Mars Wrigley Australia has appointed Chris Georgiou as its supply chain director. The company said Georgiou will drive the company’s supply chain transformation and its commitment to Australian manufacturing.
Mars Wrigley general manager Andrew Leakey said Georgiou has been brought in to “strategically and operationally advance Mars Wrigley towards a more customer focused, and enterprise orientated mind set as well as develop a more integrated and agile supply chain”.
Georgiou has more than a decade of experience as a retail supply chain leader across FMCG and hospitality sectors. His most recent role was general manager supply at Grill’d, where he was responsible for the supply chain across its 140 restaurants. Prior to that he was head of supply chain fresh for Coles Supermarkets.
Leakey said: “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.”
Georgiou said he was looking forward to shaping the future of the treats and snacks business.
He said: “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.”