Director of Supply Chain
Stuart J Matthews joined Fair-Rite in 2021 as Director of Supply Chain. He is responsible for Inventory Management, Supplier Management, Logistics and Warehouse Management across our network.
Stuart brings over 20 years of Logistics and Supply Chain experience, previously holding senior positions in global third-party logistics companies. Much of this career has been focused on the automotive supply chain, working with OEM’s such as BMW, Jaguar Land Rover, Mercedes, Ford, Tesla and Volvo Cars.
He is a strong advocate for continuous improvement and has broad experience across operations management, supplier management, commercial, consultancy and sales functions.
Originally from Buckinghamshire, England, Stuart studied Politics and English Language before moving to the US in 2002. He also worked on assignment in Sydney, Australia from Jan 2012 to December 2013.Stuart has completed additional studies with both the University of Tennessee (Haslam school of business) and the American Management Association.
In 2019 he was invited as a guest speaker at the Michigan State University, Eli Broad school of supply chain management.