New England Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

APICS - The Association for Operations Management North Shore Chapter 20 and Boston Chapter 10    --   The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) New England Roundtable    --    The Northeast Supply Management Group, A Special Interest Group of ISM®

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New England Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

2010 New England Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition - Peter H. Powell Sr. Bio

Peter H. Powell Sr.
CEO, C.H. Powell Co.

Peter H. Powell Sr.Peter is CEO, of C.H. Powell Company in Westwood, Massachusetts and has given more than 40 years of service to the company. CH Powell founded in 1919 has operations in customs brokerage, freight forwarding, air freight, ocean carriage and distribution with offices at 17 United States ports. CH Powell is a key member and equity partner in the Tandem Global Logistics network which has office locations in 69 countries worldwide.

Peter Powell Sr. graduated in 1956 from the College of the Holy Cross, where he earned a B.S. degree in business administration. After college, he served for three years in the U.S. Air Force as radar intercept officer. Subsequent to his military service, Powell joined C.H. Powell Company.

In March 2002, Powell assumed the NCBFAA Chairmanship after serving two terms as NCBFAA President. He is currently a member of the NCBFAA Security Committee. NCBFAA comprises about 800 member firms across the country-all of them involved in international transportation and related services. Before being elected to his first term as president in 1998, Powell served as vice president and chairman of the Forwarding Committee of the association. In those positions, he testified before both houses of Congress on the Shipping Reform Act of 1998. Furthermore, Powell has been directly involved with U.S. Customs as it undertakes to automate the reporting of commodity and transport export data.

In addition to his roles with C.H. Powell and NCBFAA, Powell serves as Executive Committee member, TSA Liaison Committee member; Foreign Commerce Club member; Board of Directors of The National Industrial Transportation League; Coalition for Airline Security member; COAC Trade Support Network (TSN) Security Subcommittee member; and also serves on the Maritime Committee.

Powell is married, has three adult children and 12 grandchildren, and lives in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

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