Wayfair adds Halligan as chief global supply chain officer


BOSTON — Online home furnishings retailer Wayfair has named Sean Halligan as its chief global supply chain officer.

In this role, Halligan will drive the strategic supply chain initiatives that enable Wayfair to deliver an exceptional shopping experience to its customers from product discovery to final delivery including the ongoing expansion of Wayfair’s fulfillment center and delivery network and the development of the company’s global freight network.

“We are delighted to welcome Sean to the operations leadership team as we rapidly expand and strengthen our capabilities across our end-to-end, global logistics network,” said Thomas Netzer, chief operating officer, Wayfair. “Sean’s exceptional leadership track record and deep operations expertise spanning distribution, transportation, supply chain systems and automation strongly position him to lead Wayfair’s supply chain team.”

Halligan joins Wayfair with more than two decades of experience leading supply chains for large, complex, customer-facing organizations including Cardinal Health, Nike and Target.

Thomas Lester is Retail Editor for Furniture Today and Digital/Managing Editor for Home Accents Today. A graduate of Emory & Henry College’s Mass Communications program, Lester spent a dozen years working for newspapers in Virginia and North Carolina covering an array of subjects, ranging from community news, government, education, ACC sports, professional baseball and more before joining Furniture Today in 2013. Reach out to me with your story ideas, tips and more at [email protected].


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