Richard Oleson

Richard Oleson

Global Supply Chain / Operations Executive | 224.656.4039

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A dynamic, highly qualified, international operations professional with +28 years of experience creating and managing global supply chains with a focus on Healthcare. Exceeding performance objectives through effective hands on decision making, cross-functional leadership, strong analytic skills, and the ability to create collaborative, high performing teams. A champion of continuous process and cost improvement to develop a world class supply chain network exceeding customer expectations and supporting top line sales growth.

Global Supply Chain Operations – Healthcare Experience (Medical Devices, List One Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, OTC Products) – Multi-Site Distribution Facilities – Domestic & International Transportation – Inventory Management – Purchasing / S&OP / Demand Planning – Customer Focused – Top Line Sales Growth & EBITA Goals – Key Performance Measures – Operations Expense Management – Continuous Process & Cost Improvement Champion – Key Relationships & Vendor Management – RFQ Preparation / Contract Negotiations / Business Transitions – Cross Functional / Project Management – LEAN / Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification