#19: How Sherwin-Williams manage supply chain in times of disruption


Freddy es el Presidente de Sherwin-Williams Brasil. Anteriormente, se desempeñó como Presidente de Sherwin-Williams en Ecuador. Antes de unirse a Sherwin-Williams, se desempeñó como Gerente General y Socio en Alimentos Tawa. Anteriormente, Freddy se desempeñó en Mondelez durante más de 6 años, siendo Gerente General en Ecuador, Gerente de Desarrollo de Categoría, Gerente de Marketing Global Cheese & Dairy y Gerente de Grupo de Marketing.


Freddy is the President at Sherwin-Williams Brazil. Previously, he served as President at Sherwin-Williams in Ecuador. Before join Sherwin-Williams, he served as General Manager and Partner in Alimentos Tawa. Previously, Freddy served in Mondelez for over 6 years, being General Manager in Ecuador, Manager Category Development, Marketing Manager Global Cheese & Dairy, and Marketing Group Manager.

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Connect with the Guest:

Freddy Carillo: LinkedIn

Algunos de los aspectos más destacados del podcast:

  • Introducción de Freddy Carrillo
  • Tiempos iniciales en Alimentos Kraft de Venezuela
  • Un nuevo rol global como Gerente de Marketing de Cheese & Dairy en Mondelez
  • Nuevas responsabilidades como Gerente de Desarrollo de Categoría
  • Asumir un nuevo reto como Gerente General Mondelez
  • Tu nueva aventura como Gerente General & Socio en Alimentos Tawa
  • Su nuevo rol en Ecuador como Presidente y Gerente General en Sherwin-Williams / Pinturas Condor
  • Nuevo país, Presidente y Gerente General en Brasil para Sherwin-Williams
  • Cómo han sido estos dos últimos años por el Covid 19 y cómo lo han gestionado en cuanto a su Cadena de Suministro y el servicio a sus Clientes.
  • ¿Cuál es su recomendación para los profesionales que están iniciando carrera para alcanzar roles de liderazgo? ¿Cuáles son las habilidades clave que deben desarrollar?
  • Mensaje final a la audiencia

Some of the highlights from the podcast:

  • Introduction of Freddy Carrillo
  • Initial times in Alimentos Kraft de Venezuela
  • A new Global role as Marketing Manager for Cheese & Dairy in Mondelez
  • New responsibilities as Category Development Manager
  • Assuming new challenge as General Manager Mondelez
  • Your new adventure a General Manager & Partner in Alimentos Tawa
  • Your new role in Ecuador as President & GM in Sherwin-Williams / Pinturas Condor
  • New country, President & General Manager in Brazil for Sherwin-Williams
  • How have been these last two years due to Covid 19 and how have you managed it in term of your Supply Chain and the service to your Customers.
  • Which is your recommendation to the professionals that are initiating career to reach leadership roles? Which are the key skills they must develop?
  • Final message to the audience

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About the Host:

The host, Xabier Basañez is a well-rounded Supply Chain expert, with end-to-end experience in different industries: FMCG, Logistics, 3PL, and Retail. He is a natural Processes synchronizer strengthening organizational operations. He loves to connect supply chain professionals to create spaces for discussion and analysis, focusing on LATAM & USA.

Alcott Global connects and upgrades the supply chain ecosystem by finding the right talent through executive search, developing talent through learning solutions, and meeting supply chain technology needs through a comprehensive crunch base marketplace.

The supply chain executive search has been our focus since the very beginning, offering recruitment services for top-tier supply chain roles at every level of the end-to-end supply chain: plan, source / procure, make, and deliver. Our consultants have years of experience in placing top talent, in North America, LATAM, Europe, the Middle East & Africa, and APAC, and besides speed, one of our biggest strengths is our network within the supply chain industry, and we capitalize on it to find the best solutions.

Through the years, we have grown as an organization and our offerings with it. One of our initiatives, the learning solutions- training and supply chain academy, is focused on transforming leadership- self-leadership, executive presence, influence capital, and business acumen. Through Supplify, we aim to match corporations with the top technology companies to solve their supply chain and logistics challenges with a focus on innovation and digital transformation.

We are in constant touch with the leaders in supply chain, inviting them to inspire the supply chain professionals in thought-provoking podcast episodes and events, and showcasing what is possible at the yearly Leaders in Supply Chain Awards.

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