ISM Honors 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain
savings of more than 40 million dollars, launching blockchain
think-tanks, and creating robust, global supplier development programs,
are just some of the stellar achievements of the latest winners of the
Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain
Stars Recognition Program. Today, ISM announced all the honorees,
including megawatt winner Jasdeep Sandhu, a global category leader of
digital and technology innovation for GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).
"The accomplishments and talents
of this group are remarkable," said Tom Derry, CEO of ISM. "They stand
out for their entrepreneurial spirit, strategic innovations, digital
problem-solving, and abilities to drive and showcase value
enterprise-wide. These next-generation leaders are providing their
organizations with a powerful competitive advantage on the worldwide
Now in its fifth year, the ISM program, sponsored by Proxima, honors
individuals who are 30 or younger and demonstrate leadership,
innovation, collaboration and other outstanding attributes--at work and
through their professional associations. Intended to help bridge the
talent gap in procurement and supply management, the program provides
role models to Millennials seeking out exciting new career
"The latest 30 Under 30 winners
exemplify the new generation of supply chain leadership," said Derry.
"They demonstrate daily what impactful, high-performers can achieve in
Working in the U.S. as well as
the United Kingdom, the honorees are making their mark on the
manufacturing industry (with the highest concentration of winners), as
well as the aerospace and defense, business services, healthcare, oil
and gas, pharmaceuticals, automotive, military/government and retail.
Jasdeep Sandhu, a multilingual
26-year-old, for example, has a reputation as a self-starter, and has
created 11 blockchain pilots, three of which are live at GSK. These
drive automation in premiums collection, provide real-time visibility
and are projected to save 3 million euros (US$3.14 million). He also
founded and chairs a blockchain think-tank of more than 150 senior GSK
colleagues and has helped to revamp GSK's approach to strategically
The full list of the ISM 30 Under
30 winners include:
I. Ramirez, principal supply chain subcontracts
specialist, Northrop Grumman Corporation (San
Kachinsky, strategic sourcing manager, procurement,
bluebird bio (Cambridge,
commodity manager, U.S. Steel Corporation (Pittsburgh).
Manzagol, category activation manager, Danone North
Williamson, area logistics coordinator, Shell Corporation
Delepine, CCWP, senior manager, procurement for mergers,
acquisitions and divestitures, GlaxoSmithKline (London).
global risk management leader, DuPont (Wilmington,
Skipor, consultant, Source One Management Services (Chicago).
Burlingame, logistics engineering manager, The Volvo
senior manager global logistics, logistics services, Starbucks (Seattle).
CPSM, contracting officer and team lead, U.S. Postal Service (Washington,
CPSM, senior sourcing consultant, MetLife (Cary,
logistics strategy lead, Shell Corporation (New
Sandhu, global category leader, digital and tech
innovation, GlaxoSmithKline (London).
manager, global supply chain, Northrop Grumman Corporation (San
director, R&D procurement, clinical research organizations,
Triangle Park, North Carolina).
subcontracts administrator, Northrop Grumman Corporation (Ogden,
manager, indirect supply chain, IT, The Boeing Company (Mesa,
Franklin, CPIM, senior manager, North
America international logistics, Baker Hughes, a GE Company (Houston).
Krigbaum, strategic sourcing and communications
consultant, Source One Management Services (Chicago).
supply chain manager, Shell Corporation (Pittsburgh).
Matrozza, commodity manager, U.S. Steel Corporation (Pittsburgh).
procurement agent, The Boeing Company (Mesa,
Pella Borh, procurement leadership development professional,
Johnson & Johnson (St.
CPSM, category manager, U.S. Steel Corporation (Pittsburgh).
analytics manager, A.T. Kearney (Chicago).
associate director, supply chain proposal strategy and operations,
PMP, complex leader — Kansas
City insulation plant, Owens Corning (Kansas
manager, ingredient category management, The Hershey Company (Hershey,
senior buyer, Anthem, Inc. (Indianapolis).
All 30 Under 30 winners are receiving a
one-year ISM membership and complimentary admittance to ISM's Annual
Conference, ISM2019 in Houston, April 7 – 10. Megawatt winner Jasdeep
Sandhu will receive an all-expense-paid trip to ISM2019 (up to $5,000)
for himself and his nominator