Lisa Martin, CPSM, C.P.M is Senior Vice President, Global Procurement and Chief Procurement Officer for GSK, a science-led global healthcare company with sales of £30.2bn. GSK aims to bring differentiated, high-quality and needed healthcare products to as many people as possible with its three global businesses, scientific and technical know-how and talented people.
In this role, Lisa is the first CPO to lead global procurement across all three businesses: Pharma, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare. She leads the development and implementation of sourcing strategies and procurement activities on all externally purchased goods and services categories, including research and development, raw materials, packaging, manufacturing services, marketing and sales. This totals over £12 billion per year.
Lisa is also responsible for designing and building the new integrated global procurement organisation to support the delivery of GSK’s Innovation, Performance and Trust priorities and financial targets.
Lisa also leads Worldwide Real Estate and Facilities for GSK, who drive informed decision making across all of GSK’s real estate, and manage facilities services for 486 properties, 92 countries and 56 million square feet.
Prior to joining GSK, Lisa was CPO of Teva Pharmaceuticals where she was responsible for the transformation of the Procurement function, delivering $1bn in savings two years ahead of the original strategic plan. Previously, Lisa spent eleven years of her career at Pfizer in a number of senior roles including Senior Vice President, Global Procurement and Operations. Lisa has also held roles at Warner Lambert, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Columbia Pictures Entertainment and NBC.
In 2013, Lisa was awarded the prestigious J. Shipman Gold Medal Award which is awarded annually to an individual who has performed distinguished service for the cause and advancement of the supply management profession. And in 2019 she was recognized in the CIPS and Supply Management Procurement PowerList as one of the 35 most influential procurement professionals of 2019.
Lisa is Chairperson Emeritus of the Institute for Supply Management. She earned a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, in communications and psychology from Long Island University C.W. Post College, New York.