Gerrit de Haas, Avnet’s vice president of Logistics for EMEA, and Yael Shloush, the company’s supply chain solutions architect, have made the 2017 Pros to Know list.
Those on the list are supply chain executives who have a demonstrated inventiveness that will help prepare their company’s supply chains for the demands of the modern-day marketplace, according to a press release.
De Hass has over 20 years of experience in the supply chain industry. His focus at Avnet has been global logistics. He has also been responsible for the company’s five European warehouses.
“Gerrit’s extensive knowledge of the logistics industry and focus on maintaining and increasing supply levels ensure that Avnet’s customers can deliver their products in both established and emerging markets around the world,” Mike Buseman, chief global logistics and operations officer at Avnet, said in the press release. “He focuses on understanding the long-term needs of Avnet customers to determine the best logistics strategy despite rapidly changing requirements, dynamic market changes, and evolving laws and regulations.”
Shloush has been working on developing up-to-date, end-to-end solutions for the organization. She has over 17 years' experience in supply chain management.
“Yael has architected complex financial and analytical tools for global customers and suppliers. The resulting data on working capital, cost to serve, inventory and other financial KPIs have an important impact on product and business strategy,” Wade McDaniel, vice president of solutions architecture for Avnet, said. “Yael also has been instrumental to several enterprise transformation projects that reduce product cycle times and optimize distribution centers, ensuring further success for Avnet customers.”
This makes a total of 13 Avnet executives who have made the list, which focuses on the supply and demand chain industry.
The annual list is printed by Supply & Demand Chain Executive. There were over 300 entries for this year’s award.