Strategic Consultant Joins New York Office of Stanton Chase
Will Pleva, a search consultant in Supply Chain and Strategic Sourcing, has joined the New York office of Stanton Chase as a Partner and will be the sector leader for the global Supply Chain and Strategic Sourcing Practice.
The announcement was made by Mary Matthews, Managing Director of Stanton Chase’s New York office. Stanton Chase is a global retained executive search firm with 76 offices in 43 countries.
“It is a distinct pleasure to welcome Will to the Stanton Chase team,” said Ms Matthews. “Will’s experience in Supply Chain and Strategic Sourcing will strengthen our domestic and global footprint, as well as further enhance Stanton Chase’s reputation as one of the leading retained search firms in the world. In New York, he is already making a notable impact for our local clients.”
Mr Pleva joining Stanton Chase represents a tangible strengthening of the Supply Chain, Logistics & Transportation practice group and speaks to our commitment to better serve clients worldwide. With successful search experience exceeding 25 years, Mr Pleva has conducted more than 500 supply chain and strategic sourcing engagements in a variety of sectors.
“I find this discipline the most interesting since it enables our clients to have a tremendous competitive advantage,” said Mr Pleva. “I look forward to working with my new colleagues across the globe on a wide range of engagements.”
Mr Pleva’s supply chain and strategic sourcing clients have included IBM, Walt Disney, Merck, Kaiser Permanente, B/E Aerospace and the Scholastic Corporation.
“Stanton Chase continues to expand its presence in this discipline,” said Juan D. Morales, Global Practice Leader for the Supply Chain, Logistics & Transportation Practice Group. “This is an exciting time as we are looked to as a resource for leadership in what has become a market and operational differential for all companies in a global economy. Our global market penetration and deep local client relationships allow us to know and work with the finest C-level supply chain executives who can guide our clients confidently into the future.”
Prior to joining Stanton Chase, Mr Pleva was the owner and managing partner of a boutique firm in New York that focused on the Supply Chain function. A native New Yorker, he holds an under-graduate and master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from New York University.
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