Reshoring: How Companies Are Considering Bringing Manufacturing Back to America
Topic: Reshoring: How Companies Are Considering Bringing Manufacturing Back to America
Speaker: Rosemary Coates, President of Blue Silk Consulting
About Rosemary Coates:
Rosemary Coates, President of Blue Silk Consulting
Ms. Coates is the President and Founder of Blue Silk Consulting, a Global Supply Chain firm. She is a China sourcing and manufacturing expert, helping companies with global manufacturing strategies. She is also an Amazon.com Top Selling author with 3 books: ”42 Rules for Sourcing and Manufacturing in China,” “42 Rules for Superior Field Service,” and “Negotiation Blueprinting for Buyers.”
During her 25-year career in consulting and in industry, she was a Managing Director at SAP, Supply Chain Practice Leader at KPMG Peat Marwick and Answerthink Consulting, and Regional Manager at Hewlett-Packard. She has worked with over 80 clients worldwide, on global supply chain strategies and tactics.
Ms. Coates earned an MBA from University of San Diego and a BS in Business from Arizona State University. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the University of San Diego Supply Chain Management Institute.