Women’s supply chain leadership organization to recognize
achievements of Schneider Electric’s Annette Clayton and Intel’s Jackie
DES PLAINES, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AWESOME
(Achieving Women’s Excellence in Supply Chain Operations, Management and
Education) will present the AWESOME Legendary Leadership (ALL) Award to
two highly accomplished supply chain leaders: Annette Clayton,
Executive Vice President & Chief Supply Chain Officer of Schneider
Electric, and Jackie Sturm, VP and General Manager of Global
Supply Management Group, Intel Corporation.
Annette Clayton is responsible for a 12 billion euro operation comprised
of 90,000 employees and more than 218 manufacturing factories and 100
distribution centers in 44 countries. She also oversees the company’s
India Commercial Sales zone and the Customer Satisfaction & Quality
Environment & Real Estate organizations.
Jackie Sturm is responsible for all of Intel’s strategic sourcing and
procurement worldwide, delivering on solutions that meet stringent
objectives across a complex and diverse set of businesses, technologies,
and supply ecosystems. Her organization is a 7-time winner of Intel’s
prestigious Intel Quality and Achievement Awards and was most recently
cited by Gartner as #4 in its Top 25 Global Supply Chains.
“More women are entering our field and watching to see how possible it
is for women to advance to the highest levels of leadership,” said Nancy
Nix, AWESOME Executive Director. “Although our profession has been
traditionally male, these impressive leaders are changing minds about
who can lead. They are also outstanding because of their commitment to
changing opportunities for other women — their peers and the next
The ALL Award was created in 2014 to recognize women supply chain
leaders who have achieved extraordinary professional excellence and
success, addressed challenges impacting opportunities for women in our
field, and advanced the changing landscape of women’s supply chain
The 2016 award presentation will take place on April 27, opening night
of the 2016
AWESOME Symposium being held April 27-29 at Nike World Headquarters
near Portland, Oregon. NIKE, Inc. is the 2016 Symposium Host Sponsor.
AWESOME also will present its 2016 Company Leadership Award to Schneider
Electric and Intel Corporation for creating environments where women are
encouraged to excel and advance.
AWESOME is an industry-wide women’s leadership organization focused on
advancing and transforming the future of supply chain leadership. AWESOME
was founded in 2013 by Ann Drake, CEO of DSC Logistics, and has since
grown to be a network of more than 750 women in senior supply chain
leadership roles. The group’s initiatives also include providing supply
chain speakers for panels powered by AWESOME and distributing Reality
Check, a listening-based record of discussions at AWESOME events.
For more information: www.awesomeleaders.org.