Chief Procurement Officer & VP of Global Procurement @ Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company
President @ Goodyear Sumitomo Global Purchasing Company
Northern Kentucky University
Over a 35 year career, Mark has developed global business expertise in supply chain management and senior level P&L executive assignments in the United States, Mexico, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. He has progressive senior management, sales and marketing and operations experience as a chief procurement officer, business unit Vice President and General Manager, Managing Director,
Over a 35 year career, Mark has developed global business expertise in supply chain management and senior level P&L executive assignments in the United States, Mexico, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. He has progressive senior management, sales and marketing and operations experience as a chief procurement officer, business unit Vice President and General Manager, Managing Director, Sales and Marketing Director, Business Development, Supply Chain and Purchasing Manager while working at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Meritor Automotive and Sara Lee Corporations.
He has extensive multi-site, multi-national experience ranging from developing new companies outside of North America, new distribution networks internationally, and consolidating multi-site facilities globally.
Mark is regarded as one of the top authorities on Asia sourcing having built Indian (Bangalore), and two Chinese (Shanghai) based procurement teams with two companies in different industries. Recently he has led the effort to develop innovation from Goodyear's supply base to address key business opportunities.
He is also a member of The Procurement Roundtable, and the Executive Advisory Board for the Supply Chain program at Michigan State University.
Residing in Copley, Ohio; Mark and his wife, Chesla, have been married for 32 years and they are the proud parents of Chet, 28, a graphic designer who resides in New York City, and Elyse Adams, 24 who lives and works in Cincinnati. They are active in many church, and community organizations.
Mark holds a BA in Ancient History, and an MBA in International Business from Northern Kentucky University, and attended Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Chief Procurement Officer @ Responsible for leading over $12 billion in annual purchases.
Drove 6.6% average annual savings on raw materials 2013-2015.
Increased payables 54% from 2007-2014 (50 to 77 days).
Delivered average indirect productivity year/year from 3% to 5% based on addressable spend in that year.
Launched supplier innovation program delivering 55 new programs in the first year.
Delivered back office solution in Europe, Americas and Asia Pacific separating strategic from tactical work.
Built Team Strength through organizational redesign. Consolidated 7 leadership roles into 4. Initiated college recruiting plan.
Launched global SRM and Contract Lifecycle Management process and systems.
Won the ISM award for Excellence in Supply Management, May 2014. From September 2007 to Present (8 years 4 months) President @ Lead the global procurement efforts for Goodyear and Sumitomo Rubber. From September 2007 to August 2015 (8 years) Vice President of Purchasing and Logistics @ Rehired to run company’s procurement and supplier development departments with $2.7 Billion in purchases.
Developed global supplier development strategy.
Initiated low cost country strategy for strategic procurement.
Launched China and eastern European procurement and supplier development offices.
Exceeded performance targets ($11M or 35% in 2006) every year in face of many industry bankruptcies. From March 2004 to September 2007 (3 years 7 months) CEO @ Hired to turn company around from near bankruptcy in 2001
Grew profit 342% in second year.
Launched new ERP system, electronic catalog and enabled customer internet order processing. First in the industry with real-time inventory.
Repaired or divested under performing assets resulting in savings of $77k annually. From March 2002 to February 2004 (2 years) VP and General Manager-The Americas, Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket Distribution @ Promoted to run company’s most profitable business unit with 3 thousand customers and 750 employees, managing a $100M capex budget and $890M P&L.
Developed Lean Distribution for the business unit, which drove working capital from 31% to 22% of sales.
Negotiated major contracts with the business units top 10 customers growing sales in this segment by 13%.
Launched the company’s first pay for performance sales incentive plan.
Implemented process improvement to reduce service intervals 8% and increase customer satisfaction 15%, utilizing quality principles.
Launched a new relined brake shoe program that increased remanufacturing sales 38%. From March 2000 to March 2002 (2 years 1 month) Managing Director, Europe and Africa, Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket Distribution @ Promoted to establish a unified business unit for Europe and Africa. 165 employees and $90 million P&L. Undertook special acquisition assignments as directed by senior management.
Integrated the acquisition of the Lucas Varity Heavy Vehicle Brake business; $40 million in sales.
Led an inter-departmental management team to perform due diligence and final negotiation process on the acquisition.
Launched 3PL outsourcing of logistics and distribution while developing the first European business unit office and call center for customer services. From December 1997 to February 2000 (2 years 3 months) Director, International Sales and Marketing, Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket Distribution @ Promoted to develop a fledgling $14 million export business into a $79 million international business.
Developed networks of customers and built new distribution centers in Brazil and South Africa.
Led an inter-departmental senior management team to perform the due diligence and final negotiation process on the Lucas Varity acquisition. Developed the integration plan for the European and African businesses.
Developed standardized business processes that were globally repeatable and recognizable. From January 1996 to November 1997 (1 year 11 months) Manager of International Business Development @ Managed new department designed to develop a business outside of the United States.
Developed and launched $15 million in marketing agreements for seals and brakes leading the development and product launch teams personally.
Launched new front axle product for U.S. market.
Developed the new product and process development stage-gate process that is now used company-wide. From March 1995 to December 1995 (10 months) Manager of Purchasing and Inventory Planning @ Brought in to develop the inventory and purchasing teams into value added departments from the administrative staff roles.
Increased fill rates from 82% to 95% while maintaining ROA through supplier development programs and developing interplant relationships and information transfer.
Reduced staff by 20% and excess inventory by 17% by implementing the sales and operations planning process From July 1994 to February 1995 (8 months) Manager of Production and Capacity Planning @ Manager, Production and Capacity Planning 3/1992-7/1994
Assistant Manager, Business Development 8/1990-2/1992
Manager of Purchasing 7/1987-7/1990
Plant Maintenance Supervisor and MRO Purchasing Agent 7/1983-6/1987 From 1983 to 1994 (11 years)
MBA, International Business @ Northern Kentucky University From 1988 to 1992 BA, Ancient History @ Northern Kentucky University From 1976 to 1980 Diploma, College Prep @ Covington Latin School From 1972 to 1976 Mark Purtilar is skilled in: Supply Chain, Procurement, P&L Responsibility, Sales, Marketing, Integration, Global Experience, Capex, IT systems development, Financial Performance, Capital Equipment, Strategic Sourcing, Supply Management, Global Sourcing, Negotiation
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