TMX appoints supply chain leader Linda Venables as strategic advisor

05 December 2023 Consultancy.com.au 2 min. read
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Global supply chain consultancy TMX has appointed former PwC and Woolworths supply chain leader Linda Venables as a Strategic Advisor.

Linda Venables joins TMX after three years with PwC, two of which were spent as the consultancy’s first ever Chief Supply Chain Officer.

With over 25 years of experience in designing and leading large-scale business transformation, as well as deploying automation systems, Venables is well known in the supply chain industry.

TMX appoints supply chain leader Linda Venables as strategic advisor

Before her spelt at PwC, Venables held senior roles in supply chain for Woolworths and Metcash, where she played a driving role in the transforming he grocery and liquor wholesaler’s supply chain. Prior to moving to Australia, Venables worked in the United Kingdom and Europe for 3M, MasterFoods, and deployed ERP solutions across Nestle, before moving into the third party logistics sector with DHL.

Commenting on her move to TMX, Venables said: “I am looking forward to contributing my own knowledge to a team made up of experts with decades of industry experience in network and warehouse design, freight and logistics, planning and property. The collective intellectual property and end-to-end capability within TMX is impressive.”

“My aim is to help TMX clients ‘see around corners’ and to prepare for what lies ahead. Supply chains are increasingly complex, and strategic thinking and long-range planning have never been more important. With changing customer demands, emerging environmental and social legislation, and a constantly changing risk landscape, future-proofing supply chains has to be front of mind for executives and boards.”

Travis Erridge, the CEO of TMX, said the board is delighted to welcome a high-profile leader with calibre of Venables. “Her diverse working career, extensive industry experience, and passion for mentoring talent will be highly valuable,” he said. “We’re fortunate to be able to attract such great talent.”