Maine Pointe adds Burton White as EVP for CPG and Retail

04 March 2020 2 min. read
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Global supply chain and operations consultancy Maine Pointe has welcomed Burton White as executive vice president for consumer packaged goods (CPG) and retail.

A respected operations strategy and supply chain management specialist, White will focus on expanding the firm’s growing CPG and retail practice. He will also help Maine Pointe’s clients navigate changing consumer behavior, regulations, risk, talent management, and other supply chain challenges.

White brings more than 25 years of experience helping executives transform their supply chain and operations. His expertise includes developing innovative supply chain solutions, building professional teams, and achieving sales and business development quotas.

He previously spent five years at supply chain consultancy Chainalytics, where he led the industrial sector (including CPG and retail) and assisted clients in developing and implementing cost efficient and effective supply chain solutions through advanced data analytics.

Maine Pointe adds Burton White as EVP for CPG and retail

Before that, Burton was director of supply chain & operations advisory services at KPMG, a senior manager at Accenture, and an SVP in the supply chain consulting business of UPS. Earlier in his career, White was a senior manager at Capgemini Consulting and a senior logistics consultant at DHL.

“Our strategy has always involved recruiting the most talented executive thought leaders with years of real-world experience in delivering meaningful results for clients,” said Steven Bowen, founder and CEO of Maine Pointe. “Burt brings a fresh perspective in CPG/Retail and an outstanding track record of helping clients achieve sustainable growth. His appointment will prove essential in our continuing efforts to drive value in this rapidly growing and important segment.”

White said, “I look forward to helping Maine Pointe’s CPG/Retail clients gain deeper insights into consumer trends and supply chain issues with methods to capitalize on data analytics and an advanced level of collaboration within the partner ecosystem. Over the course of my career, it has been my privilege to work with many Fortune 500 and mid-market clients in driving actionable value and delivering sustainable growth through the implementation of solutions that drive results.”