DALLAS, TX – September 12, 2022 – o9 Solutions, the leading AI-powered integrated business planning platform, welcomes an experienced voice in sustainability and the digital transformation of multinational corporations.
Gregory F. Polcer is a global consumer products executive and board director with more than 30 years of experience transforming end-to-end business and driving value across multiple operating models, including supply chain, finance, and general brand management. Always leading on the front lines of complex change, he is a strategic partner to C-suite teams and boards in creating and translating visions that scale, grow, and adapt enterprises to compete around the world.
An expert in global supply chain management, Greg blends a growth mindset with technical acumen that drives resiliency, efficiency, and effectiveness and fosters innovation. Known for his ability to integrate businesses and people, he consistently advances strategy ahead of the curve with his contagious enthusiasm and loyalty to the consumer promise.
"I’m thrilled to have Greg on board. The aim10x Executive Council has gained a visionary leader in digital transformation. Sustainability is at the heart of what we do at o9, so having Greg, a passionate driver for sustainable growth, is a massive addition to our community. A wholehearted welcome, Greg!"Chakri GottemukkalaCEO - o9 Solutions
Greg played a crucial role in evolving Estée Lauder and its portfolio of brands into a global enterprise and leader in innovation, quality, safety, and sustainability. As Executive Vice President and Chief Global Supply Chain Officer, he modernized the end-to-end supply chain to fuel and support rapid growth. As Global Crisis Leadership Chairperson, he built and led a framework that became essential in navigating active and potential crises, including COVID-19, natural disasters, and cyber threats.
Greg restructured supply chain operations and led the integration of numerous siloed businesses into a cohesive unit as a senior executive for Unilever. He continually gained increasing responsibility in brand management, finance, and global procurement to become Vice President and North America Supply Chain Leader for Home and Personal Care and Foods.
"I look forward to contributing to the aim10x Executive Council and the entirety of o9 and their partners. The impact the capabilities of o9 can have on businesses in the near and long term with timely, integrated, and connected analytics is game-changing. The aim10x Council will help to maximize the capabilities and results that will help create value throughout many end-to-end business processes."Gregory F. PolcerFormer Executive Vice President and Chief Global Supply Chain Officer - Estee Lauder
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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.
For additional information, visit the website of the aim10x Executive Council.
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