Andy Kettlewell

Andy Kettlewell
VP, Inventory Management, Master Data, Advanced Analytics
Andy Kettlewell serves as Vice President of Inventory Management, Master Data Management and Supply Chain Planning for Walgreens, supporting enterprise master data management, forecasting, procurement, planning, and inventory flow for 200MM item store combinations that supports >$35BB in annual sales. Andy also leads supply chain analytics leveraging big data and artificial intelligence to further drive supply chain and operational results to best serve customers and patients. During his tenure at Walgreens, Andy has led over $1 billion in working capital improvement while improving Store in stock condition by 80% and reducing operational costs through the creation, adoption and application of advanced analytics, strategic partnerships, and talent development. Andy has led large scale transformational integration, leading the supply chain integration of numerous acquisitions in the retail and eCommerce space into the Walgreens end to end supply chain network.

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January 17
2:00 pm2:30 pm
Javits North, Level 4, Room 404, StarWind Stage
Planning assortments with last year's sales data, this year's market interpretation and the upcoming trend forecast can be daunting enough.  With so many data points to consider, retailers are finding that artificial intelligence can be a path to making smarter and faster decisions, minimizing out-of-stocks and overstocks and decreasing markdowns, leading to improvements in customer satisfaction… Read more