New supply chain director appointed at Mars Wrigley Australia

Announced yesterday, Mars Wrigley Australia has appointed Chris Georgiou as the new supply chain director. This change is aimed to progress Mars Wrigley’s supply chain transformations while advancing their Australian manufacturing sector.

Georgiou’s role will be leading the supply chain headquartered in Victoria while increasing customer focus and improving integration and agility of the supply chain.

“Chris’ energy, resilience and strategic capability, coupled with his hands-on operational experience, make him a strong fit to lead our supply chain function that is critical to supporting our ambitions to produce more locally-made treats and snacks,” said Andrew Leakey, general manager of Mars Wrigley Australia.

Georgiou has had over a decade’s experience working in FMCG and hospitality sectors supply chains including Grill’d and Coles Supermarket. At Coles Supermarket he worked as the Head of Supply Chain Fresh (Meat, Deli, Seafood, Convenience Meals) between 2015 to 2018.

Prior to that he worked at Accenture in London for ten years where he lead transformative business operations with clients such as Unilever, Airbus, Shell and Telstra.

“I’m delighted to be joining the Mars Wrigley Australia team and the opportunity to work with a talented group of Associates while shaping the future of the treats and snacks business,” said Georgiou. “I look forward to collaborating closely with our customers and supply chain partners to deliver excellence in our supply chain with a focus on efficiency and delivering for our customers and consumers.”

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