- Becoming business leader first, supply chain experts second
- Shifting from cost center to value/margin drivers
- A ‘one business’ mindset for a true demand-supply integration
- Managing the increasing complexity of the supply chain: one size does not fit all
President of North America Supply
Diageo North America
Perry Jones, President, North America Supply at Diageo and President, Diageo US Virgin Islands Board of Directors, is a global leader in beverage alcohol. Perry previously served as SVP Manufacturing based at Diageo’s Plainfield, Illinois site, Diageo’s only location in the world that houses both a technical center and a full, state-of-the-art production facility. Mr. Jones has extensive food and beverage industry experience in applying innovative approaches to end-to-end operations, supply chain management, change management, procurement, supply planning, commercialization, and contract manufacturing. Mr. Jones is responsible for implementing world-class supply chain strategies and best practices in areas including purchasing, inventory management, SAP, Lean, Six Sigma and Total Productive Manufacturing to deliver bottom-line financial results.