International Transport Forum - 2014 annual summit Transport for a Changing World | 21-23 may 2014 - Leipsig, Germany | France presidency
Chris Tyas
Group Head of Supply Chains
Nestlé SA
Constructing Supply Chains of the Future: How Shifts in Global Economic Balance Affect Transport
09:00 - 10:30Thursday, 22 May 2014

Chris Tyas has been with Nestlé for 30 years predominately in manufacturing across Europe as a Factory Manager in his earlier years but also in Human Resources. For the last three years he has headed Supply Chain for Europe before becoming Head of Group Supply Chain from July 1st, 2013. He joined Supply Chain at its creation in the mid 1990’s, helping create the function in the UK before becoming Head of Supply Chain, IT and Business Services in the UK and Ireland. Chris has been active in many industry bodies being the former Vice Chairman of GS1 UK, the Co-Chair of ECR (Efficient Consumer Response) UK, whilst more recently being the Co-Chair of ECR Europe’s Supply Chain Committee. Tyas has been over 35 years' experience in the food industry, having begun his career in procurement with the Mars Group.