Paula Sheils-Ryan

Demand Planning Development Manager


Paula has been with Diageo for the past 8 years working in various roles from manufacturing right through to customer facing ends of Supply chain. This breath of experience has also spanned several countries and continents from Ireland to Amsterdam to the Middle East and more recently the UK. During this time she has redesigned SKU management processes globally, rolled out S&OP across the Middle East, driven improvements to demand planning and cross functional communication across the business as well as brewing Guinness and looking after waste management and water reduction at different points.

Currently working within the GB business as a demand planning development manager Paula is responsible for driving improvements to ways of working, systems and cross functional working within the supply chain function. Working in the biggest market in our European business she links the market dynamics to the central functions expertise to bring the supply chain on a journey of continuous improvement. Paula believes the key to growth of people is allowing people freedom to succeed by giving them opportunities to be coached or mentored at every stage in their careers.

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