CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--APICS, the leading association for supply chain and operations management, is pleased to welcome Peter Bolstorff as the new executive director of APICS Supply Chain Council (APICS SCC), the foundation arm of APICS. In this role, Bolstorff will oversee supply chain research, frameworks, improvement methodologies, training, benchmarking tools, and conferences that help companies make sustainable improvements in supply chain performance. He and his team will also spearhead supply chain workforce development strategies including a number of programs that benefit students, faculty and academic institutions.
Bolstorff, the respected author of Supply Chain Excellence: A Handbook for Dramatic Improvement Using the SCOR Model, brings over 20 years of experience in supply chain and operations management to the position. Prior to joining APICS SCC, Bolstorff was the founding principal of SCE Limited, a consulting firm focused on providing supply chain program management and SCOR-based education to supply chain executives and their global teams. Bolstorff also held supply chain and operations management leadership roles at Pragmatek Consulting Group, Imation and 3M.
“We are delighted to have Peter at the helm of APICS SCC,” said APICS Chief Executive Officer, Abe Eshkenazi, CSCP, CPA, CAE. “Peter’s previous tenure as a Supply Chain Council board member, SCOR instructor, and supply chain subject matter expert uniquely qualify him to lead the newly merged APICS SCC foundation into 2015 and beyond.”
“My lifelong love of learning and education, as well as my experience with SCOR, made APICS SCC a logical, and extremely exciting next step in my career,” said Bolstorff. “The foundation’s focus on education, both of those already entrenched in their careers and those just starting out, resonates deeply with me and I am thrilled to be a part of APICS and APICS SCC.”
Bolstorff holds a BA from St. Olaf College and an MA from the University of Minnesota. Bolstorff officially joined APICS SCC on October 1, 2014.
About APICS Supply Chain Council
APICS SCC advances supply chain and operations management and innovation through research, publications, education and talent development. APICS SCC maintains the Supply Chain Reference model (SCOR®), the supply chain management community’s most widely accepted framework for evaluation and comparing supply chain activities and performance. For more information, visit apics.org/apicsscc.
APICS is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management and the premier provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) designations set the industry standard. With over 40,000 members and more than 250 international partners, APICS is transforming the way people do business, drive growth and reach global customers. For more information, visit apics.org, join the APICS LinkedIn group at apics.org/linkedin, and follow APICS on Twitter at twitter.com/APICS.