David Smith has been appointed as Commercial Supply Chain Manager for MBA Polymers, the world leading multinational plastics recycling company, effective from September 2012.
He will be based at the company’s UK headquarters at Sandy Lane, Worksop, Nottinghamshire. David joins MBA Polymers from Exxon Mobil where he held a number of roles in operations and led cultural and technology changes to improve global effectiveness, collaboration and business processes.
For three years he was Business Intelligence Group Head supporting economic decision making, and improving supply-chain systems and operational stewardship for ExxonMobil’s UK operations. He also had a special assignment within a global team to define leading-edge supply chain software and work processes.
Andrew Potter, Global Supply Chain Director for MBA commented, “We’re delighted that David has joined MBA. He brings significant profit-growth and project management experience and has proven management skills in an international environment.”
David was appointed a Chartered Chemical Engineer in 2010 and attended London Business School’s modular Executive Education Programme from 2003-2006.
His first degree was in Chemical Process Engineering from the University of Sheffield where he graduated in 2003. David was runner up in the national Science, Engineering & Technology Student of the Year Awards in 2003. His interests include outdoor pursuits such as adventure racing, (Royal Marines Commando Challenge and Questars), snowboarding and travel.