Paul has over 20 years experience in running supply chains and implementing supply chain solutions in various size organisations in MEA, UK, Western Europe and Asia Pacific. Paul’s key skills include business process design, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and key market-facing processes of Consensus Sales Forecasting and Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP).
Paul thrives on implementing robust, practical solutions for clients using his balanced combination of People, Process and Systems skills. Paul’s focus is helping clients to evolve disparate departments and functions into teams that work together to unlock supply chain benefits in a structured and repeatable way.
Paul’s biggest achievements professionally include implementation of supply chain system solutions in Australasia for an FMCG client and integration change management following a merger for a blue-chip multinational across MEA.
His proudest moment recently has been going back to basics with a pharmaceuticals client by developing a simple but extremely powerful mechanism for identifying capacity bottlenecks in factories across the globe from Cairo to North Carolina to Cape Town. Indeed this latest deliverable maintained Paul’s reputation earned with the client of “If anyone can, Canham can…”
Whilst Paul has not thrown himself out of a plane voluntarily or tunnelled any closer to the centre of the Earth than necessary – preferring instead to improve his DIY and parenting skills at weekends in that order – Paul’s colleagues and acquaintances know he has a cutting sense of humour and brings a smile and camaraderie to any assignment.
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