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Working Abroad - A Supply Chain Perspective in Current Times

What does it take to become a supply chain professional and embark on an international career?

Is the possibility of working abroad something that appeals to you? Are you wondering whether there is value in getting a global experience? Do you want to develop a perspective on how different work can be in another culture? 

Join us in an open, candid (and sometimes fun!) discussion with Antonio Galvao, CSCP, Vice President, Supply Chain at Sealed Air Inc. who will present some of the challenges and opportunities he faced while living in 5 different countries since the beginning of his career in the early 90's. Learn more about what capabilities and knowledge you should pursue before embarking in this journey and get some real-life advice about what it takes to build a global career. Get ready for the discussion and bring any questions or concerns you might have as Antonio will ensure we have time at the end to address them.

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About the Presenter

Antonio L Galvao Costa, CSCP

Antonio has more than 23 years of experience encompassing planning, logistics, sourcing, engineering, manufacturing, product portfolio management, marketing operations and a proven track record of managerial success in generating multimillion dollar cost savings and double-digit percentage improvements in both customer service levels and productivity. He has lived and worked in Brazil, England, United States, Switzerland and Netherlands leading local, regional and global teams. In his current role since 2013, as Vice President Supply Chain, he is leading two transformation initiatives in the external manufacturing and planning areas for Sealed Air Inc.

Antonio has a degree in Production Engineering and MBA from UFRJ in Brazil. He has also been the author of the “Working Green” department of APICS magazine since July 2008 and has presented at several conferences and seminars across the United States, Europe and Asia. He has served on the APICS Foundation Board since 2014 and has been a member of APICS Conference Content Committee since 2010.