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Past Award Recipients

Year Individual Position Company/Organization
2021 accepted by: Albert Gore, East Coast Lead for Public Policy and Business Development Telsa, Inc.
2020 The Global Supply Chain Professionals* *Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2020 Salzberg Memorial Award Lecture consisted of three webinars
2019 accepted by:  Kathryn E. Wengel, Executive Vice President and Chief Global Supply Chain Officer Johnson & Johnson Supply Chain
2019 Ann Drake Chair DSC Logistics Advisory Board
2018 accepted by: Ben Haddock,
AME Head of Marketing
A.P. Moller-Maersk
2018 Dr. Hau L. Lee The Thoma Professor of Operations, Information & Technology Stanford University
2017 Christopher Tang Distinguished Professor, Anderson School of Business UCLA
2017 Mick Mountz Founder Kiva Systems (now AMAZON Technlogies)
2017   accepted by: Paul Charrette, Senior Director of Operations Google
2016   accepted by: Alejandro Obelink, Dir. of Transport Services BASF
2015   accepted by: Wendy Herrick, VP North American Supply Chain Unilever 
2014   accepted by: Theodosia Rush, Executive Director--Global Supply Chain Planning and Logistics Cummins, Inc.
2013 Earl E. Congdon Executive Chairman Old Dominion Freight Lines 
2013   accepted by: Tony Enright, Sr. Dir-North American High Tech Kuehne + Nagel Inc.
2012 Don Ralph SVP, Supply Chain & Logistics Staples 
2012 Michael Haverty Executive Chairman Kansas City Southern 
2011   accepted by: Scott Charlton, EVP, Operations C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc 
2011 Yossi Sheffi Elisha Gray II Professor M.I.T. 
2010   accepted by: Hugh Johnston ' 83 BS,  CFO PepsiCo
2009 Michael Ward Chief Executive Officer CSX Transportation 
2009 Malcom McLean (posthumous)  accepted by:  Malcom P. McLean, Jr. Founder McLean Trucking and Sealand
2008   accepted by:  John Springer '79 BS NIKE Golf , COO NIKE 
2007 William G. "Gus" Pagonis Retired President, Sears Logistics Sears, Roebuck & Co. 
2006 Glen T. Meakam Managing General Partner Meakem Becker Venture Capital 
2005 Herbert S. Shear Chair and Chief Executive Officer Genco Distribution Services 
2004   accepted by: David Brown, VP of Worldwide Procurement Dell, Inc
2004 Robert G. Brown   Materials Management Systems, Inc. 
2003   accepted by:  Mike Bargmann, VP SCM and Danny Wegman Wegmans Food Markets Inc.
2002 Maria A. McIntyre Executive Vice President and COO Council of Logistics Management
2002 William Copacino Global Managing Partner, SCM Service Lines Accenture
2001 Larry M. Sur Chief Executive Officer Logistics Inc.
2000 Raymond C. Burton, Jr. President and Chief Executive Officer TTX Company
2000 Myron P. Shevell Chairman of the Board New England Motor Freight Inc.
2000 George D. Warrington President and Chief Executive Officer National Railroad Passenger Corp. (Amtrak)
1999 Robert P. Neuschel Professor of corporate governance, J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management Northwestern University
1999 J.B. Hunt   J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.
1998 Mary Lou Fox Senior Vice President Manugistics, Inc.
1998 Nicholas J. LaHowchic President and Chief Executive Officer Limited Distribution Services, Inc.
1998 Guenter Rohrmann President and Chief Executive Officer Air Express International, Inc.
1997   accepted by: Paul Sterbenz, VP Flight Operations Southwest Airlines Company, Inc.
1997 J.C. "Cam" Carruth President and Chief Executive Officer USFreightways, Inc.
1997 Joseph C. Andraski Vice President of Customer Marketing Nabisco, Inc.
1996   accepted by: Jean Murphy Traffic World Magazine
1996 Newton A. Graves Vice President of Customer Relations Yellow Corporation
1996 Theodore O. Wallin Associate Professor of Transportation and Marketing Syracuse University, School of Management
1996 James E. Comerford President and Chief Executive Officer Sears Logistics Services Inc.
1995 Aaron J. Gellman Director, The Transportation Center J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University
1995 Phillip C. Yeager Chairman The Hub Group, Inc.
1994   accepted by: The Port of Singapore Authority
1994 William J. Augello Executive Director/General Counsel Transportation Claims and Prevention Council Inc.
1994 Donald J. Schneider President and CEO Schneider National, Inc.
1993   accepted by: George Gecowetz, Exec. Director Council of Logistics Management
1993 James A. Hagen Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Consolidated Rail Corporation
1992   accepted by: Terry Priest Colorado Transportation Community
1992 Dr. George W. Wilson Distinguished Professor, Business Economics and Public Policy Indiana University School of Business
1992 Clifford F. Lynch President Trammell Crow Distribution Corporation
1991 Nat Welch Chairman International Intermodal Expo
1991 W. Don Welch Executive Director South Carolina State Ports Authority
1990 George E. Powell, Jr. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Yellow Freight Systems, Inc
1989 Donald J. Bowersox Professor of Marketing and Logistics Michigan State University
1989 Hays T. Watkins Chairman of the Board CSX Corporation
1988 John L. Hazard Professor, Marketing and Transportation Department Michigan State University
1988 Robert V. Delaney Practice Leader for Transportation Arthur D. Little Inc.
1987   accepted by: John W. Rogers, President of UPS United Parcel Service
1987 Clarence M. Ditlow Executive Director Center for Auto Safety
1987 Richard Haupt Director of Transportation & Traffic Department Ford Motor Company
1986 Dr. Alfred E. Kahn Robert Julius Thorne Professor of Political Economy Cornell University
1985 John C. Emery, Jr. Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer Emery Air Freight Corporation
1985 Dr. L.L. Waters Professor Emeritus of Transportation Indiana University 
1984 James M. Beggs Administrator National Aeronautics and Space Administration
1983 L. Stanley Crane Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Consolidated Rail Corporation
1983 Dr. Bernard J. La Londe Riley Professor of Marketing and Logistics The Ohio State University
1982 Robert A. Bandeen President, Chief Executive Officer Canadian National Railway System
1981 Frederick W. Smith Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Federal Express Corporation
1980 J. Robert Morton Vice President Combustion Engineering, Inc.
1979 Louis J. Gambaccini Commissioner New Jersey State Department of Transportation
1978 Dr. Charles A. Taff Professor of Transportation College of Business and Management, University of Maryland
1978 Wayne M. Hoffman President and Chief Executive Officer Tiger International Inc.
1977 William K. Smith Vice President of Transportation General Mills Corporation
1976 Raymond T. Schuler Commissioner New York State Department of Transportation
1975 B.R. Stokes Executive Director American Public Transit Association
1974 Virgil D. Cover Director of Graduate Studies Graduate School of Business Administration, The University of Georgia (and former Director of the H.H. Franklin Program and Syracuse Universitiy)
1974 William B. Johnson Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Illinois Central Industries, Inc.
1973 William G. White Chairman and President Consolidated Freightways, Inc.
1972 Paul W. Cherington James J. Hill Professor of Transportation Harvard University 
1968 William Pearson Tolley Chancellor Syracuse University
1968 Alfred E. Perlman President Penn Central Transportation Company
1967 J. Burch McMorran Commissioner Department of Transporation,State of New York
1966 Alan S. Boyd Secretary of Transportation First Secretary of Transportation, US DOT
1965 Robert E. Peach President Mohawk Airlines, Inc.
1964 Walter F. Carey President Automobile Carriers-Dealers Transit, Inc.
1963 Hugh L. Dryden Deputy Administrator National Aeronautics and Space Administration
1962 I. Sewell Morris Commander Defense Traffic Management Service, Department of Defense
1961 Stuart T. Saunders President Norfolk and Western Railway Company
1960 Lewis G. Castle Administrator The St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
1959 Hon. Elwood R. Quesada Administrator Federal Aviation Agency
1958 George P. Baker James J. Hill Professor of Transportation Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration
1957 Charles F. Kettering former General Manager General Motors Research Laboratories
1956 Howard S. Cullman Honorary Chairman Board of Commissioners, Port of New York Authority
1955 E. Grosvenor Plowman Vice President for Traffic United States Steel Corporation
1954 Thomas H. MacDonald former Commissioner Bureau of Public Roads
1953 Hon. Clyde B. Aitchison former Commissioner Interstate Commerce Commission
1952 Harmer E. Davis Director Institute of Transportation and Traffic Engineering, University of California
1951 Richard C. Colton Vice President Lykes Brothers Company, Inc.
1950 C.R. Smith Chairman of the Board American Airlines Inc.
1949 Lewis K. Sillcox Honorary Vice Chairman of the Board New York Air Brake Co.