Pleasanton, California (EastBayDaily) — Steelwedge, the leader in cloud sales and operations planning (S&OP) and demand planning solutions, today announced that it presented its first annual Tom Wallace S&OP Leadership Awards to HP and Mike Robie of Baker Hughes Incorporated. The awards recognize excellence in the field of sales and operations planning, and are named in honor of Tom Wallace, the renowned S&OP pioneer, consultant and author. A committee of Steelwedge executives determined the winners.
Robie, Senior Director, S&OP at Baker Hughes, received the S&OP Leadership Award, which recognizes an individual who has demonstrated leadership championing S&OP within his or her company. Robie has spent 37 years with Baker Hughes and is responsible for the efforts to balance supply and demand for the eight major product lines within Baker Hughes.
HP received the Tom Wallace S&OP Innovation Award, which recognizes a company for its innovative use of technology to advance the art and science of S&OP to drive overall company performance.
“HP is proud to be a proven leader in supply chain innovation,” said Mark Bakker, Vice President, PPS AMS Operations, HP. “It’s a continuous journey for us. We are focused on building state-of-the-art systems and processes to allow us to manage our end-to-end supply chains. Winning the Tom Wallace S&OP Innovation Award is a tremendous honor because it validates the path we are on. The award reflects the significant contributions of innumerable HP team members that have shared in leveraging S&OP to achieve greater business efficiency and effectiveness.”
“We have many customers who are accomplishing game-changing benefits with S&OP, and both Mike Robie and HP represent the upper echelon of those S&OP leaders,” said Andres Botero, Steelwedge Chief Marketing Officer. “We are truly proud to recognize the achievements of our customers while also honoring the many contributions Tom Wallace has made to the field of S&OP by giving these awards in his name.”
Steelwedge Software is the leading Integrated Business Planning solution provider. Steelwedge’s cloud-based Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) software solutions connect people, process and technology to power a single view of a company’s business. In a volatile global business environment, that single line of sight powers reliable “what-if” scenario modeling and mobile analytics to pinpoint the financial impact of supply-demand trade-offs. Some of the world's largest manufacturing companies including HP, Jaguar Land Rover, Lenovo, and Monsanto, trust Steelwedge to help them mitigate risk and rapidly adapt to global economic, political and environmental change through best-in-class S&OP. Visit http://www.steelwedge.com.