Global Director – Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Supply Chain Investments
John M Walker is a Global Procurement Director and Head of Mondelēz International’s Asset and Investment Strategy, with emphasis on manufacturing systems, automation and supply chain infrastructure. Prior to Mondelēz, Walker founded Procurement Tutor, an on-line purchasing and supply chain skills assessment tool which helps companies identify individual and team development needs. He began his career in the automotive industry, and has experience in the supply base (such as AMP and Faurecia) but also with OEMs Ford, Mazda and Peugeot. For the past decade he has led industrial Procurement organizations with companies such as ABB, SBB and Buhler, with primary focus on Process and Packaging Engineering. He holds an undergraduate degree from The Wharton School in Philadelphia and graduate degrees from Carnegie Mellon University and the Tepper School of Business.