Three of the UK’s leading supply chain practitioners have been shortlisted for the Individual Contribution Award in the 2009 European Supply Chain Excellence Awards. The nominees are:
Peter Surtees, European supply chain director – consumer products, Kimberly-Clark
Chris Tyas, supply chain and business services director, Nestlé UK
John Sexton, head of supply, quality and delivery, British Energy
Chris Tyas has played a leading role in encouraging and developing collaboration in the industry. He has for the past three years been the co chair of ECR (UK) having previously led the On Shelf Availability Work Group. He is also the Vice Chairman of GS1 UK responsible for promoting and developing the use of data standards across the industry.
Peter Surtees has played a key role in developing Europe’s first successful collaborative distribution operations between Kimberly-Clark and Unilever in Holland and for Kimberly-Clark’s more recent collaborative ventures with Kellogg’s in the UK and France. He is a director of ELUPEG, a not for profit organisation, established to promote collaborative initiatives that improve European Logistics.
John Sexton is responsible for the supply chain for major critical projects with severe business impact at British Energy and successfully delivered the Boiler Closure Unit Project, which was as the largest project in size, complexity and financial impact in the history of British Energy.
The winner of the Individual Contribution Award will be announced at The European Supply Chain Excellence Awards on Thursday 12th November 2009 at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London. As always, the event promises to be the must attend event of the year, so make sure you book your table in plenty of time so as not to miss out.