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Adidas Group Executive to Speak at 94th Chamber Annual Meeting

Posted by: Jessica Riddle on Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 12:00:00 am

SPARTANBURG, SC-February 2, 2012ó Karen Parkin, Vice President of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (North America) for the adidas group is scheduled to speak at the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerceís Annual Meeting on Monday, March 5, 2012 at the Spartanburg Marriott.  The Annual Meeting, presented by Dennyís, is the Chamberís most prestigious event of the year, celebrating the many accomplishments of the Upstate business community.

Karen Parkin began her career with the adidas-Group 15 years ago in the United Kingdom, within the Sales division.  Throughout her adidas career Karen has worked in many different functions of the business, including; Sales, Marketing, Logistics Operations and Supply Chain Management.  Prior to her 2005 arrival to the United States as the VP of Business Development, Karen served in offices around the world including the adidas global headquarters of Herzogenaurach, Germany.  In 2008 Karen moved into her current role as VP of Supply Chain for North America; where she is responsible for all logistical operations for the adidas-Group North America. 

The recent recipient of adidas CEO Herbert Heinerís Chairmanís Award, Karen is a noted role model for effective project management and team effort within the adidas Group.  Mrs. Parkin currently resides in Portland, OR (home to the adidas US headquarters) with her husband and daughter. 

About the 94th Annual Meeting of the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce
A cocktail reception will be held from 5:00-6:15pm in the Azalea Ballroom of the Spartanburg Marriott.  The dinner meeting and awards reception will begin at 6:30pm in the Heritage Ballroom.  Tickets are $75 per person, with reserved tables of 10 available for $750.  

To register, contact Chris Shealy at (864)594-5014 or at cshealy@spartanburgchamber.com or click here for secure online registration.


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