Prof. Matthew Waller
Sam M. Walton College of Business
Prof. Matthew A. Waller, is the Dean of the Sam M. Walton College of Business, Sam M. Walton Leadership Chair, and Professor of Supply Chain Management. Received the 2020 Distinguished Service Award from the Council of Supply Chain Management.
Dr. Dirk Holbach
Chief Supply Chain Officer, Henkel
Dr. Dirk Holbach , with almost 25 years of experience in Supply Chain, Operations, Purchasing and Sales, Dr. Holbach has held various roles on a local, regional and global level at Henkel in the different business areas. After finishing his master degree he started 1996 in Corporate Purchasing followed by assignments in Germany. Having finished his Ph.D. during a sabbatical period he moved 2002 to Mexico integrating two newly acquired businesses. Thereafter he returned to the headquarter being in charge of global purchasing for the Laundry & Home Care business for several years until 2007. Dr. Holbach took over thereafter the global supply chain steering for the Laundry & Home Care business, and few years later the global responsibility for manufacturing operations. Since 2014 he successfully leads the entire Supply Chain & Operations unit for the Laundry & Home care division.