Senior Group Manager of International Transportation
Willis Weirich is Senior Group Manager of International Transportation for Target Corporation. His responsibilities include strategy and planning for international logistics, encompassing origin operations, ocean and air freight and deconsolidation operations. He leads a team responsible for aligning key internal and external partners to maintain growth objectives by responding to economic and geopolitical changes and challenges.
Willis has been with Target for 5 years, assuming this role in March 2015. Most recently, he was a Regional Transportation Leader with responsibility for leading domestic logistics across multiple distribution networks including food, general merchandise, non-retail and import warehouses for one of four regions. Willis has held additional roles as a Manager in Supply Chain Finance and Overseas Operations.
Willis graduated from Purdue University with Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science degrees in Industrial Technology and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Business. Willis’ background also includes extensive research in airline operations management and leadership for not-for-profit educational programs in India.