Mr. Slone began his career in management consulting with Ernst & Young and EDS/AT Kearny, where he worked for almost ten years. He then led global strategy, distribution, and information technology for Federal-Mogul. Mr. Slone also held various executive positions with General Motors in global supply chain, ebusiness, product development, manufacturing and information technology. Mr. Slone served as vice president of global supply chain for Whirlpool Corporation where he led the transformation of Whirlpool’s supply chain from 2000 to 2004. In November of 2004, Mr. Slone joined Office Max as executive vice president of supply chain.
Mr. Slone received a B.S. in engineering from the University of Michigan in 1984 where he graduated cum laude. In 1985 he received a Graduate Fellowship in Mechanical Engineering.
Mr. Slone has been widely recognized for his achievements in both supply chain and ebusiness. In October 2004, Harvard Business Review published his article entitled Leading a Supply Chain Turnaround. Business Week, Computer World, and Internet Week all recognized Mr. Slone’s efforts in supply chain, the use of the internet, and novel uses of information technology.