Monday 20th Nov 2017 - Logistics Manager

Professor Richard Wilding

The Individual Contribution Award is in the hands of Supply Chain Standard readers who vote for their favoured candidates at our web site. This year they had four outstanding candidates to consider.

Ruediger Hagedorn is senior business consultant at The Consumer Goods Forum and is currently managing and moderating: The Global Upstream Supply Initiative; The 2016 Future Supply Chain Platform; and the Consumer Goods Forum Global Scorecard Project. He is a multi-lingual specialist in operation research and has 15 years of supply chain and international process standards development experience.

(From left: Mark Judd, commercial director, supplychain-jobs.com; Professor Richard Wilding, Cranfield School of Management; Rufus Hound)

Systagenix Wound Management is a spin-off of Johnson & Johnson. Alastair Mitchell was appointed supply chain director, responsible for establishing an independent global distribution network of hubs worldwide servicing some 100 markets, while focused on successfully delivering improved
customer service levels.

Hans Ehm is the principal of logistics systems at semiconducor giant Infineon Technologies, the overall winner in the 2007 Awards. In over 20 years in the semiconductor industry, Hans Ehm has had many managing and consulting positions in wafer fabrication, assembly and test and for global supply chains. He also teaches supply chain, and initiated with the University of Limerick a long distance diploma programme on supply chain.

Professor Wilding is one of the most active academic promoters of the supply chain management field. At Cranfield he has helped develop the Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management into a leading centre of excellence. He also works with European and international companies on logistics and supply chain projects in all sectors.

All the candidates received strong support, but, ultimately, the public vote went to Professor Richard Wilding.

Winner
Professor Richard Wilding

Shortlisted
Hans Ehm, Infineon Technologies 
Ruediger Hagedorn, The Consumer Goods Forum
Professor Richard Wilding, Cranfield School of Management
Alastair Mitchell, Systagenix Wound Management.