DALLAS, TX – November 15, 2021 – o9 Solutions, the leading AI-powered integrated business planning platform, announced an experienced supply chain thought leader in APAC.
Geoffrey Thomas has led businesses, managed mega operations and been a strategic advisor to blue chip organisations in a career spanning over 30 years. He is an eminent supply chain thought leader in the APAC region with knowledge and experience across diverse markets and industry sectors including retail, wholesale, food & beverage manufacturers, industrial products, post, parcel and communications.
“Geoffrey is a supply chain maverick, working across vastly different industries and leading the way in supply chain transformations. His experience and knowledge of the APAC region will be massive to the ever-strengthening Executive Council,” said Chakri Gottemukkala, CEO at o9 Solutions and active member of the aim10x Executive Council. “As an advisor to many companies, Geoffrey has great skills in communication and thought leadership. We are lucky to have him with us, welcome!”
Geoffrey has spent good slices of his career in the advisory firms including Accenture in Europe, and later in the business he formerly owned, XAct Solutions, APACs leading independent logistics advisory firm, now TMX global. He has been the principal senior advisor in some of the region’s largest supply chain transformation programs of the past decade, encompassing most facets of value chain and supply chain strategy, integrated planning and logistics operations.
Dissecting these advisory roles, Geoffrey was head of the group supply chain at Woolworths Ltd., Australia’s largest consumer goods supply chain, where he oversaw the design and implementation of the game changing Mercury supply chain transformation program.
Why has Geoffrey joined the o9 executive council?
“o9 has a commitment and the solution suite that have seen them leapfrog others, they are running with digital transformation, others are comparatively standing still.”
About the aim10x Executive Council
The aim10x Executive Council is a network of visionary leaders who have built significant operating experience at some of the world’s largest companies. Together they will set the vision for all aspects of an integrated enterprise—from supply chain to finance, sales, and product development, which will lead to global enterprises that are more efficient, sustainable, and profitable. It is part of the broader ‘aim10x’ initiative sponsored by o9 Solutions, which aims to empower a global community of professionals who are dedicated to digitally transforming planning and decision-making capabilities. The aim10x Executive Council members are sharing their insights about leadership, strategy, change management, and Digital Transformation journeys through the aim10x Webinars, aim10x Podcasts, and aim10x Innovators Network.