Nick Vyas, Founding Executive Director, Center for Global Supply Chain Management and Academic Director, USC Marshall, University of Southern California, was bestowed “Supply Chain Leader” for several achievements.
This award honors an executive who exhibits extraordinary team and organizational leadership; provides dedicated coaching, mentoring and support of fellow professionals; and makes lasting contributions to advancing the field of supply chain. APICS recognized Vyas for his work at the Marshall School of Business at USC, as well as his efforts with the Supply Chain Professionals without Borders program. Vyas founded the program, which focuses on water, food and health care, and strives to share supply chain knowledge and resources with developing nations.
As reported in SCMR recently, an exhaustive discussion on the benefits and perils of digitized supply chains took place at the USC Marshall 6th Annual Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit in Los Angeles in August. This conference founded by Vyas, has become a premier industry event.