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Michael Schofer, Chief Supply Chain Officer

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Michael Schofer

Michael leads the supply chain business with responsibility for procurement, manufacturing, logistics and the programme to digitise Coats' supply chain.

Michael was previously President, North America Crafts where he re-focused activities towards the successful North America market.  This followed his management of the sale of the European Crafts business to a private equity firm in his earlier role as CEO for the Crafts Division.

Michael has more than 25 years of management experience and during his career he has held senior roles in supply chain management, IT and general management working in South America, North America, Europe and Asia.

He has a degree in Business and Production Management from Reutlingen University and completed the Harvard General Manager Program.


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