Roy Zerner

Operations expert focused on supply chain strategy, planning, procurement, and logistics

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Roy Zerner

Supply Chain and Operations Specialist


Roy Zerner is a supply chain expert and executive with over 30 years of experience in supply chain management and planning across a variety of industries. As a consultant, Roy brings a unique blend of practitioner, consulting, and academic experiences to his engagements. These skills help ensure that the solutions he delivers are practicable, cost-effective, and address the root cause of the problem.

Roy has held executive supply chain leadership roles with Del Monte Foods, H.J. Heinz, and Mars Inc. In addition, he was a senior member of the Supply Chain Consulting practices of Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), Ernst & Young (now Capgemini), and Arthur Andersen.


  • Supply chain strategy
  • Demand planning
  • Sales and operations planning
  • Inventory management
  • Production planning
  • Strategic and operational procurement
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Order fulfillment
  • Warehousing
  • Transportation


  • Director, Supply Chain Planning – Del Monte Foods
  • Senior Manager – Arthur Andersen
  • Manager – Ernst & Young
  • Senior Consultant – Andersen Consulting
  • Fulfillment Manager – H. J. Heinz Company
  • Sales Forecasting Supervisor – Mars, Inc.
  • Associate Engineer – Diamond Shamrock


  • MBA (Marketing & Finance), Indiana University – Kelley School Of Business
  • BS, Chemical Engineering, Virginia Tech