Top 10: Supply chain leaders, APAC & MEA

Top 10 supply chain leaders, APAC & MEA
Top leaders include CSCOs and other senior execs from PwC, UN, Schneider Electric, Dyson, RCL Foods, Linfox and the Super Retail Group

01. Linda Venables, CSCO, PwC

Country: Australia
For nearly 40 years, Venables has built her career in and around supply chain, both from a hands-on and a consulting point of view. Today, Venables heads up supply chain consulting at PwC Australia, where she works with clients – and the firm’s own people – on building resilience in supply chains, as well as helping senior executives and businesses better understand and control supply chain infrastructure and practices.

02. Oronzo Suma, CSC Performance Management Officer, UN

Country: Lebanon
An experienced supply chain leader with a history of working in international affairs, Suma is skilled in business intelligence, software development and security, as well as databases and visual studios. He holds a postgraduate diploma in information technology focusing on software engineering from the University of Liverpool.

03. Mourad Tamoud, CSCO, Schneider Electric

Country: China (Hong Kong) 
A specialist in global supply chain management, Tamoud has been with Schneider Electric for the past 26 years working in its supply chain network. Today, Tamoud is the CSCO of the automation machinery manufacturing company.

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    04. Michelle Verdaasdonk, CSCO, Dyson

    Country: Singapore
    Joining Dyson four years ago, Verdaasdonk is the current CSCO at Dyson where she is responsible for the end-to-end global manufacturing, procurement, supply chain and after-sales operations. Over the past 20 years, she has built a career in the supply chain industry.

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      05. Nhlanhla Mdlawuzo, CSCO, RCL Foods

      With more than 20 years of experience in supply chains, Mdlawuzo says he “consistently delivers outstanding results through the prioritisation of customer satisfaction, operational excellence and profitability”.  He adds that his strengths “lie in being able to translate big-picture ideas into actionable plans”.

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        06. Tony Pendleton, CSCO, Linfox

        An executive leader with in-depth knowledge of Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and the UK, Pendleton’s specialties lie in strategic development, operational management, emerging markets, sourcing, manufacturing, business integrations, 3PL, automation, and project management.

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          07. Darren Wedding, CSCO, Super Retail Group

          Wedding is a diverse leader experienced in all facets of supply chain management. He has more than 30 years of experience in supply chain and logistics, having also served in the military, steel manufacturing, FMCG, pharmaceutical, retail and third-party logistics industries.

            08. Hui Edward, VP Asia, Middle East & Africa, FedEx Supply Chain

            Country: China (Hong Kong)
            Edward has been with the US multinational courier delivery services company for almost seven and-a-half years. His previous role was VP, Asia Pacific. Prior to this he was regional VP for Expeditors in Beijing, and CEO of DHL Global Forwarding.

            09. Sebastian Chan, CEO, UPS Supply Chain Solutions 

            Country: China (Hong Kong)
            ​​​​​​​United Parcel Service (UPS) is an American multinational package delivery company and a provider of supply chain management solutions. Chan is President of the company’s Asia Pacific region. It is his second spell with the company, having previously been President, Freight Forwarding, Asia Pacific Region.

            10. Siew Loong Wong, CEO Kuehne + Nagel Asia Pacific

            Country: Singapore
            Kuehne + Nagel is a provider of supply chain solutions such as sea and air freight, rail, road contract logistics, and integrated logistics. It also offers logistics planning, control, and execution, supply chain consulting and after-sales logistics solutions. Wong has been with the company for eight years, having worked his way up through roles that include President, North Asia Region

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