Delivering more than $10m in cost savings, spearheading a new global distribution model and driving a start-up's exponential growth are among the outstanding personal achievements of young professionals named winners in the ThomasNet and Institute for Supply Management 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars Recognition Program.
At 29 years of age, Katy Conrad, site lead at Shell's Geismar Chemical Plant, is a terrific ambassador for her profession. She loves everything about supply management - working with smart engineering and business professionals, solving tough problems, and making a bottom-line impact. At Shell, she has delivered significant savings, built a regional B2B sourcing strategy, and held an overseas assignment.
If you want to recognize a rising star in purchasing/supply chain management, now is the time to act, according to ThomasNet and the Institute for Supply Management, which note that the deadline for their "30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars" Recognition Program is just a month away. All nominations must be submitted online by July 31, 2014.