Key to Success in Supply Chain Evolution: Environmental Sustainability

Zoom Webinar

Join our Corporate Forum on September 29, 2021 from 11:10 AM to 12:30 PM ET. CPOs from major corporations and academic institutions will share their thoughts on:

  • How have they focused their organization on supply chain sustainability? How do they measure success?
  • What should the MBE community expect in supply chain evolution and focus on environmental sustainability?
  • What do they need from the MBE community?
  • How should students prepare to have an impact? What would a career in supply chain management be like?

Agenda

  • 11:10: Opening Remarks
  • 11:12: Introducing CPO Panelists
  • 11:14: Panelist Discussion
  • 11:54: Summarizing of Discussion
  • 11:57: Q&A between Panelists & Attendees
  • 12:06: Closing Remarks

Panelists

  • Stéphane Masson, Senior Vice President, Global Procurement, Marriott
  • Charlisha (Charli) L. Greene, Vice President, Supply Chain - Commodities Systems & Supplier Diversity, Boeing
  • Ryder System, Inc.,

Opening Speakers

  • Anthony D. Wilbon, Ph.D., PMP, Dean, Howard University School of Business
  • Susan Au Allen, National President & CEO, USPAACC

Moderators

  • James Haddow, Director, Center for Excellence in Supply Chain Management, Howard University School of Business
  • Tanya Penny, Professor, Center for Excellence in Supply Chain Management, Howard University School of Business; SVP, Ampcus, Inc; Executive Director, USPAACC CPO Council

Speakers

Stephane Masson
Senior Vice President Global Procurement Marriott International

Stephane Masson

Senior Vice President Global Procurement
Marriott International

Stephane entered the hospitality industry in 1990 and has a degree in Hotel Business Administration. His career began with Holiday Inn and later he joined the Ramada/ Renaissance group to set up their purchasing department in Eschborn (Germany) covering EMEA. In 1997, Stephane was named Regional Director of Procurement for Continental Europe, overseeing Marriott’s procurement operations to drive margins optimization from contract programs and provide services and savings to our regional teams and owners. In 2002 Stephane was promoted to Vice President International Procurement, managing successfully procurement functions in London, Dubai, Shanghai, Sydney, Bangkok, Eschborn, Paris, Cap Town, Hong Kong and Mumbai. He was responsible for assisting our hotels to maximize buying leverage, providing support to ensure compliance and monitoring service levels of vendors.

As the leader of the Global Procurement Team, Stephane who is a 23-year veteran with Marriott, successfully led the team through the Starwood hotels acquisition, which added ,500 hotels to the 4,000 already supported by the team.

In 2017 Stephane was promoted to Senior Vice President and continues to develop opportunities by leading a team to manage and deploy global key procurement initiatives and strategies including an EProcurement tool which is scalable, environmentally responsible, increases synergies between domestic and international contacts and advances global supplier diversity.

Charlisha (Charli) L. Greene
Vice President, Supply Chain - Commodities Systems & Supplier Diversity Boeing

Charlisha (Charli) L. Greene

Vice President, Supply Chain - Commodities Systems & Supplier Diversity
Boeing

Anthony D. Wilbon, Ph.D., PMP
Dean, School of Business Howard University

Anthony D. Wilbon, Ph.D., PMP

Dean, School of Business
Howard University

Dr. Anthony Wilbon's expertise is in strategic technology management. He is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Particular areas of research include technology strategy, quantitative analysis, information technology, and technology innovation and entrepreneurship. Research in sustainable environmental engineering through the integration of social, environmental, and economic considerations into systems design methods has also been explored through funded NOAA research projects. Dr. Wilbon has previously held positions at organizations such as the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Booz Allen and Hamilton. His professional experience and capabilities extend to business, management, and technology related topics including systems application and technology, production and operations management, project management, systems development life cycle, and research methodology (quantitative and qualitative).

Susan Au Allen
National President & CEO USPAACC

Susan Au Allen

National President & CEO
USPAACC

James Haddow
Director, Center for Excellence in Supply Chain Management Howard University School of Business

James Haddow

Director, Center for Excellence in Supply Chain Management
Howard University School of Business

James Haddow is Director of the Center for Excellence in Supply Chain Management (CESUM) and a professor in the School of Business at Howard University in Washington DC. Currently, Mr. Haddow teaches a range of supply chain management courses to both undergraduate and graduate level students. He also supports students as faculty advisor during supply chain case competitions and participates in various CESCM activities (e.g., SCM Think Tanks, Corporate Advisory Board, Site Visits, Workshops, etc.). Mr. Haddow has made supply chain presentations at ISM, IMC, APICS, PMAC and other Global industry conferences. Mr. Haddow has previously held positions as Director of Global Procurement (Chief Procurement Officer) and a Supply Chain consultant for A.T. Kearney a global consulting firm, Cost and Financial Analyst at the Interstate Commerce Commission and Safeway Stores, Inc. His 30 years of consulting and industry experience encompass global procurement, supply chain management, business planning and commercial business development which provides hands-on teaching examples for his students.

​Tanya Penny
Professor; SVP; Executive Director Howard University School of Business; Ampcus, Inc; USPAACC CPO Council

​Tanya Penny

Professor; SVP; Executive Director
Howard University School of Business; Ampcus, Inc; USPAACC CPO Council

Tanya Penny is a strategy and finance executive with an extensive track record across critical functions in the Fortune 50 realm. Penny held positions as Chief Procurement Officer at Verizon, with over $35 billion in spend and Senior Vice President of Real Estate, controlling a $2B budget and 3,000+ staff.

As President/CEO of TPW & Associates, a strategy consulting firm advising clients on financial and business performance, Penny continues to design and lead high-impact business transformation projects.

Penny serves on the advisory board of Ampcus, Inc., Ivy Community Charities, and leads the Board of Directors for the Redda Group.

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