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2015 Training Keynote Speaker Paul Peters

Mr. Paul D. Peters
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Logistics and Materiel Readiness

NIPHLE is pleased to welcome Mr. Paul D. Peters as the 2015 Training Keynote Speaker


Mr. Peters is the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness. In this capacity, he serves as the principal advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness in the oversight of logistics policies, practices, operations, and efficiencies in support of enhanced readiness to the warfighter. His logistics portfolio includes maintenance, materiel readiness, supply chain integration, transportation policy, and program support. He assumed his current position in December 2012.


Prior to becoming the Principal Deputy, Mr. Peters served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Supply Chain Integration within the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness from 2010 to 2012. In this position he was responsible for the development of the Department’s global supply chain management policies, providing oversight for inventory management, distribution, disposal and anti-counterfeit strategies and execution, and development of logistics human capital strategies. Mr. Peters conducted policy oversight of automated information technology for improved asset tracking and in-transit visibility and was the Logistics Chair for international logistics cooperation in global supply chain with U.S. allies.


Mr. Peters’ federal service also includes major assignments with the Defense Logistics Agency, Navy and Air Force. He has led major programs and activities in the areas of disposal reengineering, distribution execution, major automated information systems modernization, logistics operations, supply operations, human capital management, and audit. He has been the recipient of numerous awards and has twice been recognized as a Top 100 Federal Executive.


Prior to entering Federal Service, he was a corporate auditor and tax accountant with Arthur Andersen & Company. Mr. Peters was selected for membership in the Senior Executive Service in 2006.


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