October 11, 2013

Jeanette Grider

Center for Supply Chain Distinguished Guest Lecture

Members of the SLU community are invited to attend the event as guests of the Center for Supply Chain Management.

Event Details: 11:00 a.m., October 17, St. Francis Xavier College Church Ballroom, 3628 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO, 63108-3394

The Center for Supply Chain Management at Saint Louis University's John Cook School of Business will host the 2013 Distinguished Guest Lecture Series Thursday, Oct. 17, in the lower level ballroom at St. Francis Xavier College Church, 3628 Lindell Boulevard at Grand.

James O'Neill

The event begins with registration at 11 a.m. followed by lunch and a presentation by guest speaker and honoree James O'Neill, president of Boeing's Global Services & Support (GS&S).

O'Neill is the president of Boeing's Global Services & Support (GS&S), a business unit of Boeing Defense, Space & Security. This thriving business provides customers worldwide with a full spectrum of versatile products, services and total lifecycle solutions. GS&S is the Department of Defense's largest performance-based logistics contractor and an industry leader in providing sustainment solutions for Boeing and select non-Boeing platforms.

GS&S has more than 16,000 employees working in 295 locations around the world working to provide customers with unparalleled readiness and total life cycle solutions, including operations in Australia, Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom.

O'Neill began his career with Boeing in 1982 as a structural engineer on the F/A-18 Hornet program after receiving a bachelor's degree and master's degree in civil engineering from the University of Missouri. He also has an EMBA from the University of Washington and is a member of the Royal Aeronautical Society.

The event also will include presentations to several scholarship recipients.

  • Nicholas Langan: Advisory Board Scholarship
  • Albert Komloso: Hamilton-Colombo Scholarship
  • James Tyler Wheeler: Purina Scholarship
  • Aaron Applebaum: Energizer Scholarship

Advanced registration is required for the event. Tickets for non-center members are $35. To RSVP, visit https://dgss13.eventbrite.com/.

For additional information contact the Center for Supply Chain Management at (314) 977-3617 or cscms@slu.edu.

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