Ron Hurley has 25+ years’ experience in Supply Chain Management, including working in the Automotive Industry for a Tier 1 supplier, supplying Toyota, Holden, Ford and Mitsubishi OEM and Part and Accessories (Gates Rubber Company). Working in the electrical wholesale and retail (HPM Legrand), Printing and Service industries for Fuji Xerox and now Pernod-Ricard FMCG.
Ron is an industry leader in areas of inventory planning and supply chain transformation having been involved in some very successful network transformation projects within the companies he has been employed.
Ron is a regular speaker at industry forums both in Australia and internationally, taking pride in the supply chain industry and is passionate about the growth and improvement of the industry as a whole.
Ron has a unique experience set, working in many business areas throughout his career including IT, Finance and Supply Chain.
This has developed a different perspective on supply chain and how it fits into the business structure with a solid understand of the balance of operations and business objectives. Ron joined Pernod Ricard Winemakers in July 2018 as the Director of Supply Chain: Pernod Ricard Winemakers Previous to this role Ron held he position as the General Manager of Supply Chain ANZ a domestic and APAC combined role for Fuji Xerox.
Supply chain professionals must be quick and precise at predicting and meeting market demand while keeping costs low.
However, how can they find the right balance between improving strategic decision making and finding the best operational processes models? What are the key strategies to successfully manage and control your inventory? In this session, Ron will share his experiences in migrating from standard inventory control practices to AI and IoT applications.