At just 25 years old, Leah Williams has already made a profound impact on industry. In her role as a Supply Chain Analyst at Northrop Grumman, she has implemented improvements, driven successes, and taken home her share of awards as well.
But she isn’t done. She aims to take her career “as high and as far as it can go.”
The fact is that the procurement and supply chain profession is in the midst of a revolution, getting more global, analytical, and tech-savvy than ever before. It’s also getting younger — 40% of the buyers on the Thomas Network at Thomasnet.com are between the ages of 18 and 34.
This emerging generation of professionals aren’t just up-and-comers — they’ve arrived. Many are in leadership positions, heading up initiatives and driving discussions on the other side of your negotiating table. Knowing what makes them tick can help you forge better relationships with these important players in the supply chain.
The 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Star program, founded by Thomas and ISM, recognizes young supply management professionals for being leaders in their field. In its fourth year, the 30 Under 30 program has honored over 100 young supply chain professionals and counting.Read More »
In 30 short years, Charlotte de Brabandt has led a life that most people could only dream of. She speaks 5 languages, has traveled to more than 60 countries over 5 continents, and has led expeditions across the Swiss Alps. To add to these accomplishments, de Brabandt was recently named the Rising Supply Chain Star Megawatt winner for 2017.Read More »