Brig. Gen. Steven A. Shapiro to speak on AMD's panel at Defense Logistics 2014 Conference

Brig. Gen. Shapiro joins panel of military and industry leaders to discuss innovation in logistics design, maintenance planning and life-cycle support
Brig. Gen. Steven A. Shapiro, U.S. Army Commander
Brig. Gen. Steven A. Shapiro, U.S. Army Commander
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MIRAMAR, Fla. - Dec. 2, 2014 - PRLog -- At the Defense Logistics 2014 Conference on Dec. 3, Brig. Gen. Steven A. Shapiro (Commander of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support) will join AMD (’s panel of speakers.  As the leader of the U.S. Army’s global procurement program, Brig. Gen. Shapiro will share his expert insights about logistics with conference attendees.

Brig. Gen. Shapiro oversees more than 2,900 civilian and military personnel in the annual procurement of more than $14.5 billion worth of medical supplies, food, clothing and much more.

The panel, which is moderated by AMD’s President of Government Business, Beverly Kuykendall, also includes speakers:

Tina Ballard, Executive Director of the US AbilityOne® Commission

Kevin Lynch, President and CEO National Industries for the Blind (NIB)

Bill Hudson, CEO of LC Industries

Lt. Gen. Michael E. Williamson, Principal Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology and Director of Acquisition Career Management

Kendrick B. Meek, Former U.S. Congressman, Special Representative to the UN

“As military procurement budgets become tighter, it’s more important than ever to ensure all dollars are maximized by providing the armed forces with quality, affordable supplies, efficient processes and lifecycle-management technologies,” says Beverly Kuykendall, AMD’s President of Government Business. “We’re really excited to explore AMD’s new innovations in life-cycle management, along with the processes used by our speakers, during our panel discussion.”

AMD’s panel presentation will introduce a new initiative that helps various military medical departments adapt their supply-chain logistics to match a variety of needs.

The conference takes place Dec. 2-4 in Alexandria, Va., and will bring together the defense logistics community to discuss advanced logistics strategies, innovations in technologies, successful and future logistics initiatives and much more.

About AMD

AMD is a global supplier of medical kits and sets, and a longstanding medical/surgical prime vendor to the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA).

Assisting its partners, AMD improves financial and operational efficiencies while enhancing medical-quality performance.

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