41 Dearborn Road   Norwood,  New Jersey 07648       201-618-1105

DAVIDJWALKER@optimum.net            Walker Customs Broker LLC






Highly accomplished and focused global supply chain operations executive with 20 years of expertise in orchestrating all phases of business development and operations from entrepreneurial start-up to mergers to restructuring of operations.  



Merger & Acquisition · Profit Growth · Supply Chain Systems (ERP,PLM,WMS,SCM) · Cost Reduction · Foreign Procurement · Information Technology Implementation · Import/Export Vendor Relations  · Internet Trading Processes · Key Business Development · Strategic Supply Chain Management  · Global Supply Chain Development · Cross Functional Team Leadership · Customs Compliance  · Relationship Building · Risk Mitigation · Logistics Management · Product Safety Compliance




NBTY INC. Ronkonkoma, New York · 2010-Present

Privately held international vitamin and nutritional supplement manufacturer with sales, manufacturing, packaging and distribution facilities in the U.S. and Canada, Europe and China.

Trade Compliance Director

Newly created position within the company’s Global Procurement division.  Responsibilities include ensuring corporate import/export compliance with various Customs and Health agency regulations in the US, EU and Canada and creating compliant procedures and processes for the company’s raw material imports and export of finished goods. 

b2x Corporation, Jersey City, New Jersey · 2006-2010

Global trading company serving US Distributors, Wholesalers and Retailers of consumer products  with product sourcing, procurement, manufacturing, import logistics, regulatory compliance and domestic distribution services.


Vice President, Supply Chain Operations

Served as a founder of company. Instrumental as international trade process architect providing conception, design and development support for internet trading platform. Named co-inventor with 4 patents for supply chain business processes developed to streamline global trading through information technology processes. Managed logistics as Chief Logistics Officer in addition to regular duties. Ensured compliance and communications with US customs.



daiichi Sankyo, inc, Montvale, New Jersey · 2002-2006

International leader in pharmaceutical innovation. Formerly Daiichi Pharmaceutical Corporation.


Director, Logistics and Materials Management

Led Rx pharmaceutical supply chain operations management. Collaborated with executive launch team for new products manufactured in Europe. Developed supply forecasts, facilitated procurement policies, negotiated manufacturer contracts, developed import programs and out-sourced warehousing and distribution. Directed cross-functional teams to ensure successful supply chain from foreign manufacturers to US customers.



pronetlink corporation, New York, New York · 1998-2001

Pioneering Internet international trade company.


Vice President Operations

Orchestrated start-up operations and managed technical and operational staff. Selected and negotiated out-sourced business providers. Led team assigned to design and built E-Commerce website. Coordinated and oversaw filing of corporate securities registrations as Chief Operating Officer. 


UNZ & Company inc, Jersey City, New Jersey · 1992-1998

Direct marketer of Trade compliance publications, software and seminars to US Importers and Exporters.


Vice President Marketing Operations





Master of Business Administration in International Finance and Economics

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, New Jersey


Bachelor of Arts in Government and History

Cornell University, Ithaca, New York


U.S. Customs Broker License

 Certified Customs Specialist, National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America




 Adjunct Professor

Felician College, Lodi, New Jersey, Department of Business (2002-2008)


 Board President 

Norwood N.J. Board of Education (1994 - 1998)


 New Jersey District Export Council Member

Served three terms (1994 – 2002)