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Top 10 Women in Supply Chain 2024

Women are making huge strides in the supply chain industry despite making up only 37% of that workforce, and only 15% of supply chain leadership roles are held by females. These ten women are at the forefront of the sector–driving innovation and leading the way for women in supply chain.

Olivia Hu

Head of Autonomous Trucking, Uber Freight

As Head of Autonomous Trucking, Olivia is responsible for the strategy, partnerships, commercial, and operational efforts of the autonomous trucking program at Uber Freight, including defining and executing the go-to-market strategy, ensuring operational success for commercial deployments, and managing business development and partnership efforts.

Sarah Barnes-Humphrey

Founder & Host, Let’s Talk Supply Chain

Let’s Talk Supply Chain is an industry podcast featuring the top innovators and supply chain professionals in the industry. Hosted by founder Sarah Barnes-Humphrey, the podcast reaches millions of highly-engaged supply chain professionals each year.

Sally Miller

Global Digital Transformation Officer & CIO North America, DHL Supply Chain

As Global Digital Transformation Officer and North American Chief Information Officer for DHL Supply Chain. She leads DHL Supply Chain’s Digital Transformation agenda, including robotics and automation, data analytics and artificial intelligence as well as the North American information technology (IT) organization.

Maria Jesús Saénz

Executive Director, MIT SCM Masters Programs

Director, MIT Digital Supply Chain Transformation Lab

Dr. Maria Jesus Saenz is the Executive Director of the MIT Supply Chain Management Master Programs, an #1 worldwide ranked MIT degree that allows learners innovative educational paths in the supply chain sector. She also serves as the Director of the  Digital Supply Chain Transformation Lab at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics.

Heidi Banks

Vice President Global Supply Chain & Executive Engagement Partner, Jabil

With more than 20 years of experience as a practitioner and leader Heidi Banks leads the Indirect Source to Pay strategy for Jabil, a global $30bn manufacturing solutions provider.

Jennifer McKeehan

Senior Vice President, Transportation and Deliver, Walmart

As SVP of Transportation and Delivery at Walmart, Jennifer McKeehan leads the company’s end-to-end operations informed by her retail and e-commerce experience, including supply chain, operations and merchandising.

Michelle Shi-Verdaasdonk MAICD

Chief Supply Chain Officer, Dyson

Trained as an Aerospace Engineer, Michelle Shi-Verdaasdonk is Chief Supply Chain Officer at Dyson. With 20 years of industry experiences in R&D, manufacturing, supply chain, and procurement, she has spent the past decade running global operations in Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific in different industries. 

Karen-Marie Katholm

Chief Integrated Supply Chain Officer and Member of the Executive Committee, AkzoNobel

Karen-Marie Katholm brings more than 20 years of experience as a global leader in sourcing, supply chain and operations to her role at AkzoNobel, a multi-national organization that has been developing paints and protective coatings since 1777.

Bala Sreenivasan

Senior Vice President – Global Supply and Value Chain Management, Merck & Co.

Bala Sreenivasan is an experienced biopharma leader with a passion to transform manufacturing, supply chain design, and commercialization models to support next-generation vaccines and biologics.

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