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70th Annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program Honors Three for Supply Chain Excellence

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University’s H.H. Franklin Center for Supply Chain Management hosted its annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program Oct. 17, at the Whitman School’s Helaine and Marvin Lender Auditorium.

70th Annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program Honors Three for Supply Chain Excellence

Johnson & Johnson, Ann Drake and Alyson Weber ’20 honored with Salzberg Medallion

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University’s H.H. Franklin Center for Supply Chain Management hosted its annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program Oct. 17, at the Whitman School’s Helaine and Marvin Lender Auditorium.

Established in 1949, the annual Salzberg event, which celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2019, is a central component of Whitman School’s Franklin Center, which is consistently recognized as one of the best supply chain management programs in the country by top publications and organizations. During the event, industry executives from leading corporations shared insights into trends, advancements and innovation in the fields of supply chain management, transportation and logistics. This year, faculty and alumni from years past attended in celebration of the anniversary. Highlights for the day included:

FRANKLIN CAR HISTORICAL EXHIBIT

A historical exhibit, courtesy of the Onondaga Historical Association, was on display on the concourse level of the Whitman School building.

SALZBERG AWARD PRESENTATIONS

Johnson & Johnson Supply Chain was recognized for supply chain excellence. Kathryn E. Wengel, executive vice president and chief global supply chain officer, accepted the award on behalf of the company.

Ann Drake, chair of the DSC Logistics Advisory Board, was honored for her lifetime of achievement.

Alyson Weber ’20 was awarded the Zinsmeister Prize for being an outstanding supply chain management student.

PANEL ON DISASTER/HUMANITARIAN LOGISTICS: DOMESTIC US AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES

Moderator: Dara J. Royer SVP, chief marketing & communications officer, Syracuse University

Panelists:

Shaun Mickus, global director, social business practices, Global Community Impact team, Johnson & Johnson

Kathy Fulton, executive director, American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN)

Andrew Dunn, associate director, gifts-in-kind process mgmt. & emergency response, supply chain, Americares

SUPPLY CHAINS MAKE OR BREAK COMPANY STRATEGIES

Michael Dominy ’90, chairman, Supply Chain Content Leadership Board, Gartner

CLOSING KEYNOTE: “USING TECHNOLOGY TO HELP SHIPPERS BUILD WORLD-CLASS LOGISTICS”

Mike Neill, chief technology officer, CHRobinson

Kerri Howell

Kerri is director of communications and media relations for the Whitman School. She is responsible for managing all internal and external communications with students, faculty, staff, alumni, members of the business community and other key stakeholders.After receiving her B.A. from State University of New York at Geneseo, she went on to earn her M.S. in communications management from Syracuse’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, where she has served as an adjunct professor in the public relations department since 2004.