Expert in Supply Chain, Procurement
Expert ID: 735161 Florida, USA
Areas of Expertise include:
• Strategy Development
• International Management
• Business Transformation
• Supply Chain Monitoring
• Procurement & Logistics
• Operations Management
• Organizational Development
• Lean Tools and Techniques
• Project Team Management
|Year: 1981||Degree: MBA||Subject: Business / Marketing||Institution: Virginia Polytechnic institute and State University|
|Year: 1978||Degree: BS||Subject: Food Science||Institution: North Carolina State University|
|Years: 2014 to 2018||Employer: (Undisclosed)||Title: CEO||Department:||Responsibilities: Provide Supply Chain and Procurement industry leading advisory services to businesses including Fortune 500 Companies, Private Equity, NGOs and Multinational Consulting Firms. Expert Witness / Litigation Consulting for the Beverage Industry|
|Years: 2012 to 2014||Employer: (Undisclosed)||Title: VP Supply Chain||Department: Supply Chain||Responsibilities: Develop and implement strategy for Supply Chain and Logistics management and development to meet performance plans within budget for stevia leaf plantations in Kenya, Paraguay and manufacturing plants in China and Malaysia. Accountable for the Company’s supply chain operations including procurement, supply/demand planning, logistics, warehousing, distribution, inventory, and supplier relationship management. Responsible for the Company’s supply chain spend management of over $ 100 million. Reporting to the CEO. Managing 5 Plantation and Manufacturing MD’s, 8 Supply Chain Directors, and 713 Manufacturing and Plantation employees located in 5 countries.
|Years: 2008 to 2011||Employer: The Coca-Cola Company||Title: Director of Bottler Procurement||Department: Global Procurement||Responsibilities: Franchise Leadership of Cross Enterprise Procurement Group (CEPG), a collaborative procurement organization consisting of The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) and Bottlers. The CEPG manages procurement of over 90% of the Coca-Cola Bottling System’s major packaging items, sweetener and capital equipment with responsibility of over
$25 Billion annually. Reported to the Operating Committee of the CEPG. Managed 9 Global Category Directors,
1 Africa Group Procurement Director and 37 Procurement staff located in 9 countries.
|Years: 1999 to 2008||Employer: The Coca-Cola Company||Title: Chief Procurement Officer||Department: Global Procurement||Responsibilities: Leadership of the CBPC (Swire Beverages, COFCO, The Coca-Cola Company) Strategic Procurement Process for 35 manufacturing plants located in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the U.S. with annual expenditures of over $1 billion. Reported to Board of Directors of the CBPC. Managed 19 professionals and 53 plant purchasing staff.|
|Years: 1995 to 1998||Employer: THE COCA-COLA TRADING COMPANY||Title: Global Purchasing Director, Glass, Aseptic & Secondary Packaging||Department:||Responsibilities: Led procurement team in the development and execution of global product strategies and in negotiations for Glass Bottles, Aseptic and Secondary Packaging with system expenditures of over $2 billion. Reported to Vice President, Global Procurement. Managed two Procurement Managers and one Administrative Support Employee.
• Achieved cost savings and avoidance of over $4 million per year by developing and implementing a Global Glass Strategy across Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas. Started Bottler Glass Procurement Program.
• Led Procurement Team in a confidential project to provide critical packaging items and supplies to support the conversion of the former Pepsi Bottler, Cisneros in Venezuela to Coca-Cola. Negotiated supply agreements with the Cisneros owned companies. Received special corporate award for successfully managing the project.
|Years: 1988 to 1994||Employer: COORS BREWING COMPANY||Title: Industry Manager, Aluminum; Purchasing Manager, Glass Packaging; Critical Materials Administrator||Department:||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1981 to 1987||Employer: NORFOLK SOUTHERN CORPORATION||Title: Senior Buyer – Petroleum; Assistant Materials Handling Manager; Buyer||Department:||Responsibilities:|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 1999 to 2008||Country / Region: China / Hong Kong||Summary: Chief Procurement Officer China Bottlers Procurement Consortium / Swire Beverages|
|Licenses / Certifications|
|Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) – Institute for Supply Management
Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) - American Production and Inventory Control Society
|Expert Witness Experience|
|Currently working as Expert Witness for Northern Bottling Co. Inc. in Case No. 4:15-cv-133 vs. PEPSICO|