Director Supply Chain Strategy & Solutions, Panasonic Europe Ltd.
SPEAKER IN 2017 / GLOBAL SOURCING, LOGISTICS & MOBILITY
Dr. Oliver Philipp is acting as Director Supply Chain Strategy & Solutions at Panasonic Europe Ltd, based in Hamburg. In this role, he is responsible for European supply chain operations and management, supply chain processes and transparency as well as development and strategy for Panasonic business across Europe. His key task is to establish a flexible operational and organizational set-up, considering innovative technologies and future trends to fulfil customer requirements in a dynamic environment.
In the past, he gained experience at Motorola as European Supply Chain Manager, being responsible for process development, inventory management and logistics operation of the European mobile phone business. Within this role, he owned the material and finished goods supply chain from Asia to the factory and to customers in Europe.
He has started his career at Procter & Gamble, where he has been in various management roles at production planning, project management (e.g. consolidation of two production sites, high-bay warehouse modernization) and warehouse management. He has graduated as Food Engineer and has a PhD in Food analysis.