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CIFST Ontario Section Presents: The Broken Supply Chain

  • 18 Nov 2021
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Webinar


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CIFST Ontario Section Presents: The Broken Supply Chain

The world’s supply chain problems continue to grow. It is much more severe than anyone could have previously realized. There is no single reason why, and therefore no straightforward fix. Join our experts as we sit down to discuss what is the current situation and the long term impacts. As an industry we need to collaborate and create solutions.

Event Details:

Thursday, November 18, 2021
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST


The Host:


Tim Gilks has had an impressive 32 year career in food procurement. Including positions as the VP of Commodities and Procurement at Tim Horton's, Director of Procurement at Mr. Sub, Maple Leaf foods and Country Style. Currently Tim is the President of Ojai which provides consulting for manufacturers and food service chains on commodity sourcing strategies for wheat, sugar, oils, cocoa, coffee and more. In his spare time he enjoys playing with his young son and spending time with his family.

The Expert:


Jeff Pfalzgraf is the Senior Vice President of Operations and Supply Chain of the Americas for Barry Callebaut. As a leader he takes an honest, direct and empathetic approach. With over 30+ years in the industry he has a wealth of knowledge to share. His skills are in finance, supply chain, operations and entrepreneurship. In Jeff's spare time you can find him hiking, biking or travelling the world.

The Expert:


Ashley Ward is the Director, Supply Chain Planning and Reporting at Walmart Canada. A task focused leader with a great ability to deal with the present and prepare for the future. A hard worker with a strategic mindset that tackles issues head on. In Ashley’s spare time you can find her travelling North America to watch football (go Dallas Cowboys) and basketball (go La Lakers) games while eating the tastiest food the city has to offer. 


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