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Jay Kent has more than 30 years of experience in Logistics with deep expertise in ecommerce, transportation, operations, strategy, supply chain, inventory planning and much more. He is currently the Managing Director at SLBperformance, a company dedicated to implementing cost savings initiatives that reduce your costs, improve shareholder value and drive customer satisfaction. Prior to his current role, Jay was the Chief Supply Chain Officer for General Nutrition Centers (GNC), responsible for end-to-end supply chain from raw material procurement to final mile delivery to the customer. GNC operates over 9100 stores worldwide in over 50 countries.
Jay was responsible for strategy/design, execution and supply chain transformation for several companies in his career, including senior executive leadership positions for Kohl’s Department Stores, Linens N Things, Macy’s, Toys R Us and Tiger Direct. Jay serves on the Supply Chain Advisory Board for the Katz Business School at the University of Pittsburgh, the Supply Chain Leaders Council for Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and is a speaker at conferences throughout the US on a multitude of topics that affect business leaders today. Jay has a B.A. in Economics from Ripon College.