Mary Adamy, an Oliver Wight business advisor based in Lebanon, NJ, is a consultant and educator providing companies guidance in Demand Management and Integrated Business Planning (S&OP) practices. Mary has a concentration of experience with CPG companies, having spent 20 years in industry including 10 years at Kraft Foods and Nabisco.
While she specializes in Demand Management principles, Mary has held numerous positions across all Supply Chain disciplines. As an internal consultant at Kraft Foods, Mary played a lead role in Kraft’s global S&OP implementation as well as the Demand Planning Best Practices lead for Kraft North America. Additionally Mary has held roles responsible for integrating process and technology for demand planning and distribution planning software.
As a consultant, Mary has given guidance and facilitated process redesign for a variety of companies from fast-moving consumer goods to high-volume commodity chemicals. Her clients include: The Hershey Company, General Mills, New Balance, DuPont, Mondelez International, Del Monte, Rich Foods, Molson-Coors, Covidien Pharmaceuticals, Qualitest Pharmaceuticals, Diageo, and Campbell’s.
Mary enjoys driving change in companies through people and behavior coaching, with an emphasis on developing both cultural transformation as well as improvements in critical KPIs. Mary has significant experience in defining roles, responsibilities, and accountabilities in complex matrix environments and facilitating both IBP and organization design considerations to achieve company goals.
Mary has been a speaker at numerous industry events on both the subject of IBP and Demand Management, successfully leading the S&OP track for the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ annual conference in 2011.
Prior to joining Oliver Wight, Mary was a charter member of an industry S&OP Benchmarking Group with companies including Hershey, Kimberly-Clark, Campbell Soup, Exxon, Con-Agra, Wyeth Pharmaceutical, and Brown-Forman.
Mary received her MBA from Rutgers University and a BS in Business Logistics from Penn State University, where she graduated with honors.