ROBERT BLACKBURN joined Stanley Black & Decker in 2019 as SVP of Global Supply Management to guide our next generation global supply management journey while protecting and enhancing our core business.
Prior to this, Robert held leadership positions at IBM and BASF, and he most recently served as the CEO of Hoffmann. His work in the field of operations and technology spans numerous boards and industry leadership engagements.
He is acknowledged as a pioneer with proven execution in the field of digitalization. Fluent in both English and German, Robert has a master’s degree in Management of Systems from the University of Virginia and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the Universities of Heidelberg and Maryland.