|[November 14, 2017]
Grant Thornton taps Jonathan Eaton to lead Supply Chain Management practice
Grant Thornton LLP has named Jonathan Eaton (News - Alert) as the firm's national
Supply Chain Management practice leader.
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Jonathan Eaton (Photo: Business Wire)
In this role, Eaton will oversee the delivery of the firm's supply chain
services offerings, including strategy and transformation, integrated
demand and supply planning, strategic sourcing and procurement
solutions, analytics and visibility solutions, as well as transportation
and network optimization.
"Jonathan has a unique ability to help clients define their supply chain
strategy in response to changing market conditions and other disruptive
forces," said Mike Ward, national managing principal of Business
Consulting and Technology for Grant Thornton (News - Alert). "Furthermore, he
understands that each client need is different and that listening is he
first step for finding a solution. Grant Thornton is thrilled to have
Jonathan lead our outstanding team."
Eaton comes to Grant Thornton as a proven leader with more than 20 years
of experience counseling clients on rapidly changing business landscapes
and developing supply chain strategies that support positive business
results. He has a track record of success transforming supply chains in
a variety of industries, such as consumer and industrial products, food
and beverage, retail, auto, oil and gas, life sciences, technology and
Eaton is a member of the University of Tennessee Supply Chain Forum,
Michigan State University Supply Chain Management Council, Supply Chain
Leaders in Action, the Council of SC Management Professionals and the
Grocery Manufacturers Association.
He received a master's of business administration degree from the
University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a bachelor's degree from
the University of Tennessee. Prior to joining Grant Thornton, he was an
Industry Supply Chain partner at Chainalytics LLC.
About Grant Thornton LLP
Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant
Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant
Thornton International Ltd, one of the world's leading organizations of
independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton, which has
revenues in excess of $1.7 billion and operates 59 offices, works with a
broad range of dynamic publicly and privately held companies, government
agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations.
"Grant Thornton" refers to Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm
of Grant Thornton International Ltd (GTIL). GTIL and the member firms
are not a worldwide partnership. Services are delivered by the member
firms. GTIL and its member firms are not agents of, and do not obligate,
one another and are not liable for one another's acts or omissions.
Please see grantthornton.com for further details.
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