Awesome Welcomes Three New Advisors – Leaders from McDonald’s, Morton Salt and NIKE

January 09, 20202 minute read

AWESOME has named three new members to the Board of Advisors: Francesca DeBiase, Elizabeth Nohe and Amy White. The Board of Advisors provides leadership for the AWESOME mission to advance and transform the future of supply chain leadership for women.

Francesca DeBiase is Executive Vice President, Chief Supply Chain and Sustainability Officer for McDonald’s Corporation. In this role, she leads the revitalization of McDonald’s sustainability vision under the platform of Scale for Good. During her tenure, she has held various roles, including Chief Supply Chain Officer Europe and Senior Director European Finance. She also serves as the Global Advisor to the McDonald’s Women’s Leadership Network. Francesca started her career as an auditor at EY. She earned an undergraduate degree from Loyola University of Chicago. In 2017, Francesca received the AWESOME Legendary Leadership (ALL) Award.

Elizabeth (Betsey) Nohe is Vice President of Supply Chain for the Americas Salt Operating Unit for Morton Salt, Inc. She also holds a dual role as the Global Head of Supply Chain Excellence. Prior to joining Morton Salt, Betsey worked for 20 years at McCormick & Company in supply chain, IT, and commercial functions in the industrial and consumer business units. Betsey earned a PhD from Walden University and wrote her dissertation, “How Supply Chain Leaders Choose the Measures that Matter.” She also earned an MBA from Loyola University, Baltimore, undergraduate degree from Rutgers University and CPIM certification.

Amy White is Vice President of Demand and Supply Management at Nike. With more than 23 years at Nike, Amy has held numerous leadership roles including VP of Global Category Operations, VP and General Manager of North America Running, VP Core Performance Footwear and more. Over the last 12 years, Amy has been awarded Nike’s Global Maxim Award twice. She began her career as a CPA with Deloitte. Amy earned her undergraduate degree from University of New Hampshire’s Paul College for Business and Economics and completed an Executive Education program at Harvard Business School.