Shelley Stewart Jr. Elected to CAPS Research Board of Trustees
The CAPS Research Board of Trustees recently elected Shelley Stewart Jr., a supply management executive, to serve as a trustee. Stewart is senior vice president, operational excellence and chief procurement officer for Tyco International Ltd.
Stewart leads Tyco’s lean Six Sigma/lean, information technology, strategic sourcing, real estate/facilities and working capital initiatives. Prior to joining Tyco, he was senior vice president of supply chain management at Invensys plc, headquartered in London. In this position, Stewart provided leadership for the strategic sourcing as well as having overall responsibility for lean operational excellence. Before Invensys, Stewart was vice president of supply chain management with the Raytheon Co. and earlier spent 18 years with United Technologies Corp., in numerous senior level supply chain and operational positions.
CAPS Research is a supply management research organization affiliated with the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and the Institute for Supply Management. The Board of Trustees is responsible for setting overall operating policies and procedures and establishing key research programs.