We carried out research and identified the top 5 of the Procurement Directors.
Gary Levitan, CEM, CDSM
Director of Energy – Procurement – MRO – Capex – Facilities Maintenance at HBC
“Successful ENERGY and Corporate Procurement Director offering 10+ years of experience and success in Energy Procurement and Management, Facilities Management , Executive Reporting and Department Building. Diverse management and directorship (leadership) experience includes directing a global AR department, directing a company-wide Energy Management division, creating methodology and policies, and recruiting and mentoring staff.”
Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Director, Latin America Region at Baker Hughes
“Results-driven procurement officer with a proven track record of 19+ years of experience positively impacting the performance, growth and profitability of the diverse organizations, most notably in the heavy industrial and financial services sectors. Leverage expertise in strategic sourcing, purchasing, contract negotiation, materials and inventory management to align all aspects of supply chain operations with business goals and objectives. Serve as an organizational change agent and business leader, driving continuous process and quality improvements to secure competitive advantages. Capitalize on superior communication and interpersonal skills to cultivate valuable relationships with key suppliers, stakeholders and all members of an organization. Build and spearhead top-performing international teams, providing the strategic guidance, training and support needed to meet and exceed both customer and business expectations”
Director – Global Logistics Procurement and Operations
Global Procurement and Supply Chain leader with solid experience in the overall “Order to Cash” process: Customer Service, Order Management, Procurement, S&OP, Planning, Logistics, Distribution, Fleet / Transportation, Export, Billing. Capable of understanding the business needs and expectations, and translating them into short and long term strategies. Procurement expert with excellent negotiation skills and understanding of purchasing processes. Extensive experience leading global teams, complemented with the international exposure gained while living in Spain, The Netherlands and USA. Good understanding of changing market conditions, and able to balance financial risks with business needs. Strong team building and leadership skills, with large expertise developing people while building talent pool and succession planning. Change agent for business transformation, integration and collaboration.
Procurement Director at Kraft Foods Group
Seasoned business professional with broad procurement experience in strategic sourcing, negotiations and building effective teams. Experience in indirect & direct procurement categories including MRO, manufacturing equipment & services, corporate & professional services, packaging and STP & P2P systems & processes.
• Recognized ability to successfully develop working relationships and build cross-functional teams in order to deliver strong results against performance targets.
• Respected by peers and management for leadership abilities driven by open communication, positive attitude and a high level of trust.
• Achieved extensive knowledge and proven effectiveness in finance and procurement through opportunities of increasing responsibility.
Sr. Procurement Director, Mergers and Acquisitions at Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies
30+ years of progressively responsible leadership experiences in complex, global Fortune 500 organizations successfully leading major transformation initiatives.
Specialties: Strategic (global) procurement and change management.
Shared Service Organization implementations.
Business Process Outsourcing.