Mick Jones

Global Head of Logistics, DS Smith



Mick Jones is a unique ‘Global’ Supply Chain Leader, combining a broad end to end operational and strategic background, with significant M&A, sales, consultancy and major transformation skills and practical experience of delivering critical value through optimisation, synergy and integration.

Experience gained in high-growth and change orientated organisations:
– 8 yrs at SVP level in Lenovo and a member of Global Leadership Team in Lenovo (top 60 Execs).
– 5 yrs at MD level in DHL running key end to end and systems driven projects

A proven change leader and business transformation specialist who can make an impact – creator, architect & leader of high performance multi-functional products, teams and projects in Americas, Europe, and Asia.

Designed, built and operated major networks along the supply chain from Parts inbound to e-commerce, in senior roles across both Shipper and Service provider organisations in Tech, Auto, Retail, Construction and FMCG.

Extensive experience of cost & value identification and evaluation, a unique knowledge of the key levers for improvement in the supply chain, and an understanding of what is ‘good’. Operational experience gained at the highest level of delivering cost and performance improvements at all points of the supply chain.

Created and led the first Supply Chain Analytics and Data Centre of excellence in Lenovo.

Managed key and critical large scale solution development and consultancy assignments across the supply chain. Consistently able to grow significant global P&L’s in a high profile environment, constantly beating aggressive operational & cost targets.

An industry level strategic thinker, recognised as one of the key creative & innovative talents in DHL and Lenovo.