Procter & Gamble’s Amy Rardin announced as NexGen Supply Chain keynote speaker

Rardin has proven successful at finding innovative solutions that lead to supply chain wins and will share that knowledge at the NextGen conference

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Amy Rardin’s 25-year career in supply chain has given her a front-row seat to the changes in management and innovation that have taken place. At Procter & Gamble, Rardin has been leading the supply chain digital transformation for the fabric and home care business globally.

Rardin will take the stage at the upcoming NextGen Supply Chain Conference to deliver a keynote address that will dive into some of the insights the global senior director at Procter & Gamble has gleaned from her career.

This year’s NextGen Supply Chain Conference, presented by Supply Chain Management Review and Peerless Media, will be held on Oct. 21-23 at the Chicago Athletic Association hotel in downtown Chicago. The event starts with an opening reception on the evening of Monday, Oct. 21, at the famous Chicago hotel, with full days of content following Tuesday and Wednesday.

The NextGen Supply Chain Conference’s theme this year is “Digitization is here, what’s next?” More information, including registration information, is available on the NextGen website.

Rardin has excelled in her career at inspiring and motiving key decision-makers to embrace change within their organizations. By leveraging supply chain data and insights, she efficiently prioritizes work for her teams, allowing them to focus on executing important business strategies and driving necessary changes.

With strengths in relationship building, persuasive selling, and achieving success in challenging situations, and expertise spanning supply chain strategies and operations, customer collaboration, leadership of large organizations, and innovation management, Rardin has the unique ability to find innovative solutions that lead to victory.

Rardin holds a degree in mechanical engineering from The University of Texas in Austin and actively leads the Texas Channel P&G Recruiting Team.

Sponsors for this year’s NextGen Supply Chain Conference include Platinum Sponsors Addverb and Zion Solutions Group. Bronze Sponsor is Aptean. Associate Sponsor is TGW.

Luis Roman, global head of site and supply chain services at Johnson & Johnson will also deliver a keynote address. Walmart has been named the Visionary Award winner. Karisa Sprague, senior vice president of fulfillment and reverse operations, Walmart U.S. Supply Chain, will accept and present.

Other speakers scheduled to appear include Amy T. Augustine, senior director of network supply chain at U.S. Cellular; Peter Bolstorff, executive vice president of corporate development at ASCM; and Craig Moss, director of data and change management at the Digital Supply Chain Institute.

Additional speakers will be announced once confirmed.

A number of awards will also be handed out, including the Startup Award, the End User Awards, and the Solution Provider Awards. 

Discounted hotel rates are available until Oct. 4. More information on the hotel, including links to secure rooms at the discounted rate, is available here:

There is still time to be a sponsor or exhibitor as well. Information on available sponsorships or if you are interested in exhibiting, can be found here:


About the Author

Brian Straight, SCMR Editor in Chief
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Brian Straight is the Editor in Chief of Supply Chain Management Review. He has covered trucking, logistics and the broader supply chain for more than 15 years. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and two children. He can be reached at [email protected], @TruckingTalk, on LinkedIn, or by phone at 774-440-3870.

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