Marquette hires new professor for Center for Supply Chain Management


October 30, 2012

Mark Barratt was on faculty in top 3 program at Arizona State University

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University College of Business Administration has hired Mark Barratt as an associate professor of management. An expert in retail supply chain management, Barratt will teach in the operations and supply chain management program and serve as a member of the college’s nationally ranked Center for Supply Chain Management.

Prior to joining Marquette, Barratt was an assistant professor of supply chain management at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. ASU’s supply chain program is ranked in the top 3 nationally by U.S. News and World Report. Previously, he was the founder and director of the e-Supply Chain Research Forum at the Cranfield School of Management at Cranfield University in Bedfordshire, United Kingdom, where he also earned his doctorate in supply chain management in 2002. Barratt earned his bachelor’s degree with First Class honors in business administration and operations management from Greenwich University in London.

“We’re delighted to have Dr. Barratt join us at Marquette,” said Doug Fisher, director of the Center for Supply Chain Management. “Mark is incredibly student-focused, and truly enjoys working with business professionals to bring the real-world to the classroom and to his research.”

Additionally, Barratt worked extensively in public and custom executive education programs for Cranfield School of Management in the UK, the Middle East and North America. In this role, he worked closely with numerous international companies across a broad range of industries, including Accenture, British Telecom, Colgate Palmolive, DHL, Gap, Heineken, John Deere, Kraft, L'Oreal, Lufthansa, Microsoft, Nestlé, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Proctor & Gamble, The UK National Health Service and Unilever.