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Michael Burnette

Michael Burnette

Fellow, Global Supply Chain Institute

Michael H. Burnette is a Global Supply Chain Institute fellow at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Burnette came to UT after a 33-year career as a supply chain executive at Procter and Gamble. Most recently, he was the P&G Global Supply Chain leader for Skin Care ($2 billion+ Olay brand) and P&G Global Supply Chain Leader for Hair Care ($4 billion Pantene and Herbal Essence brands). His supply chain leadership and expertise include supply strategy/design, manufacturing, logistics, innovation, PLCM, acquisitions and human resources.

Burnette teaches supply chain courses and manages multiple GSCI projects, including coordinating and publishing white papers based on research conducted between UT faculty and industry leaders. He is a consultant, speaker and co-author of the book Supply Chain Game Changers.


Executive Education


Global Supply Chain Institute


1980 Tennessee Tech University, B.S., Industrial Engineering