Alcott Global Podcast: Importance of Supply Chain in Stationery Industry

Aug 01, 2022

In an episode of Leaders in Supply Chain Podcast Latin America, Xabier Basañez, Managing Director LATAM of Alcott Global interviewed Mario Berra, SVP Americas & Global Manufacturing at BIC

Listen to the full episode here.

Key highlights of this episode:

  • Mario’s initial career path and journey

  • New career experience with BIC

  • Importance of the supply chain processes

  • Digital transformation of supply chain in BIC

  • Skills important for SCCO to lead an organization

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In this episode, Mario shared his initial career with Daewoo Electronics and Peterson Springs. He also talked about his journey with LG Electronics, being accountable for the manufacturing operation, and his initial steps in the refrigeration world and its supply chain. Until changing to a new challenge in Samsung and discussing the boom of electronics during that period. He also shared moving to new roles in Electrolux as Operation Manager and later Operation Director, until becoming a Plant Manager. Finally, on his career journey, he shared the new experiences he had when he joined BIC- sharing some of the challenges he faced, having bigger responsibilities, and the digital transformation inside the organization.

As a Senior Vice President in Americas and Global Manufacturing, he shared his views on the importance of supply chain processes for the business. Lastly, he shared what skills an SCCO should have to lead their organization and team.

About Mario Berra

Mario Berra is the SVP Americas & Global Manufacturing at BIC for the last 2 years, based in Mexico. Previously, Mario performed as a VP of Manufacturing Americas and also Industrial Director Stationery Americas. Before joining BIC, he worked at Electrolux as a Plant Manager for over 2 years, and also previous responsibilities as Operations Director and Operations Manager. He also worked at Samsung Electronics as a Production Manager and LG Electronics as a Manufacturing Manager in the Refrigeration industry. He is a Production Industrial Engineer.

About Leaders in Supply Chain Podcast Latin America

Leaders in Supply Chain Podcast Latin America brings together some of the best entrepreneurs, experts, and executives in the supply chain space to share their perspective on the current trends, their stories about success and failure, and how they attract and recruit talent. 

The host, Xabier Basañez is a Supply Chain expert well rounded from end to end through different types of industry: FMCG, Logistics, 3PL and also in Retail. He is a natural Processes synchronizer to strengthen organization operations. He loves to connect supply chain professionals to create spaces for discussion and analysis, focusing on LATAM & USA.

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