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Blasgen Named To Top CSCMP Post
Rick D. Blasgen has been selected as the new top staff executive of the Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), Oak Brook, IL.
"We are confident in Rick's abilities to lead our organization into a new era as we continue the transition to an association serving the needs of all supply chain management professionals," says Mary-Lou Quinto, 2005-2006 CSCMP President.
"Rick shares the values and vision that has guided the association throughout its 40-plus year history and his commitment to progressive change will help us meet future challenges and create an even stronger organization."
"I am very grateful to CSCMP and its Executive Committee for this opportunity," says Blasgen. "I greatly admire the work of the CSCMP staff, and hope to help the association maximize its visibility, impact and relevancy to current and new markets."
Blasgen is a recognized leader in the supply chain and logistics field. A frequent speaker and noted advocate of the supply chain profession, he most recently served as senior vice president, integrated logistics, for ConAgra Foods prior to joining CSCMP. He began his career in Chicago with Nabisco, moving up the ranks to become its vice president, supply chain, in June 1998. He also served as vice president, supply chain, for Kraft.
He has been a member of the CSCMP Executive Committee and a past president of the Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC), and chairs the Grocery Manufacturers of America (GMA) Logistics Committee.
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