Driving operational excellence and innovation across the supply chain

Wolfgang Hoffman has over 25 years of experience creating world class operations. Wolfgang has expertise  working across functions within the supply chain to align processes, objectives, and KPIs to meet consumer expectations. Wolfgang has lead large transformational initiatives through all lifecycle phases from corporate strategic planning, business case development, funding, business and technology requirements development, solution design, testing, deployment, stabilization and transition management.  Along with his broad supply chain understanding, Wolfgang has deep knowledge of Sourcing, Supply Planning, Demand Planning, and Inventory Management. He is valued for his ability to create and articulate a clear and understandable strategic vision while also driving deep enough into details to understand the realities of execution and what needs to change to operate more effectively. He has an amazing grasp of the end-to-end supply chain and is comfortable interfacing with leaders at all levels – from executives to subject matter experts.  He has a passion for helping businesses and brands unlock the potential of their supply chains to meet the expectations of today’s digital consumer.

Experience

  • Nike Inc – Director of Responsive Supply and Demand Planning
    • Held multiple global supply chain leadership roles over a 25 year tenure.  Most recently led the transition of key products and business segments representing 25% of total business from traditional futures based wholesale processes to responsive and replenishment based procurement and fulfillment processes that included shifts from primarily wholesale to a higher percentage of direct to consumer fulfillment. Previous responsibilities include, global process strategy development and deployment, sourcing, supplier management, procurement, inventory management, demand planning, supply planning, logistics.

Specialization

  • Responsive Supply Chain
  • Replenishment
  • Sourcing and Manufacturing
  • Supply and Inventory Planning
  • Procurement and Purchasing

Expertise

  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Global Operations
  • Process Architecture
  • Integrated Business Planning
  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Lean Process

Clients Include

  • Nike

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