AMR Research Bolsters Sustainability Practice with New Hire

October 14, 2009

BOSTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ — AMR Research, the leading research firm focused on the global supply chain and its supporting technologies, is pleased to welcome Hiranya Fernando, an experienced leader in business, environmental, and political issues, to its sustainability team.

“With the addition of Hiranya, AMR Research adds to a team that is unsurpassed in the science and business of operational sustainability,” said Kevin O’Marah, chief research officer at AMR Research. “For our clients, it’s not just about creating sustainability programs that resonate at the business or science level, but understanding how different constituencies can affect the success of a program. With experience at The World Resources Institute and The World Bank, Hiranya has a unique perspective that she will apply to solving our clients’ sustainability issues.”

On November 11, AMR Research will highlight its sustainability team at one of the company’s events, From Awareness to Execution: Sustainability in the Global Supply Chain. The event will also feature executive speakers from Nike, PepsiCo, Dow Chemical, Owens-Illinois, and Walmart’s green-labeling committee, as well as Steven Fludder, vice president Ecomagination, GE Corporate. Registration is still open for the event.

Hiranya Fernando Background

Hiranya has close to a decade of experience in managing and researching projects related to climate change, clean energy, and carbon markets for major companies. Before AMR Research, Hiranya worked for the World Resources Institute researching clean technologies, such as carbon capture and concentrated solar, and helping large companies form sustainability strategies around energy use, water use, GHG emissions, recycling, and waste management. She also worked for the World Bank’s carbon finance business and a number of other financial institutions.

Hiranya earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the London School of Economics and her MBA from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania.

More information about AMR Research’s sustainability strategies practice is available on the company’s website, or by calling 617-542-6600.

About AMR Research:

AMR Research is the world’s leading independent research firm focused on the global supply chain and its supporting technologies. Founded in 1986 and privately held, AMR Research provides subscription advisory services and peer networking opportunities to supply chain, sustainability, and IT executives in the consumer products, life sciences, manufacturing, and retail sectors. To learn more the company’s research and services, visit www.amrresearch.com.

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