Jaya Moorthi Pillai

Jaya Moorthi Pillai

Vice President of Logistics, East Asia & Japan
Schneider Electric

Jaya Moorthi, is a supply chain professional with 25 years of experience in broad areas of supply chain and logistics. He started his career with Port of Singapore Authority (PSA) for 4 years before joining Hewlett-Packard Asia Pacific. In PSA, he was in lead positions in vessel operations, yard logistics, shipping planning and worked extensively with various shipping liners.

In Hewlett-Packard, where he has been for the last 19 years, he has toured different portfolios ranging from production, postponement, international & domestic freight and a host of others. He held leadership position as the Supply Chain Director for Imaging and Printing group responsible for supply chain and operations for the IPG business, reverse logistics, environmental & recycling operations as well as being accountable for Program Office for IPG. In his last role as Director of Logistics, Asia Pacific, he was accountable for logistics operations, procurement, customs, strategic planning and partner management across the Asia Pacific.

Presently, he is the VP Logistics, EAJ for Schneider Electric. He is accountable a team size of 450 and has logistics operations, network modelling, customs operations, field services, Tailor supply chain, logistic engineering and business process engineering teams under his leadership.

He was awarded Supply Chain Professional (Hi-Tech sector) Asia Pacific by Supply Chain Asia (SCA) for Year: 2014. He sits in the Green Freight Asia (GFA) as a Board of Director and co-chair Shippers Council within Supply Chain Asia. He is also member of the Center of Innovation SCM Advisory committee at Republic Polytechnic. At the community level, he sits in the Singapore Hockey Federation as the Vice President (PR/Marketing).

Jaya has a multi-discipline academic background. He graduated from National University of Singapore with Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and from University of London with a Bachelor of Law (LLB Hons). He subsequently went on to complete his MBA with California State University. In addition, he is a certified Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) with American Board of NLP and has Certificate of Management (CMA) accounting with University of Monash.

Jaya is also a keen reader of non-fiction books ranging from business, psychology, history amongst others. He plays soccer, does yoga and runs often. He is married to lawyer wife with two children.


Jaya Moorthi Pillai will be appearing in the following sessions:

Impact on supply chain & business strategy from trade policies
LogiSYM Singapore 2019: Singapore Day 1 - 14th May, 2019, 11:20–12:00, Interactive Panel Discussion

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