(October 24, 2016) Ms. Linda Wood, a current ISE Advisory Board members, was recently honored with a 2016 “Movers and Thinkers” Award at the annual conference of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.
The Movers and Thinkers awards are presented annually to recognize exceptional individuals who have significantly influenced the advancement of supply chain management as a critical business strategy, leading the field in thinking and practices. The industry-wide award was established in 2009 by DSC Logistics, one of the nation’s leading supply chain management companies.
“Linda Wood never fails to inspire, to educate and to elevate,” said Ann Drake, Chairman & CEO of DSC Logistics. “In every role she’s held, we’ve seen her commitment to developing people in her own organization and in others. Her commitment to the advancement of women’s leadership in the supply chain field has accelerated progress and thinking.”
“We are incredibly proud of Linda being recognized for the profound leadership she has provided to our organization and the overall supply-chain industry,” said Nancy Hawley, Executive Vice President –Operations at Reynolds Tobacco. “Linda’s influence will leave a legacy long past her pending retirement later this year.”
Ms. Wood is currently a Vice President – Operations Services at R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, which she joined in 1981. She is an ISE alumna, holding a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Virginia Tech. She has been a member of the ISE Advisory Board since 2012.