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Ernest Nicolas

Ernest Nicolas, Senior Vice President & Chief Supply Chain Officer, Integrated Supply Chain

Ernest Nicolas is senior vice president and Chief Supply Chain Officer, Integrated Supply Chain. In this global leadership role, Ernest has overall responsibility of the end-to-end supply chain for Rockwell Automation. Integrated Supply Chain plans, sources, makes and delivers Rockwell products and services to customers. Ernest and his team ensure that our company’s supply chain is resilient and agile to support our customers.

Our Integrated Supply Chain consists of the Supply Chain Strategy, Strategic Sourcing, Manufacturing Operations, Logistics & Customer Care and Integrated Supply Chain Projects and Enterprise Quality teams.

In 2006, Ernest joined Rockwell Automation as a Lean, Six Sigma Project Manager and has held several roles of increased responsibility within the Operations & Engineering Services functions. Most recently, Ernest was senior vice president, Operations & Engineering Services. Prior to that, he served as vice president, Global Supply Chain. Before joining Rockwell Automation, Ernest held supply chain, manufacturing engineering and manufacturing operations positions with the General Motors Corporation.

Ernest has a wealth of manufacturing and supply chain leadership experience, a passion for people, and genuine care for team success.

Ernest holds a bachelor’s degree in manufacturing systems engineering from Kettering University in Flint, Michigan and an MBA in operations management and master’s degree in manufacturing systems engineering both from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.