CEOs Turn to New Go-To Lieutenants in Economy Broken by Virus

July 8, 2020, 4:00 AM

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Accustomed to crunch time and performing in a crisis, the world’s supply chain managers are having something of an extended moment in pandemic recovery mode.

Procurement experts were center stage in the rush to secure alternative sources of household essentials, medical gear, raw materials and components to keep factories running when Covid-19 first struck. Now chief executive officers are looking to those same managers for more strategic vision and ...

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