A conversation with Craig Jones, Senior VP of Global Logistics at Under Armour, Bill Thayer, Chief Logistics Officer at Century 21 and Ziad Salameh, Director of Operations at Amer Sports, where we will converse on the trials and tribulations COVID-19 has presented for them and others, as well as a discussion about how we go into peak season with the possibility of a second wave.
Craig Jones | SVP Global Distribution & Logistics | Under Armour
Over 25 years of Supply-Chain experience across all corners of the globe. Experiences from Raw materials to the end Consumer including Multi-Channel high volume Supply-Chain Retailing.
Known for having lots of energy and the ability to get the best out of people of all cultures and backgrounds. Oversee the supply chain functions of inbound, outbound transportation, customer service, customs, trade, distribution centers and OMNI fulfillment operations worldwide.
Serves a diverse set of customers from owned retail operations to end consumers to franchise operators to wholesale accounts and OMNI meeting key requirements in terms of continuity of supply, on-time delivery and speed, with a total cost of ownership mindset. Build, develop, and manage a strong team of professionals to run the operations and truly become a leadership team for the organization.
Bill Thayer | Chief Logistics Officer | Century 21 Stores
Bill is a senior operations executive and entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in retail logistics, technology, ecommerce and operations in the department store, specialty, and off-price verticals. In these varied rolls, Bill has developed and utilized technology to transform and optimize retail operations.
Bill is the co-founder of Fillogic and the CLO of Century 21 Stores. He has worked with Macy’s, Loehmann’s (RIP), Barneys New York (RIP), Cargomatic, and the Hearst Corporation.
Ziad Salameh | Director of Operations | Amer Sports
Ziad brings over 16 years of experience in logistics and distribution with brands like Lululemon, Arc’teryx and Amer Sports Corporation, which carries seven sports brands—including Wilson and Salomon. He has worked in supply chain optimization, process improvement, global distribution and logistics.