Mike Gray has 30 years manufacturing experience in operational supply chain and consultancy roles. Initially developing factory layouts and control systems, he moved to supply chain management, specialising in transforming production planning processes. Now Mike helps organisations achieve Class A business performance through change management initiatives.
As an Oliver Wight Partner, Mike educates companies in Integrated Business Planning and Supply Chain Optimization, supporting them as they progress to business excellence. Mike works across a wide range of industries, including food, FMCG, engineering and pharmaceuticals. Having operational experience along the extended supply chain, developing new product ranges, managing warehousing and logistics, leading purchasing projects and working in sales and customer service teams, Mike applies his practical knowledge to ensure lasting change. He believes exceptional business performance is derived from engaging the entire workforce in continuous improvement with a common direction, and he works to that ideal.
Managing working capital and supply assets in a demand downturn