Anthony Services Inc. Head of IT and Supply Chain

The Mark Anthony Group of Companies is one of North America’s most diversified and successful private beverage companies focused on the alcohol beverage sector.

NJOY Electronic CigarettesVP of Manufacturing

NJOY is an independent American company that manufactures and distributes electronic cigarettes and vaping products.

Pallet Logistics of America General Manager

Pallet Logistics of America is a logistics company offering recycling and pallet sale services. Its vision is to be a leader in sustainable manufacturing, positively impacting the wood products sector.

PlayPower, Inc.COO and VP, Global Supply Chain (2)

PlayPower is the world’s largest commercial playground and recreational equipment manufacturer, offering traditional play and indoor soft contained play systems, water slides, floating docks, boat lifts, safety surfacing, and running tracks.

Trax Group, Inc. –  COO

Trax is a global leader in Transportation Spend Management solutions. Combining industry-leading cloud-based applications with expert services, Trax helps customers better manage and control their global transportation costs and drive enterprise-wide efficiency.

 


Predictions for the Future

Notes ON partner Heidi Hoffman of the industry as it navigates the pandemic, “In the near future, we expect there will be a generational shift in supply chain leadership, with the executives who are more educated in scenario planning, risk mitigation and new technologies to predict, track, map and solve supply chain disruptions rising quickly to top roles.

 

Companies cannot afford to come out of this pandemic ‘hoping’ such a disruption won’t happen again. The companies and executives who learn from this experience and expand these skill sets and capabilities will be the winners in the long term.”

For more of ON’s view on evolving supply chain leadership demand, visit the ON Viewpoint series.

 

Download series part 02: Supply Chain 

 

Learn more about our supply chain and operations executive search services here.

 


 

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