Professor David Hensher wins the Smart 2013 Premier Award

At a gala dinner in Sydney attended by over 500 people on Thursday 27 June 2013, Professor David Hensher, Founding Director of the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies (ITLS) in the Business School at The University of Sydney, and member of our BRT Centre of Excellence was recognised with the Smart 2013 Premier Award for Excellence. It is presented every two years to an individual in recognition of outstanding contribution to the profession of supply chain management in Australia.

Described as the Golden Logies award in Supply Chain Management previous recipients are:

  • 1995 John David, MD of David’s Holdings
  • 1997 Gerry Hatton, MD of Mannesman Dematic Colby
  • 1999 Major General Des Mueller AO, Vice Chief of Defence Force
  • 2001 Dr John Gattorna, Managing Partner at Accenture
  • 2003 Chris Corrigan, MD of Patricks Corp
  • 2005 Keith Campbell OAM, National President of LAA
  • 2007 Roger Corbett, CEO of Woolworths Ltd
  • 2009 Lindsay Fox AO, Founder & Director of Linfox
  • 2011 Air Vice Marshall Marg Staib AM, CSC, Chief of Joint Logistics Command

Presenting the Individual Award for Excellence award, the Chair of the Awards Committee (Allan A. Murray CSM) stated that the selection was based on “an individual who has more than 10 years in Procurement, Supply Chain or Logistics, has made a significant contribution to their field, and has demonstrated innovation and creativity (other than the traditional supply chain improvements), including business model innovation, innovative ways to reach new markets and creating opportunities for people engaged in supply chain.”