Vice President, Head of Supply Chain and Procurement
2016 - present
Bill Trackim is the Vice President and Head of Supply Chain and Procurement for Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA). Supporting the company’s logistics operation, Bill is focused on improving productivity, quality, and efficiency of operations from factory to customer. He oversees all processes related to ensuring supply, which includes procurement, capacity and inventory planning, physical logistics and distribution. He was appointed to the Executive Team in 2016 and reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer.
Prior to assuming his current position, Bill was the Head of Supply Chain and Logistics at NWNA, where he helped develop a high-performing business model focused on efficiency and speed of execution to support the goal of reaching consumers safely, as quickly as possible, and over the shortest available distance while reducing the environmental impact.
He has held numerous Supply Chain and Manufacturing leadership positions for NWNA including Regional Logistics Manager and National Supply Chain Manager, since joining the company as the Operations Leader for the Zephyrhills Factory in Florida in 1993. Bill’s contributions have been instrumental in developing a best-in-class logistics operation for NWNA, recognized for high performance metrics in safety, productivity, efficiency, cost reduction, and sustainability. This includes being named Best In Class for Supply Chain Management in the Advantage Survey five of the seven years from 2010 – 2016.
Bill received NWNA’s “President’s Award,” a company award given to outstanding employees who have made exceptional contributions to their workplace, their communities and their families.
Prior to joining NWNA, Bill held operations positions with the Pepsi Cola Company and the Honda Motor Company. Bill earned a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management and a minor in Economics from The Pennsylvania State University.