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Yvan Salamon President
President

Yvan Salamon

Yvan Salamon has spent over 20 years managing and being directly involved in projects to optimize operations performance (costs, cash flow), manufacturing, and logistics strategies in the Manufacturing and Retail sectors. Prior to founding the Argon Group, Yvan was a board member at Hays Logistics Group (Kuehne & Nagel), where he was responsible for methods and organization. Before that, he worked at CGC as Plant Manager and at Mars & Co in strategic consulting. Yvan is a graduate of Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, France.

Fabrice Bonneau Vice President
Vice President

Fabrice Bonneau

Fabrice Bonneau has more than 20 years’ experience in performance improvement (cost-cutting, inventory reduction, service improvement), and supply chain transformation projects, in the Manufacturing and Retail sectors. He has also managed operational strategy (supply chain governance and organization, service strategy, manufacturing and logistics blueprint) and IT blueprint projects. Prior to joining Argon & Co, Fabrice was a board member at Capgemini Consulting, where he was head of the Manufacturing, Distribution & Retail practice. Before that, he co-founded PEA Consulting. He is a graduate of Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, France, and holds an “Aggrégation“ in Mathematics. He is also President of the Department of Industrial Engineering at Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, France.

Aldric Vignon Partner
Partner

Aldric Vignon

Aldric Vignon has, after nearly 20 years of experience, a unique know-how around Procurement transformation and the impact of the digital wave on Procurement organisation and on the suppliers’ network. Aldric has worked for many industries such as Automotive, Building & Construction, Aerospace, Defence, Services and B2B Distribution. On top of procurement levers – category strategy and management, supplier development, organisation agility, process redesign – Aldric has developed a strong expertise around the new procurement models introduced by the digital revolution. Before joining Argon & Co, Aldric was procurement & sourcing manager for SAGEM, then Business Manager at Masaï, a consultancy dedicated to cost improvement programmes, and was the head of the Procurement Improvement Practice of BravoSolution. Aldric is a graduate from Ecole Polytechnique and from Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées, France.

Bertrand Allard Partner
Partner

Bertrand Allard

Bertrand Allard has 20 years’ experience in finance and support functions performance improvement. He has led many global transformation programs, mainly in Oil & Gas, Utilities, Services, Aerospace & Defense, and Telecommunications. His areas of expertise include shared services implementation and optimization, business process outsourcing, support functions transformation following acquisition or divestiture/carve-out, business process improvement of finance and administrative processes, and competitiveness programs with a focus on SG&A reduction and performance management. Before joining Argon & Co, Bertrand Allard was Vice-President at Capgemini Consulting where he led the Finance Transformation and Shared Services practice. Bertrand holds an MBA from Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK.

Christophe Durcudoy Partner
Partner

Christophe Durcudoy

With nearly 20 years’ experience of procurement transformation and competitive advantage projects in complex environments (including turnaround, reorganization, preparation for merger, integration), Christophe Durcudoy is a true specialist. Christophe has worked in a number of industries, including Aerospace, Defence, Manufacturing, Consumer Goods, and Luxury Goods. His competitiveness strategy expertise covers procurement strategy, procurement cost-cutting plans, low-cost country development strategy, make or buy, organizational overhaul, and co-development with strategic suppliers. Before joining Argon & Co, Christophe was a Manager at Capgemini Consulting, where he consulted on procurement projects. He is as graduate of Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Paris, France.

Cyril Capello Partner
Partner

Cyril Capello

Cyril Capello has over 15 years’ experience in the transformation of support functions, with a focus on Finance. He led numerous reorganization projects for global as well as medium-sized companies from various industries such as Oil & Gas, Services, Aerospace & Defence, and Life Sciences. Cyril is an expert in several aspects of competitiveness and performance including SG&A optimization, organisation redesign, post merger integration, shared services, outsourcing, robotic process automation and process reengineering. Prior to joining Argon & Co, Cyril was a Principal at Capgemini Consulting. Cyril is a graduate of Università Bocconi, Milan, Italy, and Sciences Po, Paris, France, where he currently officiates as an associate professor.

Fabrice Corbière Partner
Partner

Fabrice Corbière

Fabrice Corbière has over 20 years’ experience in Supply Chain consulting for the Aerospace, Automotive, Life Sciences, Consumer Goods, and Luxury Goods sectors. He manages transformation projects from the strategic definition phase to the support phase, in areas including supply chain governance, cash flow/inventory/capacity planning, manufacturing and logistics blueprint, and logistics performance optimisation. Before joining Argon & Co, Fabrice was a Partner at PEA Consulting and then at Capgemini Consulting, where he was responsible for the Supply Chain practice. He is a graduate of École Centrale Paris, France.

Jean-François Laget Partner
Partner

Jean-François Laget

Over 20 years’ consulting experience, Jean-François Laget is an expert in competitive advantage programs, with a focus on the performance of the operations chain, in the Manufacturing (automotive, aerospace & defence, rolling stock, materials…), Life Sciences, and Luxury Goods sectors. Prior to joining Argon & Co, Jean-François was in charge of the Industry & Life Sciences sector at Capgemini Consulting, where he was also a member of the Board of Directors. Before that, he started in strategy consulting at CVA, then he co-founded Hemeria, a consulting firm specialising in operations performance, which later merged with Oliver Wyman. He is a graduate of SupAero and holds an MBA from HEC group..

Laure van Effenterre Partner
Partner

Laure van Effenterre

Laure van Effenterre has more than 10 years of experience in Operations performance consultancy. She has led global transformation programs from strategy definition to implementation. She has developed strong expertise in target process, organization, and Information Systems design in Supply Chain (including stock management, forecasting, S&OP, DRP, deployment), Customer Service (including service strategy, customer contact management, after sales) and Logistics (including logistics network design, warehousing performance). She has worked in various sectors including Automotive, Energy, Life Sciences, Services, Distribution, and Textiles. She is a graduate of Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, France.

Laurent de Bourmont Partner
Partner

Laurent de Bourmont

Laurent de Bourmont has over 20 years’ experience managing go-to-market and supply chain optimization projects in industrial environments (Consumer Goods, Textiles, Luxury Goods) and in the Retail sector (supermarket chains, specialized stores, and e-commerce). Before joining Argon & Co, Laurent was a partner at BearingPoint in the Retail & Consumer Goods team. He is a graduate of Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Paris, France, and Sciences-Po Paris, France.

Laurent Serano Partner
Partner

Laurent Serano

Laurent Serano is a partner in charge of the CIO advisory and information technology offer. He has extensive experience in all topics related to information systems, both in the implementation and design of innovative IT strategies and organisations. He spent 14 years in major consulting firms in the USA and Canada and 17 years as CIO of leading international groups during which he designed and implemented extensive transformation plans.

Mathieu de Nodrest Partner
Partner

Mathieu de Nodrest

In 15 years as a Consultant, Mathieu de Nodrest has developed strong expertise in the fields of manufacturing and logistics strategy, supply chain planning, and logistics operations performance in the Automotive, Life Sciences, and Retail sectors. He has guided the Michelin group through a major transformation plan, from the preparation of entity service strategy, through to the implementation of new supply chain management processes and demand planning. Mathieu is a graduate of Mines ParisTech, France.

Nicolas Gellé Partner
Partner

Nicolas Gellé

Nicolas Gellé has over 20 years’ experience in supply chain and logistics consulting. He manages supply chain transformation plans, performance plans (cost-cutting, working capital requirement improvement), and outsourcing projects in the Consumer Goods, Retail, Services, and Luxury Goods sectors. Before joining Argon & Co, Nicolas was responsible for manufacturing at Valtech Axelboss, which he co-founded. Previously, he worked at Moulinex as Supply Chain Director, and at Ouroumoff and CSC Peat Marwick. He is a graduate of École Centrale de Lille, France.

Patrick Legris Partner
Partner

Patrick Legris

Having worked as a consultant for almost 20 years, Patrick Legris has developed strong expertise in supply chain and operations optimization for international companies. He has developed and implemented a number of significant performance improvement projects in the Manufacturing and Energy sectors. He has also managed major transformation projects, including industrial strategy, reorganization and merger/integration projects. Before joining Argon & Co, Patrick was Principal, specializing in industry, at Capgemini Consulting. He is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and Agro ParisTech, France.

Thierry Lucas Partner
Partner

Thierry Lucas

Thierry Lucas has almost 20 years’ experience in supply chain and manufacturing consultancy in international environments, in the Aerospace, Automotive, Manufacturing, and Luxury Goods sectors. He manages transformation projects from the diagnostic and target identification phases through to their implementation across all supply chain processes (forecasts, S&OP, DRP, deployment, production masterplan, scheduling, supplier performance, and manufacturing and logistics performance). Prior to joining Argon & Co, Thierry was a Director at PEA Consulting, then at Capgemini Consulting. He is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and Agro ParisTech, France.

Alexis Leturq Director
Director

Alexis Leturq

Alexis Leturcq has spent over 20 years managing transformation projects in the Energy sector. These have included the opening of the market to competition, the development of smart grids, energy transition, and regulatory developments. His expertise includes organizational overhaul, process transformation, and the harmonization of IT systems in business-critical areas. Alexis holds a PhD.

Antoine Blatt Director
Director

Antoine Blatt

A graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole des Mines de Paris, Antoine has 13 years of experience in Supply Chain transformation and optimisation projects in both Consulting and Operations. Antoine worked at Danone at the start of his professional career, and more recently at Fly as Supply Chain Director. He has also worked at Accenture. He is familiar with the distribution and PGC industry. Antoine has mainly worked on logistics subjects, in which he has strong expertise. He joins Argon & Co in order to contribute to strengthening the logistics offer, but also to develop areas of innovation, such as the use of Data Science in logistics.

Arnaud Meunier Director
Director

Arnaud Meunier

Having spent almost 20 years in consultancy, Arnaud Meunier has managed numerous transformation projects, addressing manufacturing, supply chain and maintenance problems, in the Defense, Rail, and Process sectors. Prior to joining Argon & Co, he worked at Saint-Gobain in Manufacturing and R&D, then as a Consultant at Capgemini Consulting. Arnaud is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and Mines ParisTech, France.

Benoit de saint Victor Director
Director

Benoit de saint Victor

In more than 15 years of experience in Supply Chain & Operations consultancy, Benoît de Saint Victor has built a strong expertise around Supply Chain Planning (forecasting, DRP, deployment, inventory management, S&OP, production planning), as well as on service offers and industrial performance. He has worked for a wide range of clients from sectors including Automotive, Pharmaceutical, Agribusiness, Defense, Metalwork, and Transport, on both expertise & transformation projects. Benoît is a graduate of Ecole Nationale des Ponts & Chaussées ParisTech, France.

Donatien Mathias Director
Director

Donatien Mathias

In more than 14 years of consulting, Donatien has developed expertise in many supply chain areas: purchasing, supply planning, merchandise planning, logistics. Rich with a multi-sector experience, he has worked more particularly in recent years in the luxury, textile and distribution sectors (GSA, GSS). As part of this professional career, he has spent 5 years as head of the supply chain department of the internal consulting department of a large luxury company. Donatien is a graduate of Centrale Paris.

Elise Blanc Director
Director

Elise Blanc

For more than 15 years, Elise Blanc has been responsible for major transformation programs in different companies, including Schlumberger and Socotec, as well as being a Consultant in change and transformation in various sectors such as Industry, Aeronautics, Banking, and Insurance. Through holistic approaches, she knows how to take management committees as well as the whole organization on a transformation journey. She boosts change in an organization in an effective and painfree manner for individuals and teams. Having specialized in behavioral economics and organizational design, Elise supports her clients in the design and implementation of major change programs. Elise holds a Masters degree in Economics and an Executive MBA from ESSEC, France.

Eric Elkouby Director
Director

Eric Elkouby

Over the last 15 years, Eric Elkouby has developed strong expertise in purchasing optimisation and cost reduction. He has led several competitiveness plans in the Industry, Services, and Luxury Goods sectors. He has supported clients in sourcing strategies optimisation, assortment building, and product development optimisation, especially in the Retail sector. Eric Elkouby was a Manager at Capgemini Consulting before joining Argon & Co in 2012. Eric is an Engineering graduate of INP Grenoble, France and has a Masters degree from Paris Dauphine University, France.

Eric Thomann Director
Director

Eric Thomann

Eric Thomann has almost 20 years’ experience in the field of logistics and manufacturing performance, in the Automotive, Rail, and Consumer Goods sectors, as well as in Public Services. He has a strong focus on industrial performance diagnosis and monitoring (materials, workforce, line efficiency, etc). He is also an expert in optimising logistics network and assisting contracting authorities in intra-logistics process automation projects, from the feasibility study phase, through to implementation support. Prior to joining Argon & Co, Eric was Senior Manager at BearingPoint. He is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and Ponts et Chaussées, France.

Florain Saucias Director
Director

Florain Saucias

Florian Saucias has more than 10 years of experience in supply chain consultancy. He has led important transformation programs with tangible results by combining business expertise (e.g. in PIC and PDP), advanced knowledge of different ERP systems (e.g. SAP and M3), and the implementation of disruptive approaches and processes (e.g. Argon Agile MRP). He has worked in various sectors including Aerospace, Life Sciences, Luxury Goods, and Automotive. He is a graduate of Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées, France.

Franck Kakal Director
Director

Franck Kakal

Franck Kakal joined Argon & Co in 2010. He has experience in managing operations transformation programs and expertise in industrial planning and execution, particularly in the life sciences and dermo-cosmetics perfume industries. Involved from the diagnosis and framing phases, to the design and implementation of new processes and organisations, Franck contributes to developing Argon & Co’s offer to upstream supply chain operations and our presence in the life sciences industry. Franck is a graduate of Arts et Métiers Paris Tech, France.

Francois Durieux Director
Director

Francois Durieux

François Durieux has over 15 years’ experience in operation performance consultancy. He works in the areas of supply chain (S&OP, production masterplan, DRP, scheduling, and inventory management), manufacturing (lean system, quality system, performance improvement) and maintenance (Pricing, Fleet Management, TAT reduction, Inventory Management), in the Aerospace-Defense, Capital Goods, and Consumer Goods sectors. Prior to joining Argon & Co, François was Head of Planning, EHS and Continuous Progress on a Pechiney site, then Manager at BearingPoint. He is a graduate of École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, France, and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and APICS.

Frederic Chapuis Director
Director

Frederic Chapuis

Frederic has 20 years’ experience in finance and support functions performance improvement. Frederic developed operational experience during his time as Director of Transformation within the Lagardère Active Group in addition to a solid consulting experience within Capgemini Consulting. Frederic has built up a recognized expertise in supporting corporates in the selection, design and implementation of Finance ERPs and Business Intelligence solutions. Frederic has advised large international corporates in the Industry and Service sectors. He is a graduate of the Universities of Grenoble and Glasgow.

Isabelle Hautant Director
Director

Isabelle Hautant

Isabelle Hautant has over 15 years’ experience in consultancy and operational positions. Isabelle has developed expertise in the supply chain and logistics fields through managing numerous performance improvement projects in the Manufacturing, Consumer Goods, Textiles, and Retail sectors. Prior to joining Argon & Co, Isabelle worked in the Methods Department at Hays Logistics (Kuehne et Nagel). She is a graduate of Arts et Métiers ParisTech, France.

Jean Pierre Pelle Director
Director

Jean Pierre Pelle

Jean-Pierre Pellé has worked in consultancy for almost 20 years, on numerous competitive advantage, procurement performance, engineering efficiency, and programme management projects in the Manufacturing and Energy sectors. He has managed cost-cutting projects, the optimization of international organizations, the redefinition of procurement/supply processes, and engineering performance projects. Before joining Argon & Co, Jean-Pierre was a Head Consultant specializing in procurement practice at Capgemini Consulting. He is a graduate of Institut National des Sciences Appliquées, Lyon, France.

Luigi Cirillo Director
Director

Luigi Cirillo

Luigi Cirillo has over 15 years’ experience in supply chain transformation projects, in the Automotive, Life Sciences, Consumer Goods, and Luxury Goods sectors. Luigi is a supply chain planning expert (forecasts, S&OP, DRP, deployment, production masterplan, scheduling, inventory management) who works on projects from the diagnostic phase, right through to their implementation. Before joining Argon & Co, he was a Manager at Capgemini Consulting. He is a graduate of LUISS Business School, Italy.

Sabine Cousin Director
Director

Sabine Cousin

Sabine Cousin has 20 years’ experience in Change Management with a holistic approach engaging organizations, people, and management. Sabine has led many transformation programs in international settings in Aeronautics, Software, and Transport. With innovative approaches, she engages leadership teams and organizations as well as individuals and teams. Before joining Argon & Co, Sabine held HR Director positions in a SAP subsidiary and OFAJ. In 2014 she joined a French consulting firm pure player in Change Management. Sabine oversees the Change Management offer at Argon Consulting. She holds a law degree from the University of Heidelberg, Germany.

Safia Matouk Director
Director

Safia Matouk

Safia Matouk has more than 15 years of experience in support functions transformation projects with a particular focus on the Human Resources function. She has a mixed career as an HR operational and as a consultant at Capgemini Consulting, where she spent 12 years. Her expertise in performance topics covers organisational redesign, post acquisition integration, Shared Services, outsourcing and digital transformation of HR services. Safia has worked in global contexts for large groups in the energy, industry, banking and services sectors. She has Master Degree in Business Management from Paris V University.

Samuel Demont Director
Director

Samuel Demont

Samuel is a graduate from École Polytechnique and École des Mines Paris, French Engineering Schools. After a ten-year experience in the supply chain, he has developed expertise in the use of digital technologies and data science in operations. He manages Argon Digital Factory, our team of Data Scientists and new technology specialists.

Thomas Samsoen Director
Director

Thomas Samsoen

Thomas Samsoen has 19 years’ experience in supply chain transformation and optimisation projects in both consulting and operations. Thomas started his professional career as Supply Chain Project Manager, and finally as Store Operations Manager. He then moved to consulting at BearingPoint, before joining Argon & Co in 2011. During this time, he has worked on large transformation programs, particularly in the areas of downstream supply chain (Assortments, Forecasting, Procurement, Distribution, After-Sales Service), for which he has a strong expertise. He will rely on his transformation capabilities and business expertise to carry out transformation and value-added business analysis projects. He specialises in the development of new subjects, such as point of sale management, omni-channel and Anaplan projects.

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Richard Powell Partner
Partner

Richard Powell

  • Over twenty years’ experience of designing, managing and delivering complex supply chain and business turnaround programmes
  • Works at Board level and is experienced at leading large combined client/consulting teams to develop and deliver visionary projects to high levels of satisfaction within time and budget
  • Typical project examples include business turnaround, supply chain strategy and implementation, cost reduction and performance improvement, all delivering demonstrable business benefit
Crispin Mair Partner
Partner

Crispin Mair

  • Over sixteen years’ experience of supply chain and operations improvement projects across multiple industries on a global and pan European scale
  • Skilled at leading highly complex, multi-country and cross-functional projects to drive out real benefit for clients
  • Proven record of developing and leading break-through supply chain strategies for many clients’ new business processes through people development, IT systems and basic process control techniques
Kerry Pickstone Partner
Partner

Kerry Pickstone

  • Background in logistics and planning
  • Experienced in leading complex change programmes, more recently within the Pharmaceutical industry, but with experience of Retail and FMCG
  • Ability to adapt to different working environments and employee groups with a reputation for consistently delivering results
Dave Alberts Partner
Partner

Dave Alberts

  • Over 30 years’ experience of designing, managing and delivering complex change programmes, with a focus on manufacturing and planning
  • Proven record of cost reduction, performance improvement and use of technology to enable change across the supply chain
  • Project examples include supply chain process and performance improvement, ERP implementation, inventory reduction and service improvements
Ben Wright Partner
Partner

Ben Wright

  • Board level operational experience in management consultancy focusing on logistics and supply chain functions within the retail and FMCG sectors
  • Particular expertise in automated warehouse design, distribution network strategies, last mile logistics, warehouse management systems (WMS) and multi-channel logistics operations
  • With significant experience across the UK, Europe, Asia, USA and Australia, previous projects include design and tendering for the worlds largest automated multi-channel grocery warehouse, global network rationalisations, Brexit-driven European distribution strategies and grocery home shopping operational improvements
Alison Walthew
Principal Consultant

Alison Walthew

  • Operational experience as a purchasing specialist in the FMCG sector and consultancy experience in procurement and planning
  • Experienced in cost reduction, harmonisation programmes and process management in FMCG companies and procurement of indirect goods in the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors. Particular expertise in supplier relationship management
  • Recent projects include procurement policy and process improvements, cost reduction for a European repacking operation and contract renewal for logistics and warehousing following a merger in the healthcare sector
Bob Gill
Associate Partner

Bob Gill

  • Senior consulting and business leadership roles managing and leading major transformation programmes to reshape customer’s supply chain enhancing service level, building capacity and optimising spend
  • Extensive experience in logistics network design for European retailers and manufacturers and fulfilment centre design optimising automation and manual activities
  • Projects have included new multi-channel design and implementation, European logistics network design, home delivery operational implementation, optimum DC site location, logistic and automation tender management
Christian Pohl
Managing Principal

Christian Pohl

  • Operational and management experience in global logistics and freight forwarding companies and six years’ experience in strategy and management consulting with a focus on sourcing and procurement
  • Sourcing and procurement specialist in transforming procurement functions from initial assessment to implementation, cost reduction programs and shared service centre implementation
  • Projects include the design and implementation of global procurement shared service centres, indirect cost reduction programmes, procurement diagnostics and procurement operating model design
Helen Chiswell
Managing Principal

Helen Chiswell

  • Over ten years’ of supply chain experience within the first-tier automotive, electronics and general engineering sectors
  • Experience of managing and delivering global projects with a focus on inventory modelling, distribution strategy and supply chain agility
  • Line roles covering international, multi-site responsibility for the end-to-end supply chain, including procurement, materials & production planning, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution
Jon Gibson
Associate Partner

Jon Gibson

  • Board level operational experience in FMCG and oil and gas companies and over a decade in supply chain consulting
  • Leads and manages international teams. Logistics specialist with a focus on taking strategy from diagnostic to implementation, operational improvement and standardisation, tendering and contractor management
  • Projects include European network rationalisation, development and implementation of a global logistics improvement toolkit, logistics tendering, business transformation and an end-to-end supply chain review and diagnostic
Julie Lowell
Chief Marketing Officer

Julie Lowell

  • Senior marketing professional with over 20 years’ experience
  • Skilled in marketing and brand strategy
  • Industry experience spans media, retail and professional services
Laura Magee
Managing Principal

Laura Magee

  • Operational experience in procurement and consulting experience across the end to end supply chain
  • Particular expertise in strategic sourcing, category management, and knowledge management. Sector experience includes FMCG, NHS, leisure retail, and life sciences
  • Recent projects include development of knowledge transfer and training programme, capital procurement, and end to end supply chain diagnostic
Michel Savini
Managing Principal

Michel Savini

  • Expertise in supply chain planning, network design, warehouse and transport optimisation, inventory management, aftermarket and digital
  • Experience working in the automotive, trains, aerospace and defence, oil and gas, minerals, industrial machines, agribusiness, retail and luxury goods industries
  • Projects include global supply chain transformation programmes, European aftermarket and services transformation and network optimisation
Nick Miller
Associate Partner

Nick Miller

  • Over twenty years’ experience in executing and directing supply chain strategy and IT/change projects with a broad functional and geographical scope
  • Based on an analytical approach, he has demonstrated his ability to quickly identify weaknesses and develop appropriate and robust solutions
  • Strong understanding of the dynamics of retail, consumer goods and life sciences supply chains
Richard Bones
Managing Principal

Richard Bones

  • Extensive breadth and depth of knowledge in supply chain transformation across a range of businesses and sectors
  • Subject matter expert in logistics and warehouse automation, from strategy and design through to implementation
  • Strong track record for delivery of new technology alongside pragmatic operation change
Rob Baker
Managing Principal

Rob Baker

  • Over 20 years experience in operations and the end to end supply chain, combining both consulting and executive leadership roles
  • Leads large scale service transformation and commercial improvement programmes within consumer goods, retail and healthcare sectors
  • Experience includes implementing S&OP, acquisitions and operational integration, and leading intense operational recovery
Stuart Williamson
Associate Partner

Stuart Williamson

  • Cross-industry expert in coaching corporate Boards and leadership teams in developing strategic direction, aligning on strategic goals and implementing large-scale complex change
  • Leads senior teams in innovative thinking and structured problem solving to address complex growth challenges and people performance issues. Change leadership specialist in transformational environments, linking people and change challenges to technical delivery
  • Projects include global operating model transformation with a manufacturing leader; global finance function transformation covering vision, culture and operating model; developing a three year strategic roadmap and organisational design options for global construction company; and a cultural diagnostic and change agenda with the Board of an international JV
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Mike Mitchell Regional Director
Regional Director

Mike Mitchell

  • More than 25 years’ experience across the end to end supply chain and ERP systems, with specific exposure to engineering, travel and transportation, federal government, automotive retail and defence
  • Leads and manages international cross functional teams with a focus on organisation and technology transformation
  • Example projects include a national human resources system design and implementation, design and implementation of a common logistics platform, automotive retail transformation, category management implementation, and implementing a managed IT services model
Dave Alberts Partner
Partner

Dave Alberts

  • Over 30 years’ experience of designing, managing and delivering complex change programmes, with a focus on manufacturing and planning
  • Proven record of cost reduction, performance improvement and use of technology to enable change across the supply chain
  • Project examples include supply chain process and performance improvement, ERP implementation, inventory reduction and service improvements
Eddie

Eddie

  • Operational experience in manufacturing and procurement and consulting experience across the end to end supply chain
  • Particular expertise in lean manufacturing, planning and inventory management, strategic sourcing and S&OP. Sector experience includes FMCG, plastics, medical devices and utilities
  • Recent projects include selection of an advanced planning and optimisation system, product portfolio improvement through complexity management and service and factory efficiency enhancement
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Bruce Strahan Partner
Partner

Bruce Strahan

  • Over 30 years’ experience in supply chain, logistics and strategy, operations improvement and facilities planning for distribution and manufacturing clients
  • Vast experience in a variety of industry sectors including; retail, eCommerce, automotive, service parts, CPG, manufacturing, 3PL and wholesale distribution, for clients in the America’s, Europe and Asia
  • Proven track record leading strategic projects, effective in advisory role with client’s executive level and leading client/consulting team to develop and implement change
Paul Huppertz Partner
Partner

Paul Huppertz

  • Executive level experience in operations management and consulting in consumer products, retail, e-Commerce, grocery, pharma, wholesale distribution and third party logistics
  • Expertise in strategy development, logistics network design, capacity planning, inventory optimization, process improvement, WMS/TMS implementation and facility design
  • Projects include network design, long range strategic planning, facility design, capacity planning and inventory reduction
Steve Mulaik Partner
Partner

Steve Mulaik

  • Over 25 years’ experience designing and implementing logistics systems for 3PL, retail and consumer goods companies focused on warehouse management systems and optimization of existing logistics sites
  • Experienced in large retail clients in the US such as Gap, The Limited, Carters and Williams Sonoma
  • Pivotal role in establishing TPG’s Mumbai office, developing and directing staff, building expertise in the sub-continent’s logistics nuances through extensive client work in India
Bob Ouellette Partner
Partner

Bob Ouellette

  • Over 30 years’ in-depth supply chain consulting experience focused on integrating technology and operations
  • A specialist in program management, implementing large integrated DC systems and WMS / WES / WCS project guidance and selection management
  • Industry experience includes; cosmetics, retail, omni-channel apparel, footwear, computers/electronics, heavy industrial, grocery, automotive and 3PL
Barry

Barry

  • Senior level experience in supply chain strategy and distribution operations design with varying complexity of networks, systems, and material handling equipment automation
  • Leads and manages project teams to develop operational functions and business requirements, order profiles and growth projections, solution development and alternatives analysis, project budgets, and systems implementations
  • Projects include distribution center greenfield designs, building expansions and retrofits, enabling e-commerce in new, or existing environments, and strategic analysis such as inventory and throughput capacity analysis
Elizabeth

Elizabeth

  • Senior finance professional with experience across a range of industries
  • Over twenty years’ experience in corporate accounting
  • Manager of Administration
Greg

Greg

  • Over twenty years of experience in supply chain, operations and consulting in aerospace and defense, consumer goods, technology, and pharmaceuticals
  • Expertise in manufacturing and inbound logistics, network design and optimization, systems implementation, third party logistics, global trade compliance and facility planning
  • Recent projects include: supply chain network modeling and strategy, manufacturing capacity assessment, strategic space planning and full lifecycle ERP implementation
Jeff

Jeff

  • Executive level experience in IT and project management with leading 3PL providers supporting operations in the consumer products, healthcare, retail, eCommerce, automotive, electronics and industrial sectors
  • Expertise in strategy development, solution design, project management, vendor selection and on-going management and organizational capability development
  • Projects include DC risk assessment and solution upgrade, 3PL selection and implementation, facility design and the implementation of over 300 WMS, TMS and LMS solutions
Rachel

Rachel

  • Expertise in distribution centre operations, process design, process improvement and peak season readiness
  • Hands-on experience in warehouse management system implementation including testing and project management roles
  • Recent project experience includes WMS implementations in eCommerce and wholesale operations and capacity assessment for a regional department store retailer
Randy

Randy

  • COO / SVP of Supply Chain roles at major multi-national companies across a wide array of product portfolios, including public, private, and private equity sectors
  • Proven expertise in strategy development, turnarounds, integration and a variety of supply chain optimization efforts
  • Global supply chain responsibility with 3 major companies that included import/export analysis and optimization
Scott

Scott

  • A seasoned project manager with over 30 years’ experience in the automotive, consumer goods and pharmaceutical industries
  • Experienced in a variety of implementation roles covering specification prep, competitive bid process management, bid evaluation and recommendations, contract negotiation, managing contractors, developing schedules to minimize the impact to the client’s operation and delivering within budget and schedule
  • Recent projects include conducting a multi-site MHE risk assessment for a retail company, consolidating three sites for a multi-channel apparel company into one distribution center and implementing a flexible and low cost pick pack operation for an international beverage company
Simon

Simon

  • Over 20 years senior level experience leading transformational change within multi-national CPG companies. Early career 3PL experience in transportation and warehousing
  • Deep expertise in forecasting, demand planning, S&OP and the design, selection and implementation of Advanced Planning Systems (APS)
  • International experience with The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc
Yoel

Yoel

  • Executive level experience in operations, logistics and engineering management along with consulting in life sciences, transportation, banking, air operations, ocean freight, retail, wholesale distribution and third party logistics
  • Expert in lean/six sigma process improvement implementations, strategy development, capacity planning, and manufacturing methodologies. Specialist in timekeeping, labor standards and methodology standardizations
  • Projects include medical life science optimization in shipping, procurement and manufacturing using lean/six sigma methodologies and DC operations improvement. Emphasis on employee engagement, training and cultural shift for sustainable results
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Liz

Liz

  • Over twelve years’ supply chain experience, with a background in shop floor manufacturing and regional planning within a blue chip FMCG company
  • Specialist in demand forecasting and S&OP
  • Delivers change within a rapidly changing environment
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Frans Verheij Partner, Melbourne office
Partner, Melbourne office

Frans Verheij

  • Over twenty years’ supply chain and manufacturing experience across multinational organisation
  • Specialist expertise in supply chain strategy, systems, planning and optimisation and change management
  • Works at board level and well as operational, achieves results through positivity and ability to influence people
David Bissett Partner, Brisbane and Sydney offices
Partner, Brisbane and Sydney offices

David Bissett

  • Board level experience with ASX 200 companies in retail, wholesale and services
  • Expertise in supply chain, commercial and retail operations transformation, with IT, customer proposition, digital marketing and e-commerce skills
  • Projects include delivering an in-house supply chain capability for a national retailer, implementing a transformational digital customer engagement experience, leading a vendor management programme and network design for a major retailer
Chris Foord Regional Director, Auckland office
Regional Director, Auckland office

Chris Foord

  • Supply chain professional with strong international experience across the value chain in multinational retail, FMCG and food commodity organisations
  • Operational leadership with a proven track record of delivering customer service, vendor partnering, financial management, safety and operational performance
  • Substantial success leading transformation programmes across the end to end supply chain covering infrastructure, people, process and systems. Global work experience in Europe, Asia, Middle East and New Zealand
Lauren

Lauren

  • Operational experience in supply chain financial analysis, process improvement, project management and network design
  • A change agent proficient in influencing behavior change through structured communications, plans and process design
  • Recent projects include project governance for a major supply chain transformation initiative, design and implementation of a trial with major retailer, scenario modelling and business case development
Lisette

Lisette

  • Senior admin professional with broad experience in a range of industries
  • Responsible for the day to day running of the office and supporting the team
  • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills
Liz

Liz

  • Over twelve years’ supply chain experience, with a background in shop floor manufacturing and regional planning within a blue chip FMCG company
  • Specialist in demand forecasting and S&OP
  • Delivers change within a rapidly changing environment
Madan

Madan

  • Technology specialist with particular expertise in applications and infrastructure delivery, e-commerce and digital transformation in the aerospace, retail and healthcare industries in Australia, the US, India, the UK, Turkey, China and Mexico.
  • Experienced in creating and delivering IT strategy driving enterprise architecture simplification, integration convergence, cloud deployments to reduce TCO and transforming IT as a business enabler
  • Projects include managing the delivery of a major business transformation initiative replacing point IT solutions with Enterprise grade SaaS applications, delivering JDA product implementations and driving solution adoption and program management and service delivery for retail store systems, TMS and WMS
Nicole

Nicole

  • Operational experience in managing vendor trading terms, commercial management, and broad experience across the end to end supply chain. Broad industry background in FMCG, distribution, retail, food and beverage and QSR
  • Specialist in leading projects to deliver cost savings and improved service levels across the end to end supply chain, vendor terms negotiations, commercial improvement programmes and supplier/product rationalisation programmes
  • Projects include transitioning from wholesale to a direct supply model for a major retailer, driving significant incremental profitability through leading the vendor commercial programme, and developing a supply contingency and risk mitigation plan
Peter

Peter

  • Over twenty years’ experience at executive level delivering large global supply chain strategy programs
  • Specialist in the design, development and deployment of integrated IT and supply chain initiatives, with deep expertise in supply chain optimisation and continuous improvement techniques
  • Proven experience mobilising and managing teams to deliver major business transformation programs
Royston

Royston

  • Functional experience in process improvement, inventory management and network optimisation
  • Expertise in application and tools development, documentation and analytical support for facility design, capacity planning, inventory optimisation and network strategy
  • Projects include distribution centre design, inventory optimisation, order picking strategies, product rationalisation and long term business strategies
Steve

Steve

  • Numerous senior executive operational roles at a global, regional and local level within FMCG, flavours and fragrance industries
  • Expertise as an operations transformational leader, identifying and building high performance teams to deliver synergies to the top and bottom line
  • Led several M&A integration, disposal and transformation projects at a local, regional and global level
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Ravikant Parvataneni Regional Director
Regional Director

Ravikant Parvataneni

  • Over two decades of experience in DC design, network strategy and transforming supply chain networks for leading Indian retailers
  • Specialist in design of warehouse automation and implementation of WMS for retail and e-commerce
  • Leadership roles in transportation and P&L management for Indian 3PL businesses
Avinash
Lead - Client Development

Avinash

  • Over twenty years’ experience in client development, warehousing solutions, material handling, automation and supply chain consulting
  • Specialist in facility design, material handling and AS/RS
  • Regional and global leadership roles in sales & marketing
Atul

Atul

  • Experience in data analytics support in DC design, network modelling and optimization
  • Specialist in the use of in-house tools for data analytics and network optimization
  • Broad industry experience including furniture, FMCG, automotive, retail and technology
Bijoy

Bijoy

  • Functional expertise in procurement, sales analysis, people policy and administration, warehouse and office setup, building and monitoring KPIs and standards
  • Expertise in time and motion studies, labour standards and market research
  • Specialist in CRM(Zoho), operations support, project management and managing internal accounts
Chetan

Chetan

  • Experience includes designing automated DCs, network design and cargo handling sites
  • Specialist in data analytics, warehouse design, equipment selection and implementation support
  • Industry experience includes leading courier, retail, e-commerce and third-party logistics companies
Devendra

Devendra

  • Multiple projects in process improvement, supply chain planning, network design, warehouse design and implementation
  • Expertise in network and warehouse optimisation, RFP creation, assessment and selection of equipment and tools for warehouse operations
  • Extensive experience in end to end retail supply chain planning in India and raw material network planning for a US FMCG company
Nikhil

Nikhil

  • Functional expertise in warehouse design automation simulation and design
  • Expertise in AutoCAD 2D/3D, 3ds Max Modelling, SketchUp (3D modelling, video rendering), Photoshop and CorelDRAW
  • Previous experience in the exhibition of fabricated and modular stall designing, site supervising and store quality checking
Nikhil

Nikhil

  • Specialist in process improvement, identifying and monitoring KPIs for warehouse performance
  • Experience in warehouse design and optimisation, productivity improvement, data analysis, express network design, project management
  • Worked for multiple industries such as E-commerce, 3PL services, FMCG, rail, and retail in India and the US
Nisarga

Nisarga

  • Operational experience in analysis for network design and warehouse design
  • Experience in tools development using VBA
  • Worked on multiple supply chain strategy and support projects in the retail and FMCG sectors
Nitin

Nitin

  • Functional expertise in system and process implementation, pre-sales, strategisingapplication and product landscape
  • Hands on experience in account management, project management, business process reengineering, change management, training and benefit management
  • Over a decade of experience in warehouse management systems, enterprise asset management, ERP and other applications across multiple domains and countries
Ryan

Ryan

  • Specialist in use of in-house proprietary tools for analysis and time and motion studies
  • Expertise in data analytics, labour standards, CRM, identifying best practices and tool development using VBA
Sanket

Sanket

  • Experience in creating research reports and supporting productivity improvement for Indian and US companies
  • Skilled at supporting market research, identifying best practices and setting process rates retail, automotive, manufacturing and e-commerce sectors
  • Projects for leading Indian and US companies
Vivek

Vivek

  • Specialist in application and tools development and technical documentation
  • Experience in Python, C#, VBA, SQL, HTML, JS, CSS, R, processing, .NET, machine learning, game development, artificial and cognitive intelligence
  • Previously with Cognizant Technology Solutions
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Chris Cave Jones Regional Director
Regional Director

Chris Cave Jones

  • Deep knowledge and experience of supply chain functions in the consumer products industry
  • Extensive operational experience in retail-supplier collaboration
  • Mature and developing market experience across Europe, Asia and Latin-America
Richard Powell Partner
Partner

Richard Powell

  • Over twenty years’ experience of designing, managing and delivering complex supply chain and business turnaround programmes
  • Works at Board level and is experienced at leading large combined client/consulting teams to develop and deliver visionary projects to high levels of satisfaction within time and budget
  • Typical project examples include business turnaround, supply chain strategy and implementation, cost reduction and performance improvement, all delivering demonstrable business benefit
Arijit

Arijit

  • Over twenty years’ experience in supply chain and manufacturing leadership in FMCG and Chemical sectors
  • Expertise in supply chain strategy, business planning processes, end-to-end planning, supply network optimisation, innovation management and Lean manufacturing
  • Specific project experience of implementing E2E planning optimisation, deploying S&OP and IBP processes, developing global supply chain transformation roadmap, maximising productivity with technology solutions (Industry 4.0 / IoT, RPA, APS, MES) and manufacturing and distribution network optimisation
Judy

Judy

  • Over ten years’ supply chain experience within the oil and gas, aerospace, automotive, electronics and bio-medical sectors
  • Extensive experience of managing and delivering global projects with a strong focus on procurement & supply management strategy and operation
  • Line roles with multi-site responsibility for the end-to-end supply chain, including procurement, materials & production planning for both SMEs and large multinational companies

Recognition

We are proud to be recognised by some of the world's leading research companies, institutes and publications, as well receiving some of the industry’s most prestigious awards.

Consulting Excellence award finalist 2019

UK's leading management consultants 2020

Part of the MCA consulting excellence scheme 2020

France's best management consultants 2019

Worldwide leader in supply chain planning consulting 2019

Gartner top 20 digital operations consultancy 2018

Consultancy UK top 50 for IT strategy and digital transformation 2018

Top 15: Best Workplaces® France 2020