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ISM CEO Thomas W. Derry Discusses the Impact of Hurricane Harvey

September 12, 2017


Following the release of our special ISM® Report On Business® Survey regarding the potential impact of Hurricane Harvey – which hit the sixth largest import terminal in the world, in Houston – on the nation’s supply chain, ISM CEO Tom Derry was interviewed on MoneyRadio1510’s “Business for Breakfast.” While noting that the human cost of Harvey – and of Irma that followed - is high, looking 3-6 months down the road, Tom Derry notes that the negative impact on this key economic indicator is less than many might have thought. You can listen to this concise, insightful interview here:

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Founded in 1915 as the first supply management institute in the world, Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) is committed to advancing the practice of supply management to drive value and competitive advantage for its members, contributing to a prosperous and sustainable world. This year, ISM celebrates 100 years of leading, innovating and guiding the profession through the renowned ISM Report On Business®, highly regarded certification programs, and the newly launched ISM Mastery Model. This personalized learning program encourages professionals to become experts in their field by addressing knowledge gaps in areas of supply management through competency-based training. ISM is a not-for-profit organization with global influence, serving supply management professionals in more than 90 countries. For more information, please visit: