Judy Panayos

Sr. Director, Sustainablity, Supply Mgt, Sodexo

Judy Panayos is the Sr. Director of Sustainability in Supply Management at Sodexo with responsibilities for sustainability and corporate responsibility in supply. Judy works to incorporate internal and client goals for sustainability and corporate responsibility into sourcing strategies including local sourcing, sustainable products, responsible supply chain practices and sustainability innovation. Previously, Judy worked in medical device manufacturing at Becton Dickinson (BD). Over the 10+ years at BD, Judy had oversight of various supplier programs including Sustainable Procurement, Supplier Diversity, Supplier Risk, Supplier Quality Management, and Supplier Recognition. She also held positions in Strategic Sourcing, Planning, Distribution, Transportation and Customer Service. Previous to BD, Judy has over fifteen years of experience in key roles in Performing Arts Logistics Management, including urban renewal projects including government, industry and non-profit partnerships. Judy sits on the Steering Board of the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative and the Strategic Advisory Committee of the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council. She has a Corporate Responsibility certificate and an M.B.A. from Rutgers University and a B.F.A. from New York University.

My Sessions

To get your company to invest staff time and other resources in your sustainable purchasing program requires making a business case to leaders in your organization. The blueprint for building that business case is now available thanks to research conducted by the SPLC. We will present key learnings from that research. Then, to highlight and … read more >>

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