Workforce and Talent Management
Today Supply Chain leaders and employees are facing more demanding challenges and opportunities such as customers expecting perfect service, instant feedback in social media about product quality, big data that allows constant benchmarking and pressure to deliver financial targets. More than ever, teams have to be engaged, motivated, have clarity on stretch business targets and confidence to build a career. Leaders have to inspire their teams to excel on these new times. This presentation will share some practical examples on how to lead this change, deliver results and increase team engagement.
Jose Varela Garza
Vice President and General Manager
3M Global Sourcing
Originally from El Salvador, Jose began his career at 3M in 1989 in the Treasury and Finance Department in 3M El Salvador. Since then he has occupied a series of regional and global roles that have led him to his current responsibility, Vice President,3M Sourcing Operations (since 2016). Previously, he was Vice President & General Manager of Capital Safety/3M.
In 2014, Jose was Vice President & General Manager of Personal Safety Division. From 2011-2014 he occupied the role of Managing Director in Brazil, and prior to that he was in the charge of leading the Finance area for Asia Pacific and Latin America, along with the role of Sales & Operations Planning director for that region. A few years back he held the role of MD for 3M Chile, GM of 3M Panama, and several roles within the Latin America Subsidiaries in Finance, where he started his career with 3M.