David Smith

David Smith

Vice President of Supply Chain and Operations Planning

David is an accomplished supply chain professional with specific emphasis in planning, logistics and procurement. David started his career with Motorola performing various supply chain and operations roles. During his time at Motorola, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Elmhurst College. While at Motorola David was recruited by ConAgra Foods to lead their Logistics Procurement team. During his time at ConAgra, David helped develop and implement a centralized supply chain function while earning an MBA from Northern Illinois University. Dave left ConAgra to join BP plc in their Procurement and Supply Chaim Management group where he led various teams in supply chain activities. Most recently David joined us from Baxalta, the bioscience spin-ff of Baxter Health Care, where he was the Global Lead for Procurement Programs. David earned and maintains the title of Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) as designated by the Institute of Supply Management. David currently resides in Crystal Lake, IL with his wife Melissa and their 3 young boys.