Leveraging Talent, Processes, and Systems with Lean Methodologies

  • Analyzing areas through the supply chain where an automation overhaul makes sense
  • Prioritizing capital investments that will increase sales while continuing to lower costs
  • People and Automation: What is the best mix to achieve optimal ROI along with corresponding increases of productivity, speed to market, and reductions in cost?

During the 2018 edition of the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit, Executive Platforms was proud to partner with SupplyChainBrain to conduct a number of onsite interviews between our speaker faculty and SupplyChainBrain’s Managing Editor Robert Bowman.

Felica Coney
VP, Operations, Quality, EH&S — Interiors, Actuation, Propeller Systems
UTC Aerospace Systems

A recognized visionary and accomplished supply chain and operations executive, Felica Coney is UTC Aerospace Systems Vice President, Operations, Quality and Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) for Interiors, Actuation & Propeller Systems (IAPS) and is responsible for Operations, Quality and Environmental Health and Safety for 22 global sites and more than 8,000 employees.

Felica brings extensive global operations experience, having led supply network operations for Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) Fabric Care Asia business, and having served as the Plant Manager for a world-class P&G manufacturing facility. As she has exemplary qualifications working across the entire end-to-end supply chain—-suppliers, operations, customers and consumers – she keeps the organization on its toes, as she rises to the occasion, leveraging her vast repository of skills and capabilities to be an asset the company. Her character, credibility, and commitment make her the “leader of choice.”

Robert Bowman
Managing Editor

Robert Bowman is a veteran editor, reporter and writer covering supply-chain management, international trade, economics, finance, regulation, compliance, technology, logistics, professional education, the environment, human rights, and labor management. Bob writes and edits theme-based articles, in-depth case studies, and a weekly blog. I’ve served as interviewer in thousands of videos, hosted numerous webinars, and produce and host a weekly podcast. Bob is also a published novelist. Prior to SupplyChainBrain, Bob has also contributed to the Journal of Commerce, World Trade, Distribution, Shipping and Trade News (Tokyo), Traffic World, Buyside, Cargovision, Warehousing Management, Pacific Shipper, Lloyd’s List and Lloyd’s Maritime Asia.

For more interviews with SupplyChainBrain, please check out their video listings.