Speaker details

IBA Annual Conference Miami 2022

30 Oct - 4 Nov 2022

Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, USA

Speaker information

John Wainwright


John has been involved in multiple facets of international trade since 1992. Prior to joining Leggett & Platt, he was a member of an international trade consultancy located in Washington, D.C. He has also served as a Vice President for two different customhouse brokerages during his career. He joined Leggett in 2003 to organize and lead Leggett & Platt’s centralized trade compliance. Since then his group’s responsibilities have grown to encompass the management of multiple facets of the Corporation’s international supply chain processes. In 2014 he was named President of Leggett’s entire Global Services group, and is now responsible for overseeing the group’s supply chain management teams in China, Europe, Mexico Vietnam and various other locations globally - as well as continuing to manage their group’s head supply chain processing team in Chicago. He is also responsible for managing the Corporation's overall trade compliance globally as it pertains to all of Leggett's international locations. He is both an international trade attorney licensed to practice before the U.S. Court of International Trade, as well as a licensed U.S. Customhouse Broker. His academic credentials include a B.A. in Economics from DePauw University as well as a J.D. from University of Illinois (Chicago).


Cross-cultural differences and their effects on international commerce

Wednesday 2 November (0930 - 1045)

Rooms 201-202, Level 2