2010 New England Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition - NESCON Hall of
NESCON SUPPLY CHAIN HALL OF FAME
SUPPLY CHAIN HALL OF FAME AWARD CRITERIA
The NESCON Steering
Committee is a veteran group of industry professionals who volunteer their time
and expertise to plan, execute and continually develop the annual New England
Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition educational program. They are also
charged to annually select one individual to receive the "Supply Chain Hall of
Fame Award." Candidates are identified by attributes, accomplishments and
contributions, such as:
Pioneering in the Supply Chain
profession. This is exemplified by one's conceptual and operational
expertise and contributions, and by being a dynamic practitioner who sets standards for others to
Ø Making significant contributions to
a Supply Chain professional organization. This includes holding a leadership position in at
least one association (i.e., APICS, CSCMP, ISM, NERT, NSMG, PMAB, etc.) and
being recognized for extended and meritorious volunteer service. An ideal
candidate is someone who
has unselfishly given back to the profession.
Committing to and ardently
supporting lifelong learning, ongoing training, education, and improvement
within the Supply Chain profession, as well as being a good mentor and teacher
to new practitioners.
Exhibiting “All Star” qualities.
Someone who has developed and led multiple total-cost-cutting and economic
efficiency initiatives within employer and other organizations.
Consistently exhibiting strong
leadership qualities; being an all-around innovative and creative thinker; and
demonstrating leadership vision in a positive and enthusiastic manner.
Demonstrating the willingness to
change and adapt to the latest Supply Chain landscape, as well as introducing
practitioners to new ways of thinking, and challenging/influencing them to be champions of the latest philosophies, processes, and best practices of the
Possessing an untiring,
can-do attitude. Ensuring efforts are proactive – not reactive, and refusing to
take “no” or “it can’t be done” for an answer!
Serving as a role model for others – the
highest caliber of Supply Chain professional, with a reputation for having an
unwavering sense of integrity and ethics with all transactions and dealings.
Breaking down the barriers and
silos among Supply Chain and other functional groups; promoting a more
cross-functional, integrated working relationship and engaging all stakeholders
BRIAN J. O'CONNOR, CPSM, C.P.M., CPIM
The 1st ever inaugural winner!