Fran Tucker moves to “Emerita” status at Syracuse University

When the AWESOME Board of Advisors was formed in 2014, Frances Tucker was invited to join and represent the academic community. Educating future supply chain professionals has been her focus and passion since her early days at Syracuse University. 
After finishing her PhD in logistics with a minor in marketing at Ohio State University in 1979,… Continue reading

AWESOME Advisor Betsey Nohe begins new professional chapter

Betsey Nohe, whose career at Morton Salt spanned 10 years – most recently as Vice President Supply Chain, Quality and R&D, Americas – is beginning a new professional venture as Executive Supply Chain Partner (ESCP) with Gartner. Over the past two years, while fulfilling those responsibilities with Morton, Betsey earned both a master’s degree and a PhD in Philosophy. … Continue reading

EY puts focus on lower-carbon futures

As supply chain organizations increase their interest in reducing their environmental footprint, one of AWESOME’s 2021 sponsors – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US)– has reached a major sustainability milestone and is now carbon negative. The global EY organization achieved carbon neutrality at the end of 2020; in January of 2021, EY leadership issued an ambition to be carbon negative in 2021 by setting targets to significantly reduce the organization’s absolute emissions and remove and offset more carbon than it emits. To reach the goal, EY followed through on seven key elements. Continue reading

Johnson & Johnson’s Kathy Wengel shares thoughts on supply chain trends

There’s no one better-positioned to talk about the challenges of 2020 than Kathy Wengel, the Vice President and Chief Global Supply Chain Officer at Johnson & Johnson. In her AWESOME Out-In-Front Talk, Kathy spoke about how J&J is building a resilient, and flexible supply chain ecosystem that’s committed to digital transformation. Continue reading