A Bird’s-Eye View of Supply Chain at Mattel with Peter Gibbons

By devsupplyinsights | November 7th, 2013

Peter Gibbons, EVP Global Operations of Mattel is this week’s guest on Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights. Lora Cecere interviews Peter as he shares his insights on supply chain excellence, talent and the future of supply chain in the Race for 2020 for the $7 billion toy company.

Hear insights from Peter Gibbons, EVP Global Operation of Mattel in this week’s Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights. Peter has an extensive work history in supply chain that is kind-heartedly joked by Lora as “paint to Barbie and a little coffee in between” noting his experiences at Glidden and Starbucks as well. Lora asks a series of questions for Peter to define the now and the future of supply chain at Mattel including how he defines supply chain excellence, how they tackle the great supply chain talent gap, and what’s important for them to compete in the race for supply chain 2020. Hear interesting sound bytes from Peter including this on how Mattel attempts to retain talent, “treat people well and give them exciting opportunities.”

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