Dan Bartel, Chief Procurement Officer, Schneider Electric

Dan Bartel joined Schneider Electric as chief procurement officer in March 2019, where he oversees the £12.5bn procurement spend, supporting more than 200 manufacturing factories and over 100 distribution centres in 44 countries. 

Partnering with business leadership, Dan drives the development and deployment of processes, tools, systems and organisational competence to manage change towards a supply base as an extension of the company enterprise. Procurement in Schneider Electric enables growth through supplier quality and innovation, drives breakthrough impact on the bottom line through cost and cash improvement, and supports the sustainability agenda via responsible sourcing and product compliance.

Prior to joining Schneider Electric, Dan held several roles in procurement and logistics at ABB, ultimately serving as the group SVP and head of procurement and logistics, based in Zurich, Switzerland. Overall, Dan has 25 years of global experience in procurement and supply chain management, primarily in the energy and automation industries. He is currently based in Hong Kong, where he lives with his wife and three children.

Education

Executive Masters in Business Administration, honors graduate, IMD Business School, Switzerland

Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

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