Global Supply Chain Advisory Board

Clark Ponthier

Clark Ponthier

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Job Title: Senior Vice President Supply Chain
Company: Union Pacific
Location: Nebraska


Clark Ponthier was appointed senior vice president-Supply Chain and Continuous Improvement in May 2018. In this position, Ponthier is responsible for strategic sourcing, warehousing, logistics, fueling fulfillment and continuous improvement. He also leads the environmental organization for Union Pacific.
Prior to joining Union Pacific, Ponthier spent eight years with Ingersoll Rand in several supply chain executive positions. In his last role, Ponthier served as vice president, Operations and Integrated Supply Chain for the Residential HVAC business, with responsibility for manufacturing, distribution, planning and operational excellence. From 2001 to 2010, Ponthier held significant global manufacturing and supply chain executive positions at Dell. From 1988 to 2001, he held various technical and leadership positions with General Electric and Dow Chemical.
Ponthier holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. He currently serves on the board of directors for the United Way of the Midlands and as an officer on the board of directors for the Association for Supply Chain Management.
He and his wife, Lisa, have two daughters, Sydney and Victoria.