Rich Deegan has over 25 years’ process industry experience leading and improving global supply chains including specialty chemicals, fluoropolymer resins, coatings, and films meeting stringent pharmaceutical, food, semiconductor, and Tier I & II auto industry standards.
He began his career as an engineer in the chemical industry, serving in several manufacturing production and maintenance plant leadership roles. He expanded his knowledge of end-to-end supply chain operations through diverse assignments including sales, marketing, product management, supply chain management, finance, and as an internal consultant.
Rich led the Lean Six Sigma practice within DuPont’s Supply Chain Center of Excellence translating supply strategy into actions to improve competitive supply, landed cost, flow of materials, cash, and capacity.
Rich is active in APICS, the international supply chain organization. He is a qualified APICS instructor and maintains the following certifications: APICS Production & Inventory Management, APICS Supply Chain Professional, & Supply Chain Council SCOR Professional.