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Noel Watson

Founder, OPS MEND; Research Fellow, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan

Noel Watson is founder of OPS MEND, a research consulting firm focused on supply chain operations for organizations in the private and public sectors. The firm works with organizations to create and execute tailored knowledge- and capability-generating programs focused on their unique supply chain issues. One of the company’s areas of expertise is supply chain issues characterizing healthcare delivery in developing countries. Prior to founding OPS MEND, Dr. Watson led the Global Health Supply Chain Research group at the MIT- Zaragoza Logistics Program at the Zaragoza Logistics Center, Spain. The group generated applied research and support for the strategic design and operational management of healthcare supply chains that serve developing countries. Prior to joining MIT-Zaragoza Logistics Program, Dr. Watson had spent 7 years as an Asst. Professor at the Harvard Business School. He holds a Ph.D. in Operations Management from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. Dr. Watson was born and raised in Jamaica until he left to attend college in the USA for an undergraduate degree in Mathematics. He now lives in the USA with his wife and two sons.

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Anticipating Changes to African Supply Chains as a Result of COVID-19: The Case of Senegal
Amadou Sene, director of the Supply Chain Management Center of Excellence at the African Institute of Management (IAM), had recently started a supply chain advising group in Senegal. Formal training…
Publication Date: 09/30/2020 Product ID: 5-322-306
Elton Oil: Managing Supply, Demand, and Delivery in Senegal
Elton Oil, a petroleum products company operating in Senegal, owned and operated 26 diesel/gas stations across the country and purchased diesel and gasoline from Senegal’s only refinery (SAR) or imported…
Publication Date: 10/31/2019 Product ID: 8-600-079
Elton Oil: Gérant l’approvisionnement, la demande et la distribution au Sénégal
Elton Oil, une société de produits pétroliers établie au Sénégal, était propriétaire de 26 stations-service à travers le pays et les gérait directement. Elton était principalement approvisionné par la seule…
Publication Date: 10/31/2019 Product ID: 2-268-545