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Jon Holztrager

Jon Holztrager

Executive Director, Supply Chain Graduate and Executive Education; Lecturer
Office Location: Room - 624, Haslam Business Building (865) 974-1641

Jon Holztrager oversees graduate and executive education for the Department of Supply Chain Management and is the executive-in-residence for the Global Supply Chain Institute.

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, Holztrager held senior roles with multisite executive responsibility for various regional, North American and global supply chain operating groups. He has experience in pulp and paper, consumer disposables, consumer electronics and electric utility sectors. Most of his 35-year industry career was spent with Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Sony and the Tennessee Valley Authority.

In addition to steering graduate education and supply chain partnerships, Holztrager teaches operations, emphasizing practical aspects of leading manufacturing, purchasing, distribution and transportation teams. He also works closely with Supply Chain Forum partners and other companies engaged in recruiting, organizational development and operations improvement with the university. Additionally, he serves as a customer emeritus board member for Dallas-based ISNetworld.


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