Bert De Winter
Director PPS EMEA SC Logistics, HP
SPEAKER IN 2017 / GLOBAL SOURCING, LOGISTICS & MOBILITY
Bert de Winter, presently based in and originally from The Netherlands, is head of EMEA Logistics. He manages an organization enabling revenue maximisation through leveraged logistics solutions, logistics & customs operations and strategic partner management. Converting hardware & supplies shipments into customer deliveries in a fast, predictable and cost efficient way with superior delivery quality.
To achieve this, Bert manages a multi-country team and a logistics network, covering warehousing, transportation, customs, express, white glove and reverse. His team manages the regional procurement and partner development, customs and compliance as well as operational execution of logistics providers on lanes from Asia and Europe, ensuring customer deliveries for channel, retail and direct customers in Europe, Middle East and Africa. His team aspires to be recognised as a team that delivers consistent, predictable services and (when needed) miracles to customers and stakeholders while building an innovative, compliant and best-in-class logistics eco-system for cost and performance optimisation.
Bert has 28 years’ experience in the High Tech industry and held numerous executive positions in supply chain development, procurement, business operations and finance in HP and Compaq.
Prior to his career in HP, Bert was Financial Controller for 6 years at KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. Bert holds a Bachelor degree in Business administration from HES, Rotterdam in the Netherlands.