Q&A with Ian Ricketts, Executive Manufacturing and Supply Chain Leader

1) Can you give us an overview of career progression to date? My career began in England with Unilever after graduating as an engineer. My 28-year Unilever career has provided me with depth and breadth in areas of manufacturing, supply chain, customers and strategy, in a world class company and in multiple geographies (Europe, USA, […]

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Q&A with Ian Ricketts, Executive Manufacturing and Supply Chain Leader

Shoptalk 2019: Seven Things to Watch For – by Jan Schüler

Still feeling energized and inspired from our visit to NRF, we were excited about Shoptalk opening in Las Vegas this week. A quick glance at this year’s Shoptalk speaker lineup strongly suggests that running a retail company is increasingly becoming more like running a technology company. Whether you’re reaching your customers online or in person, […]

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Shoptalk 2019: Seven Things to Watch For – by Jan Schüler

Q&A with Steve Davis, Supply Chain Executive in Ingredients / Biochemicals

1) Can you give me a quick overview of your career progression to date? Looking back over my career I’m very proud to have had an opportunity to advance through several different facets of the supply chain function in both the flavors & fragrance (Givaudan and IFF) and food / biochemical ingredients (Corbion) industries.  Out […]

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Q&A with Steve Davis, Supply Chain Executive in Ingredients / Biochemicals

Trend Alert: Plant-Based Food Frenzy

According to a recent article in Bloomberg News, it is no longer just the vegans and vegetarians that are consuming plant-based foods. Based on data from Nielsen and the Plant Based Food Association, milk, cheese, yogurt, and meat alternatives have been growing rapidly since 2017, while some traditional animal food products have been falling. In […]

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Trend Alert: Plant-Based Food Frenzy

Perpetual: Becoming One Team in 2019 – by Elizabeth Lee & Samantha Jaykus

In keeping with our annual tradition, Perpetual decided to Batten Down the Hatches, figure out how to get Shipshape, and get everyone On Board with the next chapter of our growth by having an All Hands On Deck Corporate Annual Retreat. We embarked on our yearly January adventure that brought everyone together to take stock […]

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Perpetual: Becoming One Team in 2019 – by Elizabeth Lee & Samantha Jaykus

Q&A with Rama Iyer, Director, Organizational Effectiveness at Spectrum Telecommunications

1) Can you offer a quick overview of your company and your role within the organization? Charter Communications is a leading broadband communications company and currently the second-largest cable operator in the U.S. that provides TV, Internet and Voice services under the Spectrum brand. We have more than 94,000 employees and over 27 million residential […]

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Q&A with Rama Iyer, Director, Organizational Effectiveness at Spectrum Telecommunications