Top Five Supply Chain Trends Impacting the Electronics Ecosystem

MSCO’13 event to address long-term impacts of top supply chain predictions

Shanghai, ChinaFeb. 12, 2013MSCO’13, the World Supply Chain Summit Focus on Manufacturing Industry, to be held March 21 to 22 in Shanghai, China, will provide attendees with the opportunity to turn risk into competitive advantage for 2013 and beyond.

As supply chain executives continue into 2013 and beyond, there are some key trends that will heavily influence the electronics ecosystem and its players: from component manufacturers up through to the OEM brand owner.

Gerry Fay, Chief Global Logistics and Operations Officer, Avnet, will speak on the top five supply chain trends and examine how these predictions will be realized; who will be impacted; and how this might change the game from the products being designed to the products being delivered.

Attendees will also gain more details from other program speakers including:


  • John Roden, Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain Management, Dana, who will present the session “Developing a Global Supply Chain Strategy Road Map”
  • John Egan, Vice President of Manufacturing, Lenovo, who will present the session “Delivering BOLD Business Results in 90 days by Leveraging Untapped Employee Energy and Creativity”
  • Shauna Gamble, Vice President, Global Supply Chain Operations, Ciena, who will present the session “Supply Chain as a Differentiator in the Telecommunications Market”
  • Yang Jian, Director of Product Ops and North Asia Global Manufacturing Ops, Cisco Systems, who will present the session “Vision in the New Economy: A Business Relevant Supply Chain to Drive Growth and Success”


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