William Whitehead - Executive Vice President, Operations

William (Will) Whitehead serves as the Executive Vice President, Operations at NDCP, focusing on aligning technology with the needs of the supply chain in the digital world. With more than 28 years of supply chain and systems experience, Whitehead is growing NDCP’s use of technology to drive supply chain innovation, guiding continued standardization across our network and creating a positive delivery experience for our members and customers that exceeds expectations.

Whitehead’s team targets key areas including logistics and logistics design, network optimization, inventory management and, business relationship management. Additionally, his office covers IT network and application design and management. 

Before joining NDCP, Whitehead served at various companies including Eaton Corp., Ernst & Young, LLP, Supply Chain Associates, LLC, UPS Consulting and Verizon. He enjoyed a 16-year consulting career, guiding many companies through supply chain strategy transformations, systems selections/implementations and process improvement/standardization projects. 

Throughout his career, Whitehead has participated in numerous conferences as a session speaker and panel member. He spoke on digital transformation during the SAP Sapphire Conference in 2016, and on flexible routing during the Manhattan Associates Momentum Conference in 2015 and 2016.

Whitehead serves the community as a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity and as a Ruling Elder and Youth Sponsor for St. Philip Presbyterian Church in Dallas, Texas. He earned a BA in Business from St. Andrews University in Laurinburg, NC.