Doug Jones is MSC Industrial Supply Co.'s Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer, a position he advanced to in 2014. Previously, he was our Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain Operations, since 2009, our Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management in 2008 and before that, our Senior Vice President of Logistics since 2005. Doug joined MSC in July 2001 as Vice President of Fulfillment.
Doug has overall responsibility for all aspects of the company's supply chain, including Distribution Operations, Logistics, Engineering, Facilities, Purchasing, Continual improvement, Innovation and Information Technology as we work to increase our customers’ speed to market. For more than 10 years, Doug has been providing a world-class service experience for our customers while driving significant improvements in operational efficiency, resulting in substantial cost savings for the company.
Before joining MSC, Doug was Vice President, Distribution Operations for the Central Region of the United States for Fisher Scientific from 1998 to 2001. Prior to Fisher Scientific, he was part of the management team at McMaster-Carr Supply Company where, for 10 years, he held various managerial positions in Fulfillment, Finance, Purchasing and Inventory Management.
Doug earned a master's degree from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and holds an undergraduate degree in Accounting and MIS from The Ohio State University. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and has also served as a member of the Fortna Advisory Board. Doug was recognized by DC Velocity magazine as a "Rainmaker" for his contributions to the supply chain profession.