Criteria for their selection is the ability of these individuals to not only endure during unusually challenging economic times, but to prevail, creating value in a highly competitive market environment. And the winners in alphabetic order are:• Bob Brescia, Vice President, Logistics, Michelin North America of Greenville, South Carolina. • Terry Begley, Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Information Technology and Quality, Eastman Chemical Co., Nashville, Tennessee. • Michael Heschel, Executive Vice President – Information Systems and Services, Kroger Co., Cincinnati, Ohio. • C. John Langley, Jr., Ph.D., The Logistics Institute (TLI) Professor of Supply Chain Management and Director of Supply Chain Management Executive Programs at The Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia. • Steve McAlexander, Vice President, Logistics, Borders Group Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan.