Gary Horsfield is Group Supply Chain (GSC) Officer for BIC. In this role, he is responsible for raising the bar on efficiency throughout Stationery and Shaver manufacturing operations and center-led procurement. Gary plays a critical role in supporting our Return to Reliability initiative as we work together to implement our integrated Sales and Operating Planning process. He is also focused on maintaining safety, product quality, and affordability. Gary drives the delivery of our Horizon plan and champions collaboration cross-functionally as we work to strengthen customer service, optimize costs where necessary, and drive process improvement.
Gary joins BIC with more than 25 years of multinational leadership experience. He is a strategic thinker with creative problem-solving abilities and a proven record of breaking into new markets, transforming operations, supply chains and cultures to drive sustainable growth and performance.
Gary's most recent roles include Interim Chief Operating Officer, Personal Protective Equipment for the UK Government, National Health Services (NHS) and Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), during which he volunteered throughout the COVID-19 crisis to create and lead the UK's largest supply chain and e-commerce platform. Additionally, he served as Executive Director, Group Head of Packaging, Supply Chain and Innovation (COO) for William Grant & Sons in Edinburgh, where he led the transformation of their global supply chain.
Gary lives in London and holds a bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Brunel University in London.