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Steven Steutermann

Managing Vice President

Steve Steutermann is Managing Vice President, Supply Chain Enablers & Consumer Products / Retail, Research

Previous experience

Mr. Steutermann brings more than 30 years of experience to his role as Managing Vice President, focused on supply chain strategy and the consumer products / retail industries.

Prior to joining Gartner, he held progressive roles in corporate sales, sales management, market strategy and planning, process improvement, and supply chain operations for leading CPG companies. He worked most recently at Procter & Gamble, where he held the position of Associate Director, Market Strategy & Planning. He was responsible for revenue creation and profit performance for the Duracell battery business, including national trade fund management, key account planning and go-to-market strategy.

Prior to Procter & Gamble, Mr. Steutermann worked at Gillette as Director of Business Process Improvement. While in this role, he led Gillette's cost-to-serve and demand-driven supply initiatives and was responsible for customer service center planning and operations, including metric and collaborative scorecard development. Prior to Gillette, he worked in roles of increasing responsibility, including as Director, Sales Planning, where he was responsible for executing national sales and marketing plans and the development and coordination of sales and operations planning.

Professional background

Procter & Gamble

Associate Director, Market Strategy & Planning

Gillette

Director, Business Process Improvement

Duracell

Director, Sales Planning

Areas of coverage

Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Customer Fulfillment and Collaboration (retired)

Supply Chain Strategy, Leadership and Governance (retired)

Education

M.B.A., University of Memphis

B.S., Marketing, Minor in Economics, Northern Illinois University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Becoming demand-driven

2Supply chain maturity

3Best practices in consumer products

4Improving downstream data capability

5Improving demand management capability