Senior Director, Supply Chain
Ed Ram joined Sagent Pharmaceuticals in February 2013 as Senior Director, Supply Chain. He is responsible for their global supply chain -- production planning and moving finished goods from India, China, Europe, and South America to and throughout North America.
Ed has over 20 years of supply chain and strategic sourcing experience working with Baxter Healthcare, Allegiance Healthcare, and Cardinal Health. He has a track record of change and innovation employed to create improved supply chains between business partners. These accomplishments include utilization of scorecarding, vendor managed inventory (VMI), electronic data interface (EDI), freight lane and network optimization, and business modeling. His supply chain work at Baxter is featured in the book – Supply Chain Optimization.
Previous to Ed’s association with the healthcare industry, he was with Accenture in their distribution products practice. His client engagements included Sears and North American Philips.
Ed has also completed 22 years of service in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Naval Reserve Supply Corps achieving the rank of Commander. He has received awards for his logistics and procurement work including the Navy Commendation Medal and the Joint Services Achievement Medal.
He has a BS in Economics from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Booth GSB, University of Chicago.