Andy Brown | Managing Director, Strategy & Business Consulting

  • Lead for EikonX’s strategy and business consulting practice based in Denver, USA
  • He has over 25 years of experience supporting multi-national energy, industrial product and CPG clients in strategy, supply chain and operations transformations
  • He has extensive experience delivering projects in the Americas, Asia-Pac, the Arabian Gulf, Europe and Russia
  • Prior to joining EikonX, he was a Partner for TCS, Client Partner for Aera Technology, implementing AI-driven automated supply chain decision making, and a Managing Director in EY’s Global Trade and Supply Chain practices
  • Andy took his MBA in finance and operations from Vanderbilt University

Functional Expertise

  • New market entity and operations start-up strategy and execution
  • Operating model design – processes, people, data, technology, governance
  • Supply chain strategy, planning, procurement, logistics and AI-driven cognitive automation
  • Global trade, cross-border tax-efficient operations and legal entity restructurings
  • Digital-enabled business transformation
  • J/V, acquisition and spin-off strategy and operations integration/separation

Industry Experience

  • Oil & Gas
  • Consumer Products
  • Utilities
  • Industrial Products
  • Steel
  • High Tech & Telecom

Select Engagements

Logistics Network Design: Capital project material flow and inventory optimization for major telecom’s hubs, spokes and contractor yards; executed RFP process for a new 3PL, and implemented warehouse tech to accelerate throughput and inventory accountability

Network Strategy and Supply Planning: Launch multi-echelon procurement and logistics hubs in MENA, Siberia, Sakhalin, and sub-Sahara Africa to improve well uptime and customer satisfaction with less inventory for a global oilfield services firm

New Market Operations Strategy: Relocation of HQ and shipyard operations from UAE to KSA, including J/V negotiations with KSA development partners, government permitting, logistics importer/exporter of record and customs licensing; talent migration, GCC local content plans, and facilities plan for a global energy industry EPCI

New Market Operations Launch: J/V strategy and operations execution bring differentiated offerings to eastern hemisphere markets, including plant design, hiring requirements, logistics network, local content plans, economic incentive negotiations

Tax-Efficient Supply Chain Hub: Stand up of Singapore, Panama and Netherlands procurement and logistics hubs with local country incentive negotiations, new intercompany Incoterms, personnel relocation and physical logistics network

New Market and Supply Chain Strategy: Assessment of strategies for entering the petrochemicals market in KSA; key considerations were supply routes, export capabilities from Saudi and availability of logistics routes from KSA to new markets

Supply Chain Merger Integration: Transformation of two top US beer brewers, starting with clean sheet strategy, cost to serve analysis, and distributor segmentation to tactical process design for demand planning, S&OP, production planning, and logistics functions

Market Selection And Operations: Market entry strategy and college campus standup from real estate contracting and construction through accreditation, hiring, advertising and ribbon cutting

Warehouse and Network Construction: Supply chain operations expansion and new market start-up, including opening new warehouses and determining optimal logistics networks for a US alcoholic beverages distributor

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