New President of Australasian Supply Chain Institute and Chair of the Board

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New President of Australasian Supply Chain Institute and Chair of the Board

 

Sydney, 25 June 2018: Australasian Supply Chain Institute (ASCI) is pleased to announce Henry Brunekreef as President and Chair of the Board of Directors and Ivan Imparato as Vice President. 

Established in Australia in 1963 as apicsAU, Australasian Supply Chain Institute is positioning itself as the only supply chain industry to be the official accreditation body in Australasia to supports its members towards Professional and Practitioner Registration through education, training and continued professional development.

Henry Brunekreef is a Director in the Australian Operations Advisory Group and the National Lead for Supply Chain for KPMG Australia, specialising in supply chain strategy development and Target Operating Model design. 

He brings over 20 years’ experience in supply chain strategy design & implementation, transformation change management, business planning and operations management. Henry has worked with clients in Europe, South Africa, North America and Australia. Sector experience includes retail, consumer products, industrial markets, life sciences, health, telco and mining.

Ivan Imparato, formerly ASCI Director, now ASCI Vice President, is a senior program manager / general manager in the supply chain industry with highly transferable skills and value proposition of leadership driving efficiencies in a BAU environment, transformational change in highly complex and quality driven environments, with a customer service mindset.

ASCI Directors to continue in their substantiative positions are Geoffrey Palm as Treasurer, Phillip Ow as Secretary and Laynie Kelly as marketing and conference expert.

Outgoing Directors of ASCI have relinquished their positions to focus on senior supply chain careers in some of Australia’s best blue chip companies: Dean Newman, Luke Wood, Penny Bell and Nigel Prevett. 

“On behalf of the ASCI Community, I would like to take this opportunity to offer our sincere gratitude to outgoing members of the board,” said Mr Brunekreef. “ASCI Directors and staff are committed to the ASCI community and will continue the mission to professionalise supply chain management in Australasia. 

 

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About Australasian Supply Chain Institute

Established in Australia in 1963 as a not for profit organisation, apicsAU, now trading as Australasian Supply Chain Institute (ASCI), is the only supply chain industry body positioning itself as an accreditation body in Australasia to supports its members towards Professional and Practitioner Registration through education, training and continued professional development. 

ASCI provides formal education programs, site visits, research, industry presentations and peer learning to its members with a range of opportunities to enrich and grow professional supply chain performance and competence. ASCI is a Premier Channel Partner of APICS and offers APICS certification programs in Australia, as well as other international supply chain management certifications provided by the Institute for Supply Management; and Demand Driven Institute. ASCI membership is available to individuals and provides access to educational programs, a network of industry professionals, real-world learning opportunities, resources and social media networks.

Please visit www.asci.org.au for more information about our registrations, memberships and programs. For more information, or to arrange an interview, please contact Monique Fenech on 0439 320 152.