More than 2,600 supply chain professionals packed the halls of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, from Sept. 21 to Sept. 24 for the 2014 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' (CSCMP) Annual Global Conference.
The Annual Global Conference is one of the world's largest supply chain educational events with more than 120 track sessions. In addition, it is the association's annual business meeting. CSCMP uses the conference as an opportunity to hand out its most prestigious awards and to announce its elected officers and members of its Board of Directors for the year.
The following awards were announced at the meeting:
CSCMP also announced this year's elected officers. Theodore (Ted) P. Stank, Bruce Chair of Logistics and Supply Chain Management at The University of Tennessee, was elected to the office of chair. Heather L. Sheehan, vice president, indirect sourcing and logistics, Danaher Corp., was named immediate past chair. Kevin F. Smith, president and CEO, Sustainable Supply Chain Consulting, was named board chair elect. Mary C. Long, vice president logistics and network planning, Domino's Pizza LLC, was elected to the office of board vice chair. Remko van Hoek was elected secretary and treasurer. He recently joined the Walt Disney Co. as its senior vice president, sourcing and procurement.