Global manufacturer of high-performance polymer solutions creates an integrated plan focused on profitability and collaboration

AUSTIN, TX – October 11, 2022 – (

John Galt Solutions, Automating Supply Chain Planning to Empower Executives to Make Better Decisions, Faster, is partnering with SupplyChainBrain to host the live webinar “Implementing an IBP Culture at GEON to Improve Profitability and Drive Growth” on October 18th Richard present Herrin from GEON Performance Solutions and Justin Siefert from John Galt Solutions.

GEON Performance Solutions, a global leader in the formulation, development and manufacture of high-performance polymer solutions, will share its journey to integrated business planning (IBP) and challenge the audience to assess the level of true integration between supply chain and finance teams.

GEON Performance Solutions has put a renewed focus on cash flow and margins to eliminate waste and unlock new value by managing working capital more effectively, resulting in the transformation of its S&OP/IBP process. Central to GEON Performance Solutions’ IBP journey is the shift to an integrated plan focused on profitability and cross-functional collaboration.

During the session, Richard Herrin, Director SI&OP / Integrated Business Planning, will share insights into GEON’s key steps in advancing its planning capabilities, including the catalyst that triggered the transformation, the impact of focus on cash flow and profitability versus volume, as well as the lessons learned during the project and the next steps for the global manufacturer.

session at a glance

Title: Implementing an IBP culture at Geon to improve profitability and drive growth

Speaker: Richard Herrin, Director SI&OP / Integrated Business Planning, Geon Performance Solutions, and Justin Siefert, Chief Marketing Officer, John Galt Solutions.

moderation: Helen Atkinson, Senior Editor, SupplyChainBrain

When: Tuesday, October 18, 2:00 p.m….


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