Founder and Chief Executive Officer, LBB International,
Dr. Marco Tieman is the founder & CEO of LBB International, a supply chain consulting & research firm specialised in agri-food supply chains, industrial supply chains, and logistics service providers. We help our clients in supply chain analysis, supply chain design, and market research. LBB International has offices in the Netherlands and Malaysia as well as a project office in Indonesia. LBB is the trusted advisor to multinationals and governments on various supply chain strategic issues. LBB developed a knowledge centre on halal supply chain management & reputation management, were it advises big brands globally in the design and optimisation of halal food & cosmetics supply chain chains.
Dr Tieman is currently also a Professor with Universiti Malaysia Pahang and Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, responsible for research on halal supply chain management. Next to that he is teaching the subject purchasing & supply chain management. Dr. Tieman has a M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering & Management Science (logistics) from the University of Twente (the Netherlands) and a Ph.D. in Business Management (halal supply chain management) from the Universiti Teknologi Mara (Malaysia). Dr. Tieman writes a weekly column for the New Straits Times on Wednesday, called moving forward, where he discusses the latest trends and issues in logistics.