Robert Mather

Supply Chain Manufacturing

  • Global Operations leader with over 20 years of leading and improving supply chains, manufacturing, acquisition integration, and driving operational excellence globally.
  • VP Global Supply Chain at Stanley Black & Decker. I lead all the supply chain improvements that set up the acquisition of Black & Decker. Then I was chosen to lead the global supply chain for Stanley Black & Decker and was responsible for the combined company’s global supply chain integration and all improvements.  
  • VP Global Operations at Stanley Black & Decker.  I lead Global Operations for the Hand Tool & Storage BU and Power Tool Accessory BU. Directly responsible for 12 Plants (4000 to 5000 people) and all Supply Planning for both business units.
  • VP Advanced Manufacturing at Stanley Black & Decker.  Led the SBD global lean operations transformation for 150 sites globally.
Areas of Expertise
  • Areas of expertise include Supply Chain: Supply Chain integration, Global S&OP: Demand Planning & Supply Planning (inventory management, service levels improvement), customer service (B2B and B&C, distribution. Manufacturing: Global manufacturing and sourcing strategy development, plant turnaround, Creating value utilizing Lean and I4.0 technology to reduce lead time and deliver productivity, Acquisition due diligence, EH&S, Sustainability.