A leading not-for-professional supply management organisation that has more than 40,000 members worldwide, is accepting nominations for its highest honor award.
The Institute for Supply Chain Management (ISM) is officially accepting nominations for the J Shipman Gold Medal Award, with nominations closing January 22.
The J. Shipman Gold Medal Award is presented to a supply chain professional, nominated by their peers, whose career accomplishments have played a key role in the advancement of the procurement and supply chain management profession. Winners are also recognised for their role in assisting, mentoring and guiding other members of the profession.
The winner of the 2019 J. Shipman Gold Medal Award will be announced at ISM's Annual Conference in Houston, April 7-10, 2019.
The J. Shipman Gold Medal Award is named after Johnson Shipman, who was a pioneer member of the New York based National Association of Purchasing Agents, now named the Institute for Supply Management.
Find out more about how to make your nomination for the J. Shipman Gold Medal Award.
Previous winners of the J. Shipman Gold Medal Award
2017: Tom Slaight, former senior partner at A.T. Kearney, Inc for over 25 years. Slaight also worked as a partner for Deloitte & Touche. He also spent a large part of his career at Coopers & Lybrand, Theodore Barry & Associates, Touche & Ross Company.
2016: Tim Fiore was formerly the Senior Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) for Ryder System, Inc., a FORTUNE 500® commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions company. He was also Chief Procurement Officer of ThyssenKrupp North America.
2015: Bradley Holcomb, was the former senior vice president and senior procurement officer for Dean Foods and current chair of the ISM Manufacturing Business Survey Committee. He also held executive-level procurement and supply management positions at Royal Group Technologies, Waste Management, American Precision Industries and Praxair.