In a global business environment that is undergoing great change, it is essential for organizations to optimize their supply chain. Organizations need to be faster in responding to changing consumer preferences, to further increase return on their assets and optimize their cashflow. They need to eliminate waste across the complete value chain, be leaner and more cost-efficient; while continuing to invest in growth opportunities. Furthermore, they need to embrace the technology revolution that will re-invent the way in which we operate across sectors and industries…
Building on our passion for Human Capital, Talent Development and Performance Improvement, we provide fully integrated executive search and management consulting solutions for your Value Chain and with this, enhance the role Supply Chain teams must play in enabling our clients’ business strategies!
We are experienced Executive Search and Supply Chain Professionals who have dealt with similar challenges across an array of industries and can provide our clients with extra capacity, perspective and analytical tools to resolve those elements that reduce speed to market, hamper flexibility and build unnecessary costs to their business. We work with an end-to-end view in mind, bringing people together from within and outside the business in order to break “silo-thinking” and “silo-behavior” across functions. We provide external perspective of best practices from competitors and key players in the industry; and think with our clients to anticipate tomorrow’s opportunities in order to be ahead of the market.
We work hand-in-hand with our clients’ teams to build granular analytical models that support business decisions and help design-out structural issues in their operations.
And unlike other supply chain consulting firms that often stop at recommending “high-level” supply chain strategies, we will help you to implement and operationalize them for real-world success!
Ricardo Cuevas brings together strong technical expertise in Supply Chain management with an acute understanding of people & team dynamics. Such combination has allowed him to successfully drive Supply Chain Transformation programs, Sourcing and Supplier Development Strategies, Supply Chain Network Design, M&A Integration and End-to-End Value Improvement for leading multinationals in various industry sectors and geographies. Over his +15 years of experience working with blue-chip companies such as Unilever and Procter & Gamble, Ricardo has lived and worked in three continents; leading organizations and task forces in Mexico, Argentina, Switzerland, France, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam. Ricardo has played decisive roles within Supply Chain integration teams after acquisition of global brands such as Wella, OralB and Eukanuba. He has led challenging restructuring, re-organization and transformation programs to enable aggressive margin improvement strategies for brands such as Omo, Skip, Magnum and Carte d’Or. He has been pivotal in breaking “silo-mentality” across functions and teams, integrating external partners’ views and embedding true end-to-end thinking in the design and implementation of business improvement plans. This, with a clear vision to enable Supply Chain’s early engagement and impactful contribution to the business’ long-term growth strategies. Ricardo holds a bachelor degree in International Business & Economics from Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey and an executive development diploma from IMD -International Institute for Management Development-. He is fluent in four languages and is passionate about enhancing performance of teams & individuals, building strong partnerships across functions and empowering people to make swift decisions based on calculated risks.
Utkarsh completed a BA in electronics and electrical engineering, followed by a BA in electronics and laser engineering at MIT in Boston. After a summer intern with McKinsey in New York he joined Credit-Suisse in Singapore in the trading department and was fast-track promoted to an associate in their M&A department. He subsequently joined a social enterprise for migrant workers where he successfully helped the foundation to professionalize and grow; this NGO has been selected in 2013 as charity of the year by Barclays Capital. In 2013 he completed his MBA in St Gallen and post MBA he was lead associate for the divestiture of Sulzer METCO. Utkarsh brings M&A experience across a variety of industries, with a focus on Industrial Goods/Services (FMCG, Pharma, Building Materials, Telecommunications, e-Commerce) across Asia Pacific (Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, India, Singapore) and Europe, Switzerland and APAC. He works in our offices in Switzerland and Singapore.
Karlo Moya combines deep operational knowledge with broad strategic Supply Chain insight. He is passionate about driving change to deliver excellent performance. He has built his professional career in Mexico, Spain and Switzerland and is fluent in Spanish, English, French and Catalan. With over 20 years of hands-on experience in manufacturing, engineering, production planning, quality and business development in FMCG multinational companies such as L’Oréal, Coty and Nestlé – Purina Karlo has developed thorough knowledge of the Integrated Supply Chain. During his time as plant director at Coty, he fundamentally transformed the factory by: multiplying capacity and increasing productivity, capabilities, safety, quality and service level. All this substantially impacted the financial performance of the factory and the overall P&L of the company. In his recent years as an Operational Excellence expert, he has helped his partners achieve their objectives by identifying the major value adding processes, developing and supporting the execution of the necessary plans to eliminate losses and drive end-to-end efficiencies. All this, within the frame of Lean – Six Sigma. Karlo holds a bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering from National University in Mexico, a Strategic Marketing diploma from Intercontinental University in Mexico and a diploma on Supply Chain Management from IMD – Lausanne. He is certified by the Swiss Association for Quality as Black Belt in Lean-Six Sigma.
John Corrigan combines experience of more than 30 years of Supply Chain Management in blue-chip companies across different sectors and countries; where he held senior management roles ranging from strategy design and global capabilities deployment, to direct responsibilities over manufacturing operations, research & development, quality assurance, procurement, logistics and customer service. He has lived and worked in the UK, the US, the Netherlands, Canada, France and Portugal and is fluent in English and French. John’s experience spans across industries; building on sectors such as Oil & Gas, where he led downstream procurement and other major operational improvement projects in Shell, to Wines & Spirits, where he held senior Supply Chain Management roles and led strategic projects such as the design and implementation of Allied Domecq’s North American Supply Chain organization and the supply chain due diligence for Pernod-Ricard’s acquisition of Absolut Vodka. John held senior management roles at Pernod-Ricard being responsible for the design and implementation of global procurement, R&D and Supply Chain strategies in over 50 countries; including network design, CAPEX deployment, SKU and inventory optimization. He also held direct responsibilities over manufacturing, demand & supply planning, customer service & logistics. John holds an Honours BSc and a Ph.D in biological sciences from the University of the West of Scotland, in association with Glasgow University. He also is a Diploma Member by Examination of the Institute of Brewing in the UK. He has served as a member of the Citizens Advice Bureau in England and, before joining KennedyFitch, was a member of the Pernod Ricard Holding Company Management Team.