Derek Johnson

On Trade Statistical Forecasting Manager

Heineken UK


Around 20 years Demand Planning Experience in Beer, Cider, Minerals, Wines and Spirits for Scottish & Newcastle, WaverleyTBS and Heineken UK.

Initial career started in Transport Planning within Unilever.

In his current role he is instrumental in many new processes including implementing APO to S&N and WaverleyTBS.  Closely involved in the implementation of S&OP to Heineken UK.

Multiple Externa Award Winner recognised for “Innovation” and “Supply Chain Excellence” of Demand Planning processes in 2018 through Weather Impact Project.

Passionate about fundamental Demand Planning Principals of impartially ensuring accurate Forecast for the Right Product at the Right Time in the Right Place.

Derek has qualifications in Civil & Transportation Engineering, B. Eng. (Hons), Napier University, Edinburgh.


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