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article image Clockwise from top left: Air Vice-Marshal Margaret Staib, George Bearzot, Mary Porter and Dr Daryll Hull

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The Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) will be officially launching their Australian Capital Territory and Southern New South Wales division on the 28th of October at a breakfast function at the National Press Club of Australia.  

Speakers for the morning will include:  

Air Vice-Marshal Margaret Staib, AM, CSC Commander Joint Logistics

Air Vice-Marshal Margaret Staib was appointed Commander Joint Logistics in January 2010 and is accountable for the oversight and assurance of the Defence logistics capability as Australia’s Senior Defence Strategic Logistician.  

Now as Commander Joint Logistics Air Vice-Marshal Staib is responsible for implementing significant White Paper reforms that will transform Defence logistics.  

Her early career as an Officer in the Royal Australian Air Force provided Air Vice-Marshal Staib with experience in base level logistics including facilities management, stock control as well as provisioning and maintenance for the C130, B707 and Caribou fleets.  

George Bearzot, Logistics Director, Lion Nathan

After an engineering degree and an MBA from Monash University, George Bearzot’s career led to a number of leadership roles, both overseas and in Australia.  

These included aerospace engineering at British Aerospace (UK), engineering and production management at Heinz Australia as well as production and logistics at Unilever Australia and Unilever NV (Rotterdam). Since 2000, he has been Logistics Director for Lion Nathan Australia.  

George will present a paper on ‘Shaping the Supply Chain for great customer service, best cost and rapid innovation’.  

Mary Porter AM MLA, Member for Ginninderra

Mary Porter is the Deputy Speaker, and sits on three Standing Committees including as the Chair of the Standing Committee on Planning and Public Works and Territory and Municipal Services (PPW and TAMS).  

Dr Daryll Hull, Managing Director, Transport and Logistics Centre

As the Foundation Director of the Centre, Daryll has been guiding the Centre’s programs since 2002 in conjunction with State and Commonwealth Governments as well as public and private industry and academe.  

Daryll Hull is presently a Visiting Professor at the University of New South Wales in the Australian School of Business. He is a member of the Management Committee of the UNSW Industrial Relations Research Centre (IRRC). He is also a Director of the Australian Logistics Council.  

Daryll will be speaking on The Certified Professional Logistician (CPL) programs, which provide a benchmark of excellence for measuring capability and proficiency within the profession of logistics and supply chain management. The CPL program represents the hallmark of logistics professionalism.

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