Global Management Consulting Firm Oliver Wight Americas Adds a New Principal to Its Team
Business Management Consultant Todd Ferguson Will Bring Added Insight into Demand Management Best Practices
NEW LONDON, NH – October 4, 2012
Oliver Wight Americas, Inc., the global management consulting firm that pioneered Sales and Operations Planning/Integrated Business Planning and Integrated Supply Chain Planning, is pleased to announce that it has added a new business management consultant to its growing team of knowledgeable supply chain principals.
Todd Ferguson, demand management expert, is a consultant and educator providing guidance in Demand Management and Integrated Business Planning practices. Todd has solid experience across a number of industries – food manufacturing, medical devices, and oil and gas.
Todd’s most recent experience includes the implementation of a Demand Management function for an upstream oil and gas market leader. In this role, he drew on his skill as a Demand Planning expert to help define and continuously improve the company’s Integrated Business Planning process. Todd has a deep understanding of the underlying tools required to support an effective Demand Management process.
At a Fortune 500 global food manufacturer, Todd was tasked with building a consensus demand planning process. Individual planning books were configured for the sales force and, together with demand history and promotional activity, a composite forecast was created. As a forecasting coach, applicable metrics were established and reviewed through robust Business Intelligence Reporting, with family-level detail highlighted as part of the monthly Demand Review process.
Todd has presented on the subject of Demand Management at local APICS events as well as to university graduate-level classes. He holds a BA (Economics) from the University of British Columbia.
“The principals of Oliver Wight are honored to welcome this new business management consultant to our team,” said Dennis Groves, Chairman of Oliver Wight Americas. “He brings with him a strong background as a demand management expert in both a practitioner role and project leadership role which, in turn, helps us to accommodate the needs of our client companies even more effectively.” To learn more about Oliver Wight, please visit www.oliverwight-americas.com to discover how the business management consulting firm helps transform companies’ business processes.
About Oliver Wight Americas Inc.
Oliver Wight Americas’ principals have been both thought leaders and hands-on practitioners for over 40 years. As a global business management consulting and education firm, the company specializes in helping organizations work smarter, faster, and better than their competitors. Its principals are seasoned professionals who have real-world manufacturing experience. They are able to transfer this knowledge to the people at all levels of an organization, providing tools to help organizations internalize that knowledge and achieve a competitive advantage in the marketplace. The largest worldwide consultancy of its type, Oliver Wight has offices throughout Europe, North and South America, and the Asia/Pacific Region.