Supply & Demand Chain Executive Names Three Chainalytics Experts 2017 Pros to Know

SDCE logoAtlanta, GA (February 24, 2017) Chainalytics, a global leader in supply chain consulting, analytics and market intelligence, today announced that Kerry Rosenhagen, Steve Thrift and Jonathan Whitaker have been recognized by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine as 2017 Pros to Know, a listing of top supply and demand chain industry professionals.

Now in its sixteenth year, the annual list recognizes leading supply chain professionals who have made significant contributions to the supply chain community and are leading initiatives to help businesses transform their supply chains into a competitive advantage in today’s challenging global business climate. More about the Chainalytics winners for 2017:

Kerry RosenhagenFor over 23 years Kerry Rosenhagen, principal, Chainalytics’ Supply Chain Design competency has served as a strategic advisor in supply chain design and redesign, corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance—experience that enables his team to efficiently deliver accurate, investment-grade supply chain redesign projects to clients. Kerry excels at helping clients to balance cost and service in their supply chains, unlocking 5-10 percent savings and improving customer service.

steve-thrift-casualSteve Thrift, principal, Chainalytics’ Integrated Demand & Supply Planning competency has 30 years of experience at consulting and technology firms and “in the client’s seat.” Steve is uniquely positioned to bring Chainalytics’ clients balanced solutions. He uses processes, technology, leading practices and organizational development perspectives to optimize their supply chains/technology and incorporate new approaches that further their competitive advantage, while ensuring each client maintains and strengthens its competitive advantage based on its unique distinctions and abilities.

JWhitaker CasualJonathan Whitaker, principal, Chainalytics’ Managed Analytics Services (MAS), offers clients over 20 years of supply chain experience in areas including life sciences solutions, analytics solutions, supply chain operations and strategy, asset optimization, predictive analytics, inventory optimization and the Internet of Things (IoT). Jonathan addresses clients’ supply chain challenges by learning how a client defines success; developing carefully blended teams; and ensuring clients implement effective, multi-year program portfolios of supply chain design projects to meet their strategic business needs.

“Supply & Demand Chain Executive congratulates the 2017 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pros to Know recipients. The Pros to Know is a listing of exceptional corporate executives at manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises who are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies’ supply chains for the significant challenges in the year ahead,” says Ronnie Garrett, editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “We commend recipients for their achievements. Their accomplishments offer a roadmap for other leaders looking  to leverage the supply chain for competitive advantage. Their efforts in developing the tools, processes and a knowledge base for supply chain transformation, as well as in promoting new approaches to supply chain enablement, earned these individuals a rightful place in this year’s Pros to Know listing.”

Congratulations to the full list of 2017 Pros to Know.

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