James Haddow (Jim) is Director of the Center for Excellence in Supply Chain Management in the School of Business at Howard University in Washington DC. Currently, Jim teaches a range of supply chain management courses for both undergraduate and graduate level students. His interests also include national and global operational and information system risk management. Jim has made supply chain presentations at ISM, IMC, APICS, PMAC and other Global industry conferences over the last several years.
A career of more than 30 years of consulting and industry experience encompassing global procurement, supply chain management, supply chain operations, business planning and commercial business development provides hands-on teaching examples for his students. Jim retired as Director of Global Procurement (Chief Procurement Officer) for global consulting firm.
A University of Maryland graduate, Jim earned a B.S. in Business and Management as well as an MBA with a concentration in Logistics. His industry affiliations include ISM, APICS and AAWC in addition to his service on the Boards of several local community and national organizations in various roles including Treasurer, Executive Vice President and President.