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LeanCor exec to receive CSCMP 2015 Distinguished Service Award

LOMBARD, Ill.–Robert Martichenko, Chief Executive Officer of LeanCor Supply Chain Group, will receive the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ (CSCMP) 2015 Distinguished Service Award (DSA). He will be presented with the supply chain award during the Opening General Session at the annual CSCMP Conference in San Diego, California on Monday, September 28, 2015, said the CSCMP.

For more than 40 years, CSCMP has presented its DSA annually to a supply chain leader who has made significant, career-long contributions to the logistics and supply chain management profession. Martichenko has devoted his career to improving professional standards, educational opportunities, and operational thought leadership in supply chain management, and is a long-time advocate of innovation, said the release.

By expanding the conceptual and geographical boundaries of the practice, Martichenko has contributed to key developments in the supply chain industry that have enabled supply chain management to become a critical leverage for 21st century companies.

“Robert Martichenko is the personification of CSCMP’s Distinguished Service Award,” said Rick Blasgen, CSCMP’s president and chief executive officer. “He is a champion of innovation and creativity, and cares deeply about the people in our profession. His myriad contributions have left an indelible mark on our industry, and we are extremely proud that he is joining this elite group of distinguished supply chain leaders.”

Martichenko is the author of many books, including the Shingo Prize for “People”: A leader’s day-to-day guide to building, managing, and sustaining lean organizations.