Abir Thakurta is responsible for all things supply chain at Havertys – strategy, planning, execution, orchestration, and innovation. As Vice President of Global Supply Chain for one of the largest home furnishings retailers in the US, he leads a worldwide team of supply chain leaders, operational enthusiasts, subject matter experts, passionate team members, and committed service providers in forecasting, sourcing, flowing, replenishing and delivering products to customers through the extensive Havertys network - all while ensuring trade compliance. Abir is a supply chain enthusiast, known for his ‘agile supply chain’ techniques, 'win-win' strategies with partners, and championing effective digital transformational strategies to help drive profitable company operations while managing business risk. In his previous life, he has consulted with retailers, manufacturers, and brands worldwide on global supply chain strategies and implemented performance improvement programs leveraging technology and innovation. Abir has a Master's in Transportation from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He has completed an Executive Management Program at Georgia Tech.