Spinnaker appoints ex IBM and Gartner supply chain executive to lead supply chain growth

By Dale Benton
A global supply chain services company that provides supply chain strategy, planning and operational consulting, has hired a new Vice President as it lo...

A global supply chain services company that provides supply chain strategy, planning and operational consulting, has hired a new Vice President as it looks to propel its aggressive growth strategy.

Spinnaker, a global supplier of supply chain services including risk management and cost reduction to clients all over the world, has hired Oscar Salehi as Vice President to lead the company’s Management Consulting practice focused on strategy and business proves reengineering services.

Salehi has more than 30 years working in global supply chain operations, operating as both a vice president and director-level roles leading supply chain and manufacturing organisations across the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) market, pharmaceutical and medical devices, retail and high-tech consumer electronics.

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He has also provided consulting and advisory services as a Leadership Partner at Gartner and was previously and Associate Partner at IBM, in which he worked with supply chain executives at Fortune 10000 companies to develop supply chain strategies, develop and transform organisations and selected and implement innovative technologies.

“I’m really excited to join Spinnaker,” said Oscar. “Spinnaker’s strong leadership team, its culture, client centricity and the market they serve, was an opportunity that I could not pass on.  These days Chief Operating Officers turn to their supply chain organizations to solve the toughest business challenges, whether it is cost reduction, market expansion or meeting ever changing customers’ needs, and I believe Spinnaker is uniquely positioned to help these companies.”

“We are very excited to welcome Oscar to our leadership team. He brings an array of industry experience and broad expertise helping companies address the strategy, process, and change management issues companies need to address to truly transform supply chain performance. This background and a customer results-focused approach make him an ideal leader to help us continue to scale in the face of significant recent consulting growth.” said Spinnaker Senior Vice President, John Sharkey



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