Jon Holztrager

Jon Holztrager

Department: Supply Chain Management

Center: Global Supply Chain Institute

Title: Director of Supply Chain Partnerships

Jon Holztrager is Director of Supply Chain Partnerships and an adjunct faculty member with the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee.

He is an accomplished supply-chain professional with expertise in total delivered cost reduction, operating asset strategy, supply chain transformation and best-in-class supply-chain results. Jon held senior roles with multi-site, executive responsibility for  various regional, North American, and global  supply chain operating groups. He has experience in pulp & paper, consumer disposables, consumer electronics, and electric utility sectors. The majority of his 35 year career was spent with Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Sony, and the Tennessee Valley Authority – the Nation’s largest public power provider.

Jon now teaches supply chain operations with an emphasis on practical aspects of leading manufacturing, purchasing, distribution, and transportation teams. He also works closely with UT Supply Chain Forum members and other companies who are engaged  in recruiting, organization development, and operations improvement. Additionally he serves as a Customer Emeritus Board member for Dallas-based ISNetworld.