Women's supply chain leadership group to recognize two executives


Business Wire

DES PLAINES -- Women's supply chain leadership organization AWESOME (Achieving Women's Excellence in Supply Chain Operations, Management and Education) will present the AWESOME Legendary Leadership Award to Annette Clayton, executive vice president & chief supply chain officer of Schneider Electric, and Jackie Sturm, vice president and general manager of Global Supply Management Group, Intel Corporation.

Clayton is responsible for a 12 billion Euro operation comprised of 90,000 employees and more than 218 manufacturing factories and 100 distribution centers in 44 countries. She also oversees the company's India Commercial Sales zone and the Customer Satisfaction & Quality Environment & Real Estate organizations.

Sturm is responsible for all of Intel's strategic sourcing and procurement worldwide, delivering on solutions that meet stringent objectives across a complex and diverse set of businesses, technologies, and supply ecosystems. Her organization is a 7-time winner of Intel's prestigious Intel Quality and Achievement Awards and was most recently cited by Gartner as #4 in its Top 25 Global Supply Chains.

"More women are entering our field and watching to see how possible it is for women to advance to the highest levels of leadership," said Nancy Nix, AWESOME Executive Director. "Although our profession has been traditionally male, these impressive leaders are changing minds about who can lead. They are also outstanding because of their commitment to changing opportunities for other women -- their peers and the next generation."

The ALL Award was created in 2014 to recognize women supply chain leaders who have achieved extraordinary professional excellence and success, addressed challenges impacting opportunities for women in our field, and advanced the changing landscape of women's supply chain leadership.

The 2016 award presentation will take place on April 27, opening night of the 2016 AWESOME Symposium being held April 27-29 at Nike World Headquarters near Portland, Oregon. NIKE, Inc. is the 2016 Symposium Host Sponsor.

AWESOME also will present its 2016 Company Leadership Award to Schneider Electric and Intel Corporation for creating environments where women are encouraged to excel and advance.

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