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Merritt Named Chief Supply Officer for Entergy
Marlon Merritt has been named Entergy’s new chief supply officer, effective Jan. 10. Merritt previously served as vice president for Entergy’s continuous improvement organization.
He joined the company in 2018 as supply chain’s director of capital project procurement and decommissioning. There, he worked to improve all aspects of supply chain and third-party interactions.
Merritt has 23 years of experience and expertise in continuous improvement, procurement and supply chain management across major companies in the energy and utilities industry, including Duke Energy, Progress Energy, Carolina Power & Light Company and Rex Healthcare. He has led business function transformations through the framework of continuous improvement that enabled sustainable value for stakeholders. Throughout his utility industry career, he has implemented enterprise continuous improvement and operational excellence programs with a leadership style that is both collaborative and decisive.
Merritt holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from North Carolina Wesleyan University and an MBA from Strayer University. He serves as an executive officer and board member of the Utility Purchasing Management Group; Advisory Board Member for GiGi’s Down Syndrome Achievement Center; and the Industrial Steering Committee of the ABC Users Summit.