David Smith has been appointed commercial supply chain manager for MBA Polymers, a multinational plastics recycling company based in Richmond, Calif. He will be based at the company’s U.K. headquarters in Worksop, Nottinghamshire.
Smith joins MBA Polymers from Exxon Mobil, where he held a number of roles in operations and led cultural and technology changes to improve global effectiveness, collaboration and business processes.
For three years he was head of the Business Intelligence Group, supporting economic decision making and improving supply-chain systems and operational stewardship for ExxonMobil’s UK operations. He also had a special assignment within a global team to define supply chain software and work processes.
“We’re delighted that David has joined MBA,” says Andrew Potter, global supply chain director for MBA. “He brings significant profit-growth and project management experience and has proven management skills in an international environment.”