Oliver Wight Americas, the world’s leading business improvement consultancy, recently announced the election of Carolinas based principal and strategic growth expert, Jimmy Dixon, to its Board of Directors. Dixon is a consultant and educator with Oliver Wight Americas, providing companies with guidance in their development of global Integrated Business Planning (Advanced Sales and Operations Planning).
Dixon joined Oliver Wight Americas in 2011 with extensive senior management experience within global pharmaceuticals and nuclear fuel manufacturing. Since joining Oliver Wight Americas, he has provided counsel to C-Level leadership teams of diverse global manufacturers including consumer goods, medical devices, food and beverage, and industrial equipment.
Prior to joining Oliver Wight Americas, Dixon served as the Vice President of Global Supply Chain with Westinghouse Electric in Columbia, South Carolina, where he developed and led the global sales and operations planning process and integrated supply chain strategy. The majority of his corporate leadership expertise was developed with GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals in Raleigh, NC, where he spent 18 years progressing to a senior director role overseeing U.S. distribution, transportation, and import/export functions.
Dixon has held key executive positions as a global supply chain management expert responsible for improving profits, enhancing value, and delivering savings. His involvement in enterprise-level planning and decision making with top-tier executives has delivered multi-millions in cost savings. He has helped companies overcome complex business challenges and make high-stakes decisions within fast-paced, high-pressure environments. Dixon supports clients internationally and is based in Columbia, SC. He holds a BS in Industrial Technology from East.
About Oliver Wight
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. www.oliverwight-americas.com.