Harry Chase

Sr. Director of Central Materials - GE Appliances

Harry Chase is senior leader in supply chain, material flow automation and production control supporting GE Appliances in innovative supply chain solutions as the Sr. Director of Central Materials, working with the leading technology companies to automate processes from global suppliers to the manufacturing plants encompassing software visibility tools and autonomous vehicles with a focus on sustainability. Prior to joining GE Appliances, he was the vice president of a Japanese logistics company where he started the US business and grew it to over $25 million in 3 years. He provided strategic materials leadership at Whirlpool implementing mixed model production, MES solutions, sustainable packaging, and the introduction of integrated logistics for kitting and sequencing. He has supported the launch of two major automobile plants in Brazil and the US utilizing lean manufacturing principles. Harry is a proud graduate of the University of Tennessee.