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                                                                                                     Cell: 917.842.2744
Garden City, NY 11530                                                               

                                    V I CE P RE SI D E NT / D IR E C TO R
Accomplished and results-driven Vice President/Director of Supply Chain with 20+ years experience in a Global Fortune
500 Company, with demonstrated growth and success in Inventory Management, Collaborative Planning, Forecasting
and Replenishment and Distribution Systems Design and Implementation. Creative thinker who communicates energy
and passion effectively to drive change through continuous improvement initiatives that directly impact the bottom

                                                CORE COMPETENCIES
    Inventory Management • Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment • Business Process Management
      Sales and Operations Planning • Project Management • Leadership and Team Development •Reverse Logistics
       Customer Relationship Management • Multi-Site Distribution Management • Cross Functional Collaboration

                                              ADDITIONAL KEY SKILLS

     Strategic leader with the ability to build strong cross functional teams that drive projects to completion, on-
      time and within budget.
     Strong background in metrics and analytics supporting key business decisions to optimize business
      performance and improve business processes.
     Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of an organization and foster positive relationships with key
      stakeholders to achieve desired results.
     Highly skilled in effectively managing daily business operations while maintaining a clear understanding of the
      organizations strategic vision and goals.
     TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES: GDS/CDS, OPM, Oracle Mfg & BI, SAP, Catalyst/Nexus; Microsoft Office Suite.

                                            PROFESSIONAL E XPERIENCE

Director, Supply Chain, 2009 – 2013
 Serve effectively as Sony DADC Business Operations (Manufacturing & Distribution) liaison for Major Music
    Business Partners (Sony Music – CDS/SAP, UMG - Legacy, EMI - PBS).
 Utilize strong business acumen and technical expertise to oversee Customer Service Management for Sony
    Music Retail Services, including New Release and Catalog Order Management and Customer Scorecards.
 Efficiently manage Distribution and Warehouse Systems implementations for Customer Service and Customer
    On-Boarding; and Music Distribution and Manufacturing Forecasting for Operational and Financial Planning.
Key Achievements:
 Designed and implemented a web-based Common Distribution System, including Order Management, Item and
    Customer Masters and Inventory Management Module. Reduced mainframe maintenance costs by $1.2 Million and
    simplified the customer on-boarding process reducing time to on-board by 30%.
 Developed a new release inventory and order management tool which increased new release order fill rate by 5%
    and reduce transportation costs by 8%.
 Planned the consolidation of Sony Music in a single distribution center model to reduce inventory and align costs
    with transitioning business model.

Vice President, Supply Chain, 2005 – 2009
 Managed capacity planning and distribution allocation for the 4 primary distribution centers for all business
 Developed and implemented all key metrics (Total Delivered Cost, Inventory Days of Supply, On-Time and
    Complete, Cycle Time, Workability, Quality) reporting and analysis.

                                                      - C ONTINUED -
                              SCOTT D. HARDMAN,                           MBA

   Led, directed and mentored a staff of 5 professionals, and planned over 590 million units of demand with over
    50,000 finished goods SKU’s in 4 full service distribution centers.
   Served as Sony Entertainment Distributions account representative for the Sony Music Business Unit; oversaw
    forecast management, product life cycle management and daily business operations.
Key Achievements:
 Developed and implemented an Inventory Target Setting Tool, reducing Inventory Days of Supply for Sony Pictures
    Home Entertainment by over 50% on Planogram SKUs.
 Designed and implemented an Outbound Capacity Management Model to allocate distribution at the business
    activity level within Distribution Centers, reducing manpower requirements by 18%.
 Developed metrics reporting to capture key performance indicators to identify inefficient business activities,
    reducing Total Delivery Cost by 10%
 Planned and managed integration of 50 million units of inventory for the Sony Music/BMG Joint Venture, including
    transition of 2,200 SKU’s to a Hits Model.
 Developed an Operational Data Storage Model to facilitate analytics required to reconfigure the Distribution
    Model to support additional Third Party opportunities.

Vice President, Inventory Management, 1998 – 2005
 Held full responsibility for procurement of all finished goods and component inventories for all Sony Music
    Labels and Distributed Third Party Agreements.
 Led, directed and mentored a staff of 7 professionals, managing over 70 million units of inventory with over
    15,000 active finished goods SKUs in four Full Service Distribution Centers.
 Held full responsibility for all Inventory Forecasting, Production Scheduling, Inventory Transaction
    Management, Returns Processing, Obsolescence Analysis and Data Maintenance.
 Prepared and presented all Inventory, Returns and Customer Service Performance Reports.
Key Achievements:
 Designed and implemented the integration of Sony Disc Manufacturing’s Oracle Manufacturing System to the
    Global Distribution System to provide direct online access to production information.
 Served as Project lead for Inventory Management and Item Master Development for the integration of Sony
    Pictures Home Entertainment into Sony Music’s Distribution Network. Transferred over 100 million units of
    inventory into a Hybrid Distribution Model to control Planogram Management.

Director of Inventory Management, 1992 – 1998
 Held full responsibility for procurement of all finished goods and component inventories for the Sony Music
 Led, directed and mentored a staff of 5 professionals, managing over $30M in inventory with over 12,000 active
 Managed all Inventory Forecasting, Production Scheduling, Inventory Transaction Management and Data

                               E DUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
                                  MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, Finance
                                      Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

                             BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, School of Professional Accountancy
                                     C.W. Post Center (LIU), Greenvale, NY

                           Member, Counsel of Supply Chain Management Professionals

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