Expertise in supply chain strengthens company’s global operations
CALGARY, Alberta --- January 18, 2008 --- SMART Technologies announces the appointment of Stephen Arnaud to the position of director, supply chain management. In this newly created position, Arnaud will work with the global operations team to oversee supply chain management strategies and strengthen tactical supply chain performance. He will be based in Calgary and lead the company’s global procurement, material planning, warehouse and logistics.
An accomplished professional with international experience, Arnaud comes to SMART well suited for this senior role. His has held positions with a number of Fortune 500 technology companies in North America and Europe. Arnaud has an associate degree in marketing and a degree in business administration. He has completed an executive program in supply chain management, and his in-depth knowledge and insight will allow SMART to expand its operations.
“SMART has a sustained track record of outstanding growth,” says Arnaud. “I am pleased to join the company to help drive that growth even further and build on SMART’s leadership position.”
“We are pleased to welcome such an experienced professional to the operations management team,” says Tom Hodson, SMART’s president and COO. “Stephen’s background with technology companies and his vast operational expertise will be extremely valuable in helping SMART strengthen its global market position.”