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2022 Supply Chain + Trade Compliance Summit Speaker Highlight: Ford’s Global Director of Supply Chain Strategy & Risk, Jackie Watt

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Ford is re-writing supply chain management! Led by the organization’s Global Director of Supply Chain Strategy & Risk, Jackie Watt, our opening presentation at this year’s Supply Chain + Trade Compliance Summit on November 3rd will explore Ford’s focus on future initiatives and strategies, including the acceleration of the autonomous vehicle market.

In her current capacity at Ford, Jackie is responsible for all Supply Chain strategic projects and systems, along with supplier risk management. Prior to this role, she held various director level positions, including Director of North America Purchasing, Director of North America Interior Purchasing, and Director of Supply Chain Sustainability. Jackie also spent five years at the organization’s Asia Pacific headquarters in Shanghai, China, after initially joining Ford in 2006 as a Buyer in Melbourne, Australia.

Along with her professional accomplishments at Ford, Jackie previously served on the AIAG Board of Directors, and is a current board member for the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), which supports women owned businesses in the United States. Jackie also holds a BS in Marketing and International Business from Pennsylvania State University, and a Master of Applied Commerce in Marketing from the University of Melbourne.

Interested in finding out more? Visit the AIAG Store now for complete agenda details, and be sure to reserve your spot soon for this year’s event!



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