Aberdeen Announces 2012 Supply Chain Management Summit Keynote Speaker, Updated Presenter Lineup

Daniel Turney, VP, Global Supply Chain Network Strategy, Kellogg Company to Present Keynote Address at April 4 - 5 Event

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Mar 6, 2012) - Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced that Daniel Turney, Vice President of Global Supply Chain Network Strategy for Kellogg Company will be the featured keynote presenter at its 2012 Supply Chain Management (SCM) Summit. The theme of the event, being held April 4 - 5 at the Swissotel in Chicago, is "A View from Above: Transformational Initiatives for The Chief Supply Chain Officer."

Daniel Turney joined Kellogg Company in December of 2007. Prior to his current position Mr. Turney led Kellogg's North American Morning Foods Supply Chain, and previously headed the North American Customer Logistics Services organization for Kellog. Before joining Kellog he held facility and executive management positions at Campbell Soup Company and Gerber Products Company. The theme of Mr. Turney's presentation will be Supply Chain Management, Moving from Organizational Silos to an Optimized and Interconnected Chain.

"The critical role of supply chain management within the enterprise, and the increasingly global nature of the discipline, requires supply chain managers to constantly seek opportunities to gain new skills and insights to help them perform their jobs more effectively," according to Bryan Ball, Vice President and Principal Analyst for the Aberdeen Supply Chain Management research practice. "Aberdeen's 2012 Supply Chain Summit will feature top-level supply chain experts sharing their experiences and insights gained by successfully leading companies through the constantly evolving, and often volatile, global supply environment."

Featured presenters at the Aberdeen Supply Chain Management Summit include:

  • Bill Keller, President of Global Operations, Active Tools International Ltd.
  • Lalit Wadhwa, Vice President, Global Supply Chain Operations, Avnet
  • Brad Mueller, Vice President Supply Chain, Briggs Healthcare
  • Gerald LaGrange, Director Supply Chain, Supplier Collaboration Systems, Celestica
  • Jill Marcotte, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Dealer Tire LLC
  • Lee Falk, Vice President, Distribution & Logistics, Dean Foods Company
  • Joseph O'Neil, Director, Global Logistics, Diebold, Inc.
  • Drew Schramm, Senior Vice President, Global Supply Management, Herman Miller
  • Seema Phull, Vice President of Materials Management Strategy and Integration, Honeywell
  • Kristi Montgomery, Vice President, Information Technology, Kenco Management Services, LLC
  • Ian Mallison, Executive Director, GL Mature Market Operations, Lenovo US
  • Joseph Dagnese, Vice President, Automotive and Government Services, Menlo Worldwide
  • Chad A. Werkema, C.P.M., Director, Worldwide Materials, Motorola Solutions, Inc.
  • Alok Saxena, Divisional Vice President, Information Technology, NALCO
  • Michael Martin, Global Supply Chain Strategy Leader, Stanley Black & Decker
  • Masao Nishi, Vice President, Supply Chain Management, SYSCO
  • Nick Delany, President, Vtech Communication Inc.

For additional information on featured SCM Summit presenters and speaker announcements, please visit the SCM Summit 2012 Speakers page.

To learn more about the upcoming SCM Summit, please visit the SCM Summit 2012 Overview page.

Complimentary VIP passes are available for qualified supply chain management executives. To apply for a pass, please visit our Summit Registration page.

SCM 2012 Summit Sponsors and Partners include: e2open, JDA, Logility, LeanLogistics, SmartOps, CenterPoint Properties, GT Nexus, One Network Enterprises, Oracle, SupplyChainBrain, and APICS: The Association for Operations Management.

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Amy McLellan, Summits Sales Manager, at 617-854-5268 or amy.mclellan@aberdeen.com.

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