|2011 New England Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition - David L. Rivers
David L. Rivers, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP
APICS Intíl Board of Directors
NE District Director
Riversí extensive background in training and education has been focused within
the certification education curriculum for APICS; The Association for Operations
Management. (http://www.apics.org). Dave has
served on APICS Certification Committees for over fifteen years. This group of
twenty five to thirty people comprised of subject matter experts from Academia,
Consulting, and Industry develops and maintains the body of knowledge and exam
content for the APICS CPIM and CSCP Certification programs.
Prior to becoming an independent educator and consultant, Dave was employed
within the medical device industry at two Johnson & Johnson Companies: Codman &
Shurtleff 1980-1995, DePuy Orthopaedics 1995-2006 as a Supply Chain
Professional. Additionally, Dave has over ten yearsí experience in Supply Chain
and Service Parts Planning within the electronics industry.
An APICS Certified Master CSCP and CPIM instructor Dave has also been an
instructor at Northeastern University and Middlesex Community College in
Massachusetts. Dave has presented at a number of APICS venues, including: local
Chapter Professional Development Meetings, The Northeast Supply Chain Conference
(NESCON), APICS Region 1- Seminar 1, APICS Volunteer Workshops, public and
private classes in Hong Kong and Shanghai and at APICS National Conferences on a
variety of topics a number of times. Dave also works on special projects as a
Senior Consultant for Demand Planning LLC in Woburn Massachusetts.
Mr. Rivers received his Bachelor of Science from Northeastern University, and
his Master of Science from Lesley University.
Dave has been an APICS member for over 30 years, serving as President for the
Boston Chapter of APICS 2008-2009 and recently elected to serve 2011-2012 on the
APICS International Board of Directors as District Director, Northeast United
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