Episodes
Mike Corbo became Chief Supply Chain Officer in 2011, the culmination of a lifelong Colgate career building our best-in-class capabilities across the globe.  Previously he served from 2005 to 2011 as Vice President, Global Oral Care Supply Chain. Mike joined Colgate after graduating from Lafayette College in 1982 and worked in myriad roles across the U.S. In 1995, Mike moved to the Philippines as Director of Manufacturing Operations before becoming General Manager, Portfolio Simplification,...
Published 11/16/21
Ivanka Jensen is the Chief Supply Chain Officer of Philips. Ivanka is one of the most prominent supply chain executives in our network. She has had a long career across different facets of the supply chain in several companies across the fast-moving consumer goods industries and for the last three years, she has been leading the supply chain function for Philips. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: How Ivanka started her career in supply chain by working 4...
Published 09/28/21
In this episode, we had Anna Lo and Jon Hong from SoftBank Vision Fund as our guests. Both of them have overseen investments in the logistics and transportation space from SoftBank. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: What does Softbank look for in companies (and will they ever invest in an asset-heavy company like a shipping line?!)Why investing is even more binding than a marriageWhat are the trends in Logistics TechnologyKey criteria for selecting the right...
Published 08/17/21
Xiuling Guo is the Managing Director Asia for the edible oil business of Cargill. Xiuling has held a multitude of other roles around strategy, sourcing, S&OP, and lean manufacturing. And before Cargill, she was a Supply Chain Director with Yum! Brands Group in China. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: How to make the switch from supply chain to full PnLWhat are key areas of focus as a leader (E2E supply chain matters!)Why Xiuling thinks planning is key as...
Published 08/11/21
Francesca Gamboni is the SVP Global Supply Chain at Stellantis. She brings more than 25 years of management responsibility in supply chain management. Across diverse industries such as Automotive, Pharmaceutical, Oil & Gas, Pulp & Paper, Aerospace, Aluminium and Cosmetic industry sectors.  Stellantis N.V. is a Dutch-domiciled multinational automotive manufacturing corporation, formed in 2021 on the basis of a 50-50 cross-border merger between the Italian-American conglomerate Fiat...
Published 07/27/21
Radu Palamariu was interviewed by Tyler Kern on Cargomatic’s Podcast, Careers on the Move. On the topic of hiring top-level executives, working in the supply chain, and how COVID-19 disruption affected the supply chain. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: Radu’s career path and how it is to be in the executive search businessWhat motivates people to get into supply chainHow did the COVID-19 pandemic affect people’s awareness of the supply chainThe most...
Published 07/06/21
Susana Elvira is the Vice President and Global Head of Human Resources for Ocean and Logistics at AP Moller-Maersk. She is a great professional in the HR field and has been with Maersk for close to 20 years in many different roles across different geographies. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: Driving change and why it isn't a straight line - sometimes 3 steps forward are followed by one step backwardRecruitment and how to attract the right peopleWhat keeps...
Published 07/01/21
Asger Lauritsen is a Group Executive Management, Chief Procurement Officer - Supply Chain & Manufacturing at FLSmidth, having responsibility over end to end supply chain functions. He has over 20+ years of operations, procurement, manufacturing, supply chain, innovation and project experience from large complex engineering, process and transportation companies. Having also previously held executive roles in Norden as double hatting CPO and CTO. As well as several positions in Maersk, from...
Published 06/18/21
Tonya Jackson is senior vice president and chief product delivery officer for Lexmark International. Tonya has been with Lexmark for 36 years and in her current role, Tonya is responsible for hardware and supplies development, supply chain, manufacturing, and service delivery. From 2016 to 2020, she served as chief supply chain officer, responsible for worldwide supply chain operations and the shared services centers for Lexmark. She has been in global supply chain operations since...
Published 06/07/21
Susan Johnson is the Executive Vice President of Global Connections & Supply Chain for AT&T. In this capacity, she is responsible for AT&T’s international & domestic strategy and partnership development for network connections. She also leads Supply Chain functions within AT&T Communications supporting the Entertainment Group, Business Services, and Technology and Operations. Her team manages strategic sourcing, purchasing, supplier diversity, sustainability, and supply...
Published 05/28/21
Emer has +20 years of experience in the pharma industry across manufacturing, engineering, operational excellence, and supply chain. Her experience in operational excellence saw her gain extensive experience in value stream improvement of global products, project coaching, training delivery, and support for lean transformation. Furthermore, in product portfolio management she was responsible for strategic supply chain design and identified and executed cross-functional, strategic...
Published 05/03/21
Radu Palamariu was interviewed by Boris Felgendreher on Logistics Tribe. On the topic of how to leverage social media, build your personal brand and advance your career in logistics and SCM The Logistics Tribe is a weekly podcast about the world of global logistics and supply chain management. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: How COVID-19 affected hiring and executive search in generalBringing more stories to life regarding the supply chain industry and its...
Published 04/30/21
Pilar Madrigal is the Head of Investment Advisory, at the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE). She joined CINDE in 1998 and during her 20-year career at CINDE, she has been instrumental in leading the organization's international promotion...
Published 04/16/21
Across his long career, he worked for many years for Panalpina, where he served as CEO for 8 years. Subsequently, he served across a few executive roles in CEVA Logistics, and then as global COO of DKSH. Currently, he is the COO of Lonhro, as well as...
Published 03/18/21
 Andreu Marco, Global Supply Chain Executive and Former Global SVP SCM for Burberry. Andreu was one of the pioneers of implementing omnichannel strategies and helped Burberry become the leading luxury brand in omnichannel sales. He has had a long career...
Published 03/11/21
Hussein is a Public and Private sector leader with more than 20 years of experience in the service and logistics industry. In his experience includes UPS where he served as the Managing Director for the Middle East. Prior to joining UPS, Hussein served...
Published 03/04/21
In this episode, we have Sune Stilling and Peter Hove Hildebrandt as our guests.Sune Stilling is the Co-founder of Project Aviato, an independent investment fund to support companies with ideas in transport and logistics. Prior to joining Project...
Published 02/25/21
Benjamin Gordon is the founder and Managing Partner of Cambridge Capital, a West Palm Beach-based investor in leading transportation, logistics, and supply chain technology companies.At Cambridge Capital, Benjamin seeks to invest in high-growth...
Published 02/15/21
Colin co-authored the book, "Working Backwards: Insights, Stories, and Secrets from Inside Amazon," which is a first-person account of how Amazon created and implemented the principles and processes that have made it successful. He takes you in the room...
Published 02/08/21
Alcott Global hosted a webinar entitled, "Preparing for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution in APAC." Von Vanmolkot, Daniel Chee Chung Wong, Michael Culme-Seymour, and Lim Ching Kiat joined us as panelists.Some of the main topics discussed in the webinar:How...
Published 12/29/20
Essa Al-Saleh joined Volta Trucks as the Chairman of the Board in October 2020. Volta Trucks is an electric vehicle manufacturer. Volta has set out to create an all-electric truck specifically to be used in and around cities and urban areas.In addition...
Published 12/23/20
Bonnie Fetch is currently the Vice President Supply Chain at Cummins Inc. Cummins Inc. is a corporation of complementary business units that design, engineer, manufacture, distribute, and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems,...
Published 12/20/20
Kara Goldin is the Founder and CEO of Hint, Inc., best known for its award-winning Hint® water, the leading unsweetened flavored water, and has since expanded outside of the beverage industry with the recent launch of hint sunscreen. She is also the...
Published 12/16/20
 For over 20 years, Pier-Luigi Sigismondi has worked at the intersection of purpose-led brands and value creation for the business. He is a strong believer in the proactive role companies can play against climate change, social equality, and inclusion...
Published 12/10/20