Leadership Lessons in Supply Chain Featuring some of the most successful business leaders globally ABOUT THE BOOK The book will feature some of the most successful business leaders globally that come from the operations and the supply chain world. As well as their career journey, strategies, and specific techniques they used to help make their companies great. What makes a great supply chain leader? What qualities do the men and women at the top of the world’s best-run supply chains have in common? What lessons can they teach other executives? How to make it to CEO and board level from the supply chain? The book aims to provide the answers to these vital questions. Using the most exacting standards and employing global research expertise, we selected the fifty best executives in business today and interviewed them about their long-term strategies, career milestones, key accomplishments, and guiding beliefs. The result aims to be easy to read crash course in what it takes to create a successful, well-organized, and intentional career in the world of operations and supply chain A winning combination of entertaining stories about life at the top (and how to get there) and rigorous business insights. INVITED TO CONTRIBUTE Rodolphe SaadéChief Executive Officer CMA CGM David S. TaylorChairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer P&G Revathi AdvaithiChief Executive Officer Flex Bom Suk KimFounder & Chief Executive Officer Coupang Michael DellChief Executive Officer Dell Pier Luigi SigismondiPresident Dole Mary BarraChairman and Chief Executive Officer GM Søren SkouChief Executive Officer Maersk Frank AppelChief Executive Officer DHL Chan Chun SingMinister of trade and industry Singapore Yossi SheffiDirector MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics Marc EngelChief Supply Chain Officer Unilever Sandra MacQuillanEVP and Chief Supply Chain Officer Mondelez Sami NaffakhChief Supply Officer, Member of the Group Executive Reckitt Beckinser Jon R. MoellerVice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer P&G Dave ClarkSVP Worldwide Operations Amazon Carsten RasmussenChief Operating Officer Lego Kathryn WengelExecutive Vice President & Chief Global Supply Chain Officer JnJ Andreas WendtBoard of Management Member for Purchasing and Supplier Network BMW Alexis DePreeChief Supply Chain Officer Nordstrom Ewan AndrewChief Supply Chain Officer Diageo Francesca DeBiaseChief Supply Chain Officer McDonalds Johannes Giloth Chief Operating Officer GEA Tommy Nielsen Chief Operating Officer Vestas Ivanka JanssenChief Supply Chain Officer Philips Tim CookChief Executive Officer Apple Barbara LavernosDeputy Chief Executive Officer L’Oréal John KernSVP, Supply Chain Operations Cisco Systems Michael CorboChief Supply Chain Officer Colgate-Palmolive Stéphane BancelFounding CEO Moderna Anthony TanGroup CEO & Co-founder Grab Grant F. ReidCEO & Office of the President Mars Jim RowanCEO Ember Consumer & President Ember Healthcare - Board Member Ember Technologies Albert BourlaChairman and Chief Executive Officer Pfizer Jim Hagemann SnabeChairman Siemens and A. P. Moller Maersk Daniel ZhangChief Executive Officer Alibaba Group AUTHORS Radu PalamariuManaging Director Asia Pacific Alcott Global Radu is the Managing Director Asia Pacific of Alcott Global and the Global Head of Supply Chain & Logistics Practice. He has been working on C-level and top management executive search assignments with Top Fortune 500 companies and local Asia conglomerates, particularly for manufacturing, logistics, transportation, supply chain management and ecommerce.A frequent speaker at industry conferences across the region, he is a contributor on latest technologies shaping supply chains, as well as human resources trends and developments. He is the host of the “Leaders in Supply Chain” Podcast, which is consistently ranked among the top 10 global industry podcasts.Radu has been featured in Bloomberg, Logistics Insight Asia, Bangkok Post as well as the MIT Supply Chain Talent Magazine. And has been named as one of the top 3 Global Supply Chain Influencers on LinkedIn. Knut AlickePartner at McKinsey and Head of Supply Chain Europe Knut Alicke, partner McKinsey and Head of Supply Chain Europe. Knut is also a visiting professor of supply chain at the University of Cologne. And one of the global experts on the topics of operations, supply chain, and risk.At McKinsey & Company, Knut is a leader of the firm’s work in manufacturing and supply chain. He advises clients on a variety of topics including supply chain management, digital supply chains, and advanced analytics, and supply chain transformations.Knut has written several articles on subjects related to supply chain and is the author of a highly regarded book on supply chain management, “Planning and operation of logistics networks: cross-company supply chain management (in German)”.