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Rob Barrett

Rob Barrett

Principal, Advisory/Supply Chain Leader, KPMG US

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Brian Higgins

Brian Higgins

Principal, Advisory/Customer and Operations, KPMG US

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Voice of the CSCO | Domino effect: Keeping supply chains balanced as tensions rise 

September 2022

KPMG hosted the latest in a series of peer group exchanges during which chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) across multiple industries participated in a discussion about combatting internal and external supply chain pressures. Rob Barrett, U.S. Supply Chain Advisory leader, and Brian Higgins, U.S. Customer and Operations leader, were joined by Meagan Martin, an economist with KPMG Economics.

Voice of the CSCO | Supply chain visibility: The quest for more timely insights 

August 2022

KPMG LLP hosted a cross-industry group of chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) in a discussion about supply chain visibility. Rob Barrett, U.S. Supply Chain Advisory Leader, led the discussion; Brian Higgins, U.S. Customer and Operations Leader; and Neeraj Verma, Principal, U.S. Supply Chain Execution Leader, joined to provide subject matter insights.

Voice of the CSCO | Making short-term fixes, targeting long-term insights

May 2022

KPMG convened chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) across industries in a discussion about enduring the ongoing disruption without putting aside plans to make lasting improvements to supply chain operations and execution. Rob Barrett, U.S. Supply Chain Advisory Leader; Brian Higgins, U.S. Supply Chain Operations Leader; and Jim Lee, U.S. Supply Chain AI Leader, provided subject matter insights.

Voice of the CSCO | A premium on resilience

March 2022

KPMG convened a cross-industry group of chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) to discuss top agenda items in today’s disruptive operating environment: managing evolving cyber threats; improving supply chain visibility; driving sustainability profitably; and embracing technology to confront labor challenges. From KPMG, Rob Barrett, U.S. Supply Chain Advisory leader, Brian Higgins, U.S. Supply Chain Operations leader, and Jonathan Dambrot, U.S. Leader for Third-party Security, led the discussion.

Voice of the CSCO | Surmounting supply chain snags

December 2021

KPMG hosted a cross-industry group of chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) to discuss key trends in the evolving supply-chain landscape: disruption and volatility; inflation; labor competition; and attention on environmental, social, and governance (ESG). From KPMG, Rob Barrett, U.S. Supply Chain Advisory leader, and Brian Higgins, U.S. Supply Chain Operations leader, led the discussion.

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