The APAC directors of HR and digitalization of a global top three cosmetics company were tasked with increasing awareness of digital solutions for supply chain operations.
The global COO of a top three cosmetics company had prioritized operational digitalization as a key priority for the organization. In Asia, he tapped the directors of HR and digitalization to enhance the awareness of middle and senior management about the maturity of key digital technologies and DX use cases. Focus was placed on quality assurance and supply chain visibility across their network of dozens of contract manufacturers and internal facilities in the region. As with many organizations, there was broad alignment among the global management team on the direction they wanted to move in. However, translating that direction into action required getting the local management team on board. The first step in this direction was to engage them actively in problem area prioritization and solution ideation. This was done by benchmarking companies in other industries through site visits and management exchanges.