Recasting the Role of Manufacturing in Driving Consumer Satisfaction

  • How to ensure consumer centricity throughout an integrated supply chain
  • The role of manufacturing within that integrated supply chain and the impact on consumer satisfaction
  • The capabilities needed to succeed within a company with a global footprint

John Deitrich is the Vice President of Global Manufacturing at Kimberly-Clark. He is responsible for the strategic direction of K-C’s global manufacturing network, including designing and executing global performance standards, building capability in areas of competitive advantage, and overseeing third-party manufacturing.

Since joining K-C in 1991, John has held roles of increasing responsibility across sectors and functions including Planning, Logistics, Plant Operations, Project Management, Consumer Research, Product and Technology Development, Research & Development, and Engineering.

John is a graduate of Lawrence University with a degree in Economics. He currently resides in Appleton, WI.