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Supply Chain Forum of SWFL - Spring 2022

March 24, 2022  / Lutgert News  / Tags: Supply Chain Management, Information Systems & Operations Management, 2022, Center for Supply Chain Excellence

Welcome back to the first full in-person meeting of the Supply Chain Forum of SWFL on the Florida Gulf Coast University campus since 2019, held at the ETI building. It was great to see the smiling faces and the enthusiastic participation at a well-attended event. Many thanks and a deep appreciation for the time and effort put in by the university leadership, the excellent speakers and panelists.

Supply Chain Forum of SWFL Spring 2022 attendees outside of the Emergent Technologies Institute (ETI)
Supply Chain Forum of SWFL Spring 2022 attendees outside of the Emergent Technologies Institute (ETI)

FGCU Leadership:

  • EVP & Provost:
    Mark Rieger – (Welcome address)
  • LCOB Dean:
    Dr. Chris Westley
  • LCOB Associate Dean:
    Dr. Vivek Bhargava

Guest Speakers:

  • John Lund – GVP, Global Supply Chain @ Gartner
  • Jeremy Owens – Vice President, Supply Chain Logistics @ LeeSar

Panel Discussion:

  • Moderator:
    Pete Russano
  • Panel Guest:
    Joseph D’Cruz – Adjunct FGCU SCM Professor – former Manager Global Supply Management – John Deere Worldwide
  • Panel Guest:
    Ron Timperio – Chief Procurement Officer – Hertz
  • Panel Guest:
    Steve Tippmann – Executive Vice President – Interstate Warehousing