Bringing over ten years' experience of working in procurement and supply chain journalism, and later specialising in supplier relationship management, Geraint John joins SCM World as Senior Vice President within the research team.
Working alongside the company's Head of Faculty, Kevin O'Marah, Geraint's role will be to provide SCM World's ever-growing 15,000+ community up-to-date, industry-relevant content and latest supply chain insights.
"My task is to build on the great foundations laid so far and scale up the quantity and quality of written content available to SCM World members," Geraint says. "Whether in the form of research reports or case studies, the emphasis will be on showcasing leading-edge thinking and practice, and on delivering insights that supply chain leaders and their teams can use to improve their businesses."
Previously Geraint was editor-in-chief of Supply Management for five years, the UK's leading magazine for procurement professionals as well as launch editor of CPO Agenda, hailed as 'the Harvard Business Review of Procurement'. Most recently Geraint has specialised in supplier relationship management at consulting firm State of Flux, working in a variety of sectors including consumer goods, financial services and telecoms.
Discussing SCM World's research programme, Geraint says "I am delighted to have joined SCM World at such a pivotal stage in its development. Excellence in supply chain management is rapidly becoming a key source of business value and competitive differentiation for companies in many industries, and the opportunity to be both part of this journey and to help shape it is exciting."
SCM World's Head of Faculty Kevin O'Marah says "Geraint is a highly impressive and engaged thought leader who brings a wealth of procurement strategy to our content team. We are delighted to have him on board."
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SCM World is the leading global community of senior supply chain professionals. Harnessing the collective brainpower of the most forward-thinking practitioners from the world’s foremost companies, SCM World accelerates learning for supply chain leaders and their rising stars.
SCM World offers a dynamic content agenda of practitioner-driven webinars, research projects, data insights, peer exchanges and events. This programme brings a structure to the process of identifying, disseminating and implementing innovative cross-industry practices, aligned against internal learning priorities and strategic objectives.
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