September 6, 2008 Distribution Leaders Named to WERC 2009 Conference Committee Oak Brook, IL–The Warehousing Education and Research Council has named 15 leaders in the field of distribution who will serve as Chairpersons for the association’s annual conference, April 26-29, in Atlanta, GA.
|Tess Alterbaum||Processes Topic Chair||GENCO||Director, Business Development|
|Kevin Fletcher||Transportation Topic Chair||Landstar Global Logistics||Executive VP, Operations|
|Bill Gay||Warehousing 101 Topic Chair||Danco/Perfect Match||Senior Operations Manager|
|John Guy||Relationships Topic Chair||Briggs & Stratton Corporation||VP Distribution SCM|
|Carol K. Keup||Value-Add Services Topic Chair||Valley Distributing & Storage Company||Chief Operating Officer|
|Marvin Logan||Equipment Topic Chair||Bastian Material Handling LLC||Systems Sales Consultant|
|Tom Patterson||Facilities Topic Chair||Saddle Creek Corporation||Sr. VP, Warehouse Operations|
|Wendy Pigorsch||People Topic Chair||Murphy Warehouse Company||Director, Human Resources & Safety Administration|
|Sandy Stephens||Facility Tour Chair||Johnson StephensConsulting, Inc.||Principal|
|Richard H. Sharpe||Systems Topic Chair||Competitive Logistics||President/CEO|
|Michael Wohlwend||Strategies Topic Chair||Manhattan Associates||Senior Director|
|Thomas L. Freese||Roundtable Discussions Chair||Freese & Associates, Inc.||Principal|
|Dr. Thomas W. Speh||Program Chair||Miami University||Associate Dean, MBA Programs|
|Connie L. Anderson||2010 Conference Chair||Aspen Distribution, Inc.||President|
|Laurence Corrigan II||2009 Conference Chair||Medline Industries, Inc.||VP, Operations|
The 2009 Annual Conference will be held at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. Information is available atwww.WERC.org.-30-Contact: Susan Levand, firstname.lastname@example.org, 630.990.000.
WERC — The Warehousing Education and Research Council is the only professional association focused exclusively on warehouse and distribution management and its role in the supply chain. Members from all facets of the distribution industry come together to share practical knowledge and professional expertise to improve individual and industry performance. More information at www.WERC.org.
Warehousing Education and Research Council – 1100 Jorie Blvd., Ste. 170 – Oak Brook, IL 60523 – 630.990.0001 – www.WERC.org