In this role, Hart will be responsible for strategic procurement, operational purchasing and related services.
Turtle & Hughes (Linden, NJ): Supply chain management veteran Caldwell Hart recently joined the company as SVP Supply Chain, chief procurement officer, and as a member of the executive team. In this role, he will be responsible for strategic procurement, operational purchasing and related services. He will report directly to Jayne Millard, chairman and co-CEO, and Kathleen Shanahan, co-CEO.
“Centralized supply chain leadership will add value and margin to our bottom line service to our customers. Caldwell’s two decades of leadership in supply chain management will drive value across all business operations by leveraging our relationships, consolidating our supplier base, and expanding our offerings with a goal of higher customer service,” said Millard in the release.
Most recently, Hart worked at MKS Instruments, a technology solutions company. As its first CPO, he led teams responsible for S&OP, demand and material planning, inventory management, global commodity management and more. Previously, he had spent 12 years as Dresser-Rand, a Siemens business; Bristol Myers-Squibb; United Technologies Corporation; and The Vanguard Group.
Hart earned his MBA from the University of Virginia and his bachelor’s degree from Washington and Lee University. Additionally, he is a Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) and Supplier Diversity (CPSD).