GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN - May 2, 2017 — Dematic, a leading global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain, announced today former president and CEO of Ford Motor Company, Alan Mulally, as a featured keynote speaker for their 2017 Material Handling & Logistics Conference (MHLC) in Park City, Utah, September 10-13, 2017.
As president, CEO and a member of Ford's board of directors from September 2006 to June 2014, Mulally led Ford's transformation into one of the world's leading automobile companies and the #1 automobile brand in the United States. Prior to joining Ford, Mulally served as executive vice president of The Boeing Company, president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes and president of Boeing Information, Space and Defense Systems. Mulally currently serves on the board of directors of Google, Carbon 3D and the Mayo Clinic.
"We are thrilled to be able to offer MHLC attendees the opportunity to experience and learn from Alan Mulally, a truly legendary business leader," states Scott Watts, Chief Executive Officer, Dematic North America. "Mulally's career is practically a blueprint for success, and we look forward to hearing his insights into innovation, taking risks and maximizing the value in people and technology."
Celebrating its 32nd year of supply chain education, the 2017 MHLC is the most comprehensive educational event in the industry, with over 50 sessions designed by industry experts to help supply chain professionals and their companies prepare for profitable growth.
For more information regarding the 2017 Material Handling & Logistics Conference, visit mhlc.com, or contact Cheryl Falk, Senior Vice President, Global Marketing Communications, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (262) 860-6715.
Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 6,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located across the globe. Dematic has implemented more than 4,500 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.
Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally and a leading provider of warehouse automation.
Senior Vice President, Global Marketing Communications