PODCAST HOST

RADU PALAMARIU

Managing Director Asia Pacific & Europe
Alcott Global

Radu is the Managing Director 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 conglomerates, particularly for manufacturing, logistics, transportation, supply chain management, and e-commerce.

A frequent speaker at industry conferences, he is the co-author of the bestselling book “From Source to Sold”, a compilation of the best leadership case studies in global supply chains. He is also the host of the “Leaders in Supply Chain” Podcast, which is consistently ranked among the Top 5 Global Industry Podcasts.

Radu has been featured in World Economic Forum, Bloomberg, Forbes as well as the MIT Supply Chain Talent Magazine. And has been named one of the Top 3 Global Supply Chain Influencers on LinkedIn.

PUBLICATIONS

Why Operations And Supply Chain Leaders Would Make Great CEOs

COVID-19 has accelerated the pace of change in corporations. Industry 4.0 initiatives and flexible work arrangements were on the cards, but maybe five years down the line.

Tech in Logistics: Threat, Disruptor or Differentiator?

Technology has been rapidly changing the way we do business in the last few years across different industries.

Why supply chain should be a boardroom topic

Supply chain might be the introvert at the business table, not used to being the center of attention. Pitching might not be its strongest suit, but the insights from executing on the customer promise create a competitive edge in today’s world.

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Attracting Top Supply Chain Leadership: Skills And Strategies

It's not coincidental that several of today's leading corporate executives were in operational roles before stepping into the C-suite.

Radu is one of the most well-connected recruiters in the logistics industry. He keeps himself up to date on industry trends and has a keen eye to link them to real business needs. Radu sets himself apart from others because he genuinely cares about the people he works with, which translates into him being approachable and following through to make things happen. I always enjoy catching up with him and bouncing ideas off of each other. I highly recommend him to any firm looking for a true partner that understands their business and can connect them with candidates to help their organization excel.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Latest Podcast Episodes

#174: Principles to Grow Costa Coffee’s Reach Exponentially

In this episode, I interviewed Francisco Javier Martínez Moreno, Chief Supply Chain Officer of Costa Coffee. We dived into the personal inflection points that shaped his journey as a supply chain professional and explored how adaptability and exposure to diverse cultures can lead to transforming operations for sustained value. Francisco shared his insights on how

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#173: Ports, Global Trade and What Matters Most in Transportation

In episode 173 of the Leaders in Value Chain Podcast, my guest is Keith Svendsen, an influential figure in the port operations industry and CEO of APM Terminals- one of the world’s largest port operators. We discussed the extensive networks of APM Terminals and how they overcome the logistical challenges in over 40 countries while

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