Derek Cesarz is a Managing Director at Plantensive with a focus on our Food, CPG and High Tech customers. With over 12 years of experience in Purchasing, Distribution, Inventory Control, Reporting, Planning, Replenishment, and Forecasting, he has significant experience in improving productivity and efficiency through enhancing inventory flow, initiating replenishment systems, and implementing detailed data analysis. Derek also has experience in optimizing performance through the evaluation of key business drivers, accuracy of planning and forecasting, and the maximization of relationship management. This experience has manifested itself through Blue Yonder project lead and management experience, as well as Blue Yonder configuration and general consulting experience. Prior to consulting, over 4 years of retail industry strategic and tactical planning experience solidified a foundation of supply chain operations.