Patrick Bower

Patrick Bower

Patrick is Senior Director, Global Supply Chain Planning & Customer Service at Combe Incorporated, producer of high-quality personal care products. A valued and frequent writer and speaker on Supply Chain subjects, he is a recognized demand planning and S&OP expert and a self-professed “S&OP geek.” Prior to Combe, he served as the Practice Manager of Supply Chain Planning at a boutique Supply Chain consulting firm, where his client list included Diageo, Bayer, Unilever, Glaxo Smith Kline, Pfizer, Foster Farms, Farley’s and Sather, Cabot Industries, and American Girl. His experience also includes roles at Cadbury, Kraft Foods, Unisys, and Snapple. In addition, he has worked for the Supply Chain software company, Numetrix, and was Vice President of R&D at Atrion International. He was recognized four times by Supply and Demand Chain Executive magazine as a “Pro to Know,” and Consumer Goods Technology magazine considered him one of their 2014 Visionaries. He is the recipient of the inaugural IBF’s Excellence in Business Forecasting and Planning Award.