Tuesday, December 5, 2023




Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) is an international professional organization representing the interests of POM professionals from around the world.  The purposes of the Society are:

2015 Officers and Board Members

President: Asoo J. Vakharia, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA.  President-Elect: Edward Anderson, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA.


Kalyan Singhal, in collaboration with about three hundred professors and executives, founded POMS on June 30, 1989. The society held its first international meeting in Washington, D.C. in October, 1990. The inaugural issue of its journal, Production and Operations Management, was published in March, 1992.