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Categorty Management –
Company Confidential

Client Snapshot:
Our client is a global finance company operating in and servicing North America, South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Our client specializes in automotive finance, real estate finance, insurance, commercial finance and online banking. As of Dec. 31, 2007, the organization had $249 billion in assets and serviced 15 million customers.

Global Revenues: $37B
Global Headcount: 26,700
Company Type: Public (NYSE)
Line of Business: Financial Services Holding Company

Search Overview:
Our client was elevating their focus on the company’s global spend. They had identified, and placed under management, over $5B in global spend, with very aggressive goals for the reduction in many complex spend categories. They needed to develop its leadership capital at the Category Management level, and wanted to find an individual with deep experience with complex spend and global expertise.

Top Search Requirements:

  • Strong track record in the reduction of spend in complex categories e.g., BPO, Marketing, Legal.
  • Global spend management experience, preferably in an oversees environment.
  • High-Potential leadership capabilities.

BNG Placement

Experience:

Client Firm
Senior Sourcing Manager, Marketing and Professional Services Sourcing

ICG Commerce
Manager, Marketing Services Sourcing (London, England)

Cushman and Wakefield
Purchasing Specialist

Rhodia
Purchasing Analyst

Chesebrough-Pond’s, Inc
Internal Auditor
Budget Accountant


Education:

  • Bordeaux Business School, Master of Strategic Sourcing - Bordeaux, France
  • American Intercontinental University, MBA – Intl Finance - London, England
  • Missouri State University, BS – Intl Mgt/Spanish - Springfield, MO, USA