Hosts: Rodney Apple and Chris Gaffney
In This Episode:
We speak with Felix Faulhaber, Chief of Operations for BodyArmor Sports Nutrition, where he oversees end-to-end operations to facilitate the rapid growth of the BODYARMOR and POWERADE brands. Felix begins by discussing his career evolution from consulting to operations and shares his perspective on career planning—particularly emphasizing the value of conversing with others to refine your vision. Moreover, he reflects on how his international experiences have enriched his own career. Felix also underscores the importance of building relationships and the skill of clear communication, tailored distinctively to various individuals. He offers insights into achieving transformation success by setting priorities, securing buy-in, and presenting key career questions everyone should consider. Furthermore, Felix explores his strategies for managing the inevitable frustrations of supply chain logistics and shares his ideal ratio of good to bad days. He concludes by highlighting the significant value that operations bring to organizations and consumers.
Who is Felix Faulhaber?
Felix is the Chief of Operations for BODYARMOR Sports Nutrition, where he is responsible for the end-to-end operations, including Procurement, Planning, Manufacturing, Logistics and Quality to enable rapid growth of both the BODYARMOR and POWERADE brands.
His prior experience is centered around driving transformational change in supply chain and other business functions in a number of companies ranging from startups to large corporations across Europe, Africa, North America and Asia, both in operating roles and as a consultant at McKinsey.