Canadian Plastics
News

Supply Chain Management Association names new president and CEO

The Toronto-based industry association has appointed Christian Alan Buhagiar to the role.


Print this page

February 10, 2017 by Canadian Plastics

Toronto-based industry group Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) has appointed Christian Alan Buhagiar as its new president and CEO.

Christian Alan Buhagiar.

Buhagiar was most previously vice president of education with the Institute of Corporate Directors. In addition, he has served as the director of research planning, communications and government relations at Toronto-based York University. He has also held positions in several portfolios in the public sector, including serving in both the Ontario and federal governments.

“Supply chain management has become an increasingly important role over the years. The skills required for supply chain professionals to make sure organizations can operate efficiently, robustly, and responsibly have also evolved,” said Mike Whelan, chair, SCMA board of directors. “Christian’s experience in education will be a major asset for us as we look to build on our work to date in helping our members develop the skills both they and their organizations need to be successful.”

The SCMA is Canada’s largest association for supply chain management professionals, representing 7,500 members in roles that cover sourcing, procurement, logistics, inventory, and contract management.