Business Forecasting & Planning Awards 2012

The Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning IBF has announced the 2012 Business Forecasting & Planning Recognition Awards Winners.

The IBF has established the Business Forecasting & Planning Recognition awards to recognize the best and most innovative thought leaders, solutions and ideas in the field. This year’s winners are:

Larry Lapide Ph.D., Research Affiliate at the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics, has earned IBF’s “Lifetime Achievement in Business Forecasting & Planning” award for his excellence and long time commitment to advancing the field.

Anish Jain, Managing Director of the IBF: “Larry has contributed over 60 articles to our Journal of Business Forecasting. He provides valuable insight and thoughts on improvement, enabling forecasting and planning professionals to succeed in this challenging environment.”

Patrick Bower, Senior Director Corporate Planning and Customer Service at Combe Incorporated, has earned IBF’s first “Excellence in Forecasting and Planning” Award for his tireless contribution in both the Supply Chain and Forecasting fields.

Source: IBF