Alcott Global Podcast: Ju...

Alcott Global Podcast: Juan Carlos Parada, EVP Supply Chain Europe at Unilever

Jan 31, 2022

In an episode of Leaders in Supply Chain Podcast Latin America, Xabier Basañez, Managing Director LATAM of Alcott Global interviewed Juan Carlos Parada, EVP Supply Chain Europe At Unilever .  

Listen to the full episode here.

Key highlights of this episode:

  • Initial times with Procter & Gamble

  • Manufacturing and Supply Chain roles in Venezuela

  • Starting a new adventure with Unilever

  • What skills is considered most important for a supply chain leader

In this episode, Juan Carlos Parada shared some of his adventures throughout his career- from working with Procter & Gamble to starting a new adventure with Unilever. During his initial years, he had a couple of manufacturing and supply chain roles in Venezuela. In addition, Juan Carlos shared what is the situation of digital transformation in Unilever and what skills they consider important when leading and building teams. 

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About Juan Carlos Parada

Juan Carlos Parada is the European Supply Chain EVP at Unilever based in the Netherlands. Previously, he served as Head of Supply Chain for Latin America in Argentina as well as VP of Global Procurement for the chemicals area. He previously was in Brazil as VP of Supply Chain operations and Route to Market strategy, as well as VP of Supply chain for America.

Prior to Unilever, Juan Carlos Parada worked at Procter & Gamble for more than 25 years, where his last responsibility was Global Director of Supply Chain for the Beauty category.

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 trhough different types of industry: FMCG, Logistics, 3PL and also in Retail. He is a natural Processes synchronizer to strengthening organization operations. He love connect Supply chain proffesionals to create spaces for discussion and analysis, focusing in LATAM & USA.

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