2016 ESP International Fellowship Panel
Following Product Supply Across Operating Factories in Emerging & Developed Markets
11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
April 21, 2016
John Deere Auditorium (CBB 109)
Jeff and Julie Hamilton / ESP International Supply Chain and Logistics Management Fellow Dan Bumblauskas will host a 75-minute panel discussion comparing the supply chain differences between operating factories in developed and emerging markets.
Marc Dorau, manager of supply base management, ESP International
Marc Dorau has more than 10 years of experience with low-cost country sourcing while directing manufacturers and raw material suppliers domestically and globally. He has excelled at developing and managing global supply networks for multiple companies, serving as Tier 1 suppliers to off-highway OEM‘s such as John Deere, CNH, Doosan Infracore and AGCO. His extensive travels through India and China have allowed him to see these manufacturing hotbeds change and grow. He also managed logistics and distribution for E.I. Dupont while working for C.H. Robinson, one of the largest 3PL companies in the world.
Ryan Hamilton, supply base manager, ESP International
Ryan Hamilton is a 2008 UNI graduate in supply chain management and has received the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) certification. He has worked for ESP International for the last seven years in the company's supply chain group, being based in China for this past year working from ESP's Shenzen facility. Hamilton now oversees the Procurement Team, handling day-to-day purchasing activities.
Jeff Hamilton, CEO, ESP International
Jeff Hamilton (Accounting ’80) purchased ESP international in 1996 and was majority owner until 2012 when the company converted to a 100 percent employee-owned company. He began his career in 1980 with McGladrey & Pullen and was admitted as a partner to the firm in 1987. Hamilton was active in business development and provided tax and business consulting to small and medium size businesses during his time with McGladrey.