Leadership Lessons in Supply Chain Featuring some of the most successful business leaders globallyABOUT THE BOOKThe book will feature some of the most successful business leaders globally that come from the operations and the supply chain world. As well as their career journey, strategies, and specific techniques they used to help make their companies great. What makes a great supply chain leader? What qualities do the men and women at the top of the world’s best-run supply chains have in common? What lessons can they teach other executives? How to make it to CEO and board level from the supply chain? The book aims to provide the answers to these vital questions. Using the most exacting standards and employing global research expertise, we selected the fifty best executives in business today and interviewed them about their long-term strategies, career milestones, key accomplishments, and guiding beliefs. The result aims to be easy to read crash course in what it takes to create a successful, well-organized, and intentional career in the world of operations and supply chain A winning combination of entertaining stories about life at the top (and how to get there) and rigorous business insights.INVITED TO CONTRIBUTERodolphe SaadéChief Executive Officer CMA CGMDavid S. TaylorChairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer P&GRevathi AdvaithiChief Executive Officer FlexBom Suk KimFounder & Chief Executive Officer CoupangMichael DellChief Executive Officer DellPier Luigi SigismondiPresident DoleMary BarraChairman and Chief Executive Officer GMSøren SkouChief Executive Officer MaerskFrank AppelChief Executive Officer DHLChan Chun SingMinister of trade and industry SingaporeYossi SheffiDirector MIT Center for Transportation & LogisticsMarc EngelChief Supply Chain Officer UnileverSandra MacQuillanEVP and Chief Supply Chain Officer MondelezSami NaffakhChief Supply Officer, Member of the Group Executive Reckitt BeckinserJon R. MoellerVice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer P&GDave ClarkSVP Worldwide Operations AmazonCarsten RasmussenChief Operating Officer LegoKathryn WengelExecutive Vice President & Chief Global Supply Chain Officer JnJAndreas WendtBoard of Management Member for Purchasing and Supplier Network BMWAlexis DePreeChief Supply Chain Officer NordstromEwan AndrewChief Supply Chain Officer DiageoFrancesca DeBiaseChief Supply Chain Officer McDonaldsJohannes GilothChief Operating Officer GEATommy NielsenChief Operating Officer VestasIvanka JanssenChief Supply Chain Officer PhilipsTim CookChief Executive Officer AppleBarbara LavernosDeputy Chief Executive Officer L’OréalJohn KernSVP, Supply Chain Operations Cisco SystemsMichael CorboChief Supply Chain Officer Colgate-PalmoliveStéphane BancelFounding CEO ModernaAnthony TanGroup CEO & Co-founder GrabGrant F. ReidCEO & Office of the President MarsJim RowanCEO Ember Consumer & President Ember Healthcare - Board Member Ember TechnologiesAlbert BourlaChairman and Chief Executive Officer PfizerJim Hagemann SnabeChairman Siemens and A. P. Moller MaerskDaniel ZhangChief Executive Officer Alibaba GroupAUTHORSRadu PalamariuManaging Director Asia Pacific Alcott GlobalRadu is the Managing Director Asia Pacific 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 Asia conglomerates, particularly for manufacturing, logistics, transportation, supply chain management and ecommerce.A frequent speaker at industry conferences across the region, he is a contributor on latest technologies shaping supply chains, as well as human resources trends and developments. He is the host of the “Leaders in Supply Chain” Podcast, which is consistently ranked among the top 10 global industry podcasts.Radu has been featured in Bloomberg, Logistics Insight Asia, Bangkok Post as well as the MIT Supply Chain Talent Magazine. And has been named as one of the top 3 Global Supply Chain Influencers on LinkedIn.Knut AlickePartner at McKinsey and Head of Supply Chain EuropeKnut Alicke, partner McKinsey and Head of Supply Chain Europe. Knut is also a visiting professor of supply chain at the University of Cologne. And one of the global experts on the topics of operations, supply chain, and risk.At McKinsey & Company, Knut is a leader of the firm’s work in manufacturing and supply chain. He advises clients on a variety of topics including supply chain management, digital supply chains, and advanced analytics, and supply chain transformations.Knut has written several articles on subjects related to supply chain and is the author of a highly regarded book on supply chain management, “Planning and operation of logistics networks: cross-company supply chain management (in German)”.