AUSTIN, TX – September 20, 2022 – John Galt Solutions, automating supply chain planning to empower business leaders to make better decisions faster, invites attendees of the 2022 Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo in London, UK to the session, Implementing an IBP Culture at GEON to Improve Profitability and Drive Growth, The live session on 27 September 2022 features Richard Herrin, Director SI&OP / Integrated Business Planning at GEON Performance Solutions, a global leader in the formulation, development and manufacture of performance polymer solutions,

Attendees of the session will learn how John Galt customer GEON Performance Solutions has established a renewed focus on cash flow and margins to eliminate waste and unlock new value by managing working capital more effectively, leading to the transformation of its S&OP or Integrated Business Planning (IBP) process. At the heart of GEON Performance Solutions’ IBP transformation is a shift to an integrated plan focused on profitability and cross-functional collaboration.

At a time when supply chains are constantly strained by disruptions, volatility, and unforeseen challenges, companies around the world are striving to build and evolve their sales and operations planning (S&OP) and IBP processes to deliver transformational business value.

During the session, Richard Herrin, Director SI&OP / Integrated Business Planning, will share GEON’s journey to transform its planning capabilities while connecting data, decisions, and operations to drive growth and strategy to deliver performance polymer solutions to their global customers.

Session at a Glance

  • Title: Implementing an IBP Culture at Geon to Improve Profitability and Drive Growth
  • Speakers: Richard Herrin, Director SI&OP / Integrated Business Planning, Geon Performance Solutions
  • When: Tuesday, 27 Sept, 3:15 PM
  • Where: Gartner Supply Chain Symposium, Arcadia Room

About John Galt Solutions

More than ever, companies must be able to sense and respond to the dynamics of complex global supply chain performance, seize new opportunities, reduce costs, and drive profitability. John Galt Solutions’ Atlas Planning Platform provides a comprehensive end-to-end supply chain planning solution with advanced analytics and machine learning to automate planning, break down business silos and deliver greater visibility. Atlas Planning, a SaaS-based platform, transforms S&OP processes; demand, inventory, and replenishment; manufacturing planning and scheduling; distribution, allocation, and transportation planning; financial budget and sales forecasting. We partner closely with companies such as MARS, Continental Tire, Milwaukee Tool, Deschutes Brewery, Organic Valley, Netgear, and American Red Cross to empower planners to make better and faster decisions with greater confidence. To learn how John Galt Solutions can help you improve supply chain performance, visit