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Norman Aggon

Assistant Department Chairman, Penn State Smeal College of Business

Norman teaches supply chain courses at the undergraduate level including the senior level capstone course and various  junior level courses  He is a member of the graduate faculty and teaches at the graduate level not only in Penn State’s highly acclaimed Master of Manufacturing Management program and but also in Smeal’s Supply Chain Professional Master’s Degree Program.

Prior to joining the faculty at Penn State University, Mr. Aggon had 26 years of experience in various executive and supply chain management positions. He worked for firms such as Pfizer, Engelhard and Tarmac, Ltd. and smaller independent ones such as Chemstone Corporation—a subsidiary of Merriweather Capital Corporation. His diverse senior management experience included positions such as Senior Vice President of Operations and Division General Manager. During his career he had complete P&L responsibility including sales, marketing, manufacturing, sourcing, engineering, etc. He has a B. S. degree in Engineering from Penn State and a Master of Business Administration from James Madison University.

In October 2008 he was awarded the Smeal Student Spotlight Award and during the spring of 2006, Mr. Aggon was awarded the Smeal College of Business Administration’s Dillwyn P. Paste III Award for Excellence in Teaching. He was recently elected to Penn State’s Faculty Senate.

Additionally, he provides supply chain operational and strategic assistance as an advisor to various companies and provides consulting expertise to companies such as Mid America Energy and Mining Services---a company involved in mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Aggon is a Faculty Affiliate of Penn State’s Smeal School of Business’s Center for Supply Chain Research. He is also member of ISM, SME, AIME and other professional organizations.