Bill Hutchinson is the Executive Vice President of Supply Chain Operations, HSN, Inc. In this role, Bill will work to address our current supply chain needs while developing a strategic plan to meet our evolving customer and business needs.
Bill has over 20 years of global supply chain transformation experience in a number of Fortune 500 companies. His career has spanned multiple industries, having spent time in retail with Sears, Best Buy and Rite-Aid, in technology with Dell and in the industrial sector at Anderson Consulting. Additionally, he has been involved with two start-up companies, giving him the experience of building from the ground up.
During his time as President and Chief Supply Chain Officer of Sears Holdings in Chicago, Bill was responsible for all aspects of the supply chain including global transportation, trade compliance, distribution center operations, supply chain enablement, strategy, and global sourcing, home delivery and installation. He and his team led a large transformation of the Sears and Kmart supply chains during his tenure with the company. The Sears supply chain team was recognized at the 2014 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) annual conference when they received the runner up award for Supply Chain Innovation.
Bill has also been recognized as a “Supply Chain Thought Leader” in 2006 and a Supply Chain Rainmaker in 2013 by DC Velocity Magazine. He serves on the board of the Executive MBA program at the University of Tennessee and is a past board member of the United Way of Williamson County.
Bill is a graduate of the MBA program at the University of Tennessee with a concentration in Supply Chain and holds a B.S. degree from Clarkson University with a double major in Economics and Finance.