Chief Procurement Officer, Thyseen Krupp Elevators
Senior Executive with 26 years of gained experience in global procurement and supply chain (Direct, Indirect and Capex) strategic sourcing and Procurement operations. Broad experience on people and project management by proven ability to manage all aspects of this Function (strategic sourcing process, organization, process and systems design) for well known multinational firms, including broad experience on Private Equity supporting Business turnaround processes.
Developed an influencing and leadership style to become a creative and committed Leader with the ability to build high performance teams able to effectively work in areas like Change Management,Procurement Transformation, Strategic Sourcing, Demand Management, Spent rationalization, SRM ( including SC and Project finance, WC Management), Risk Management, LCCS (GCS) Compliance and effective People Management in Large conglomerates to effectively help them to improve their bottom line.
Proficient in Change Management and Procurement Transformation from Service provider to trusted Partner.
Innovative influencer in Spent rationalization projects (TCO approach): including “make vs buy” initiatives, demand management (volume control, spec simplification, make vs buy, design to cost), and all kind of complex projects targeting cost reduction beyond mere acquisition price.
Detail oriented with both hands-on and management experience, creative, relentless, tenacious and resilient Performer. Team player and developed high performance teams by providing support, making expectations clear and treating other fairly and with dignity. Respected by a wide range of functional groups from workers to board members.
Successful performance in strategic sourcing of Direct, Indirect categories (Alloys,coatings, technical Consumables, Mech & Elec MRO, lubricants, chemicals, Packaging, Ind. Maintenance, Contracted Professional Services (temporal labor, office supplies, facility management, IT, Consulting, Audit, transportation, etc.) and CAPEX,including managing complex EPCM alliances.