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Global Summit Welcomes Walmart Speaker Ivy Barney

Thursday, January 24, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Alyce Ryan
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The International Corrugated Case Association (ICCA) and the World Containerboard Organisation (WCO) are pleased to announce Ivy Barney, Senior Director Inbound Quality Walmart Supply Chain as a keynote speaker at the upcoming ICCA/WCO Global Summit to be held May 20 – 23, 2019 at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida, USA.


Drawing on her experiences with Walmart’s vast supply chain, Ms. Barney will provide her perspective on corrugated packaging and the role it plays in the Walmart supply chain from suppliers, to distribution facilities to stores and in the ever-expanding space of Walmart e-commerce.


Ms. Barney is currently responsible for leading the strategy to transform the quality of inbound flow into Walmart.  In her prior role as Senior Director of Supply Chain Services, Ivy led a team responsible for optimizing inbound transportation, distribution and reverse logistics for the Walmart US Supply Chain.  Ivy joined Walmart in Store Operations in 2010 and served as Divisional Merchandise Director and Director of Innovations for the MS River Delta Division, where she led teams that provided merchandise and operational process support for all stores in Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. 


Held biennially, the Global Summit is the premier event for the global corrugated and containerboard industries. The event brings together industry leaders for two days of meetings, insightful speakers, recreation and plenty of networking time. Attendees will enjoy a welcome reception on Monday evening, followed by four general sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday, and a reception and gala dinner on Wednesday evening.


Given the US location in 2019, the Fibre Box Association (FBA) will hold its Annual Meeting as a combined event with the Global Summit.  The event will offer members an expanded view on the key topics and trends impacting our industry, not just around the corner, but around the world.

There is one registration fee for the event and all program events are open to all attendees. 


Don’t miss your chance to participate in this exciting event.  To register for the Global Summit, click here.


We encourage our association members to share this information with their member companies.