Global Sourcing Director - Travel Category @
Senior Materials Manager - Nokia Display Products - Americas @
Global Sourcing Director- Global Indirect Sourcing Group @
University of Houston-Clear Lake
Global strategic sourcing leader with extensive business and legal experience in direct and indirect strategic sourcing, logistics, business development, and strategic partnering in industry leading, transforming and start up company environments. Consistent record of business benefits delivery and creative added value beyond traditional sourcing roles. Recognized relationship builder with supply chain partners and internal operational / executive
Global strategic sourcing leader with extensive business and legal experience in direct and indirect strategic sourcing, logistics, business development, and strategic partnering in industry leading, transforming and start up company environments. Consistent record of business benefits delivery and creative added value beyond traditional sourcing roles. Recognized relationship builder with supply chain partners and internal operational / executive stakeholders. Broad experience in hi-tech and energy business sectors in domestic and international / global markets including Europe, Asia and Latin America.
Director - Indirect Supply Chain @ CHC Helicopter is the world's largest helicopter services company. With 50 years of history and more than 60 bases, CHC provides offshore oilfield transport services and "search and rescue" operations across the globe. CHC's Heli One division is the world's largest helicopter repair, maintenance and overhaul provider.
-- Global director of the indirect supply chain. Directing new and growing team providing strategic sourcing services for more than $300 million in spend across all indirect categories in North America, Brazil, Europe, Africa, Southeast Asia and Australia.
-- Director level responsibility for purchasing / transactional functions globally. Currently moving from manual requisitioning systems to new Lawson/M3 eProcurement system. From October 2012 to Present (3 years 3 months) Client Delivery Lead @ Procurian is the leading specialist in comprehensive procurement solutions. Transformational business leaders partner with Procurian to drive sustainable changes to their cost structures on an accelerated basis. Our built-out Specialized Procurement Infrastructure™ integrates with your business to optimize spending and deliver real savings that equal a margin point or more. The Client Delivery Lead ensures that Procurian's contractually based commitments and performance metrics in strategic sourcing and transactional purchasing are met. Supported RIM's "CORE" team, a team of executive management charged with reducing opex at RIM. Responsible for delivering over $60mm in annual savings across a wide spectrum of spend including: IT, Marketing, MRO, Facilities, Travel and Corporate Services. Responsibilities include driving change
management and communication efforts, fostering positive relationships with senior executives,
resolving program level issues and developing strategies for successful program delivery. From June 2012 to October 2012 (5 months) Global Sourcing Director- Global Indirect Sourcing Group @ -- Developed strategic sourcing suppot for new "Developer Experience and Marketplace" team.
-- "Redefined" the Sourcing role to add value and benefits beyond the traditional methodology.
-- Responsible for end-to-end success of Nokia's ecosystem by sourcing unique and differentiating global applications, execution of Nokia's content strategy, and leveraging Nokia resources and spend to enhance comprehensive partnership deals and application development.
-- Secured commitment from Nokia travel brand partners (airlines, hotels, etc) to develop compelling mobile applications marketed through the Nokia Store and Windows Marketplace.
-- Leveraged spend from Nokia / Microsoft partnership to jointly source market intelligence and application language localization services.
-- Acted as a catalyst to bring various functional groups together at Nokia to eliminate redundant sourcing efforts, reduce spend, and streamline the sourcing process.
-- Commercial negotiation support for global partnerships with leading media and consumer brands. From 2010 to March 2012 (2 years) Global Sourcing Director - Travel Category @ -- Led Global Travel Sourcing team responsible for over $500 million in annual global spending. Produced over $40 million in annual cost savings through supplier negotiations, conumption management, and compliance.
-- Launched "Travelogic" campaign, a global change management effrort to transform how the organization views and utilizes corporate travel.
-- Developed and implemented Nokia Travel Consultancy service. Used data analytics and a consultancy methodology to guide stakeholder groups and embed sustainable behavioral change to increase policy compliance and reduce travel spend. Nokia's year-on-year global travel spending decreased by 50% due in part to "Travelogic" and Nokia Travel Consultancy. From 2008 to 2010 (2 years) Director - Americas Region Indirect Sourcing @ -- Manage 75-employee strategic sourcing and operations team in North and South America responsible for over $1 billion in annual indirect spend over all indirect spend categories.
-- Generated over $130 million in busness benefits over a three year period ($70 million in 12 months) with an ROI of 9.5. Benefits included $5 million in cash via asset recovery.
-- Developed regional indirect sourcing and procurement strategy based on Nokia global priorities.
-- Emphasized the use of eSourcing tools in indirect spend areas generating over $14 million in benefits in a six month period. From 2006 to 2008 (2 years) Director - Americas Marketing Category Sourcing @ -- Led North and South American regional marketing sourcing team responsible for over $400 million in annual spending including creative / marketing activation services, media, and interactive/digital marketing.
-- Generated over $54 million in regional business benefits in 2 years with double-digit ROI.
-- Revised agency revenue models and implemented performance based contractual metrics.
-- Reduced costs of "above the line" media by as much as 30% and generated over $17 million in annual savings.
-- Regional lead for global "Project Max", a $14 million investment in accelerated marketing sourcing utilizing external resources generating over $136 million in global business benefits in 12 months. From 2003 to 2005 (2 years) Senior Manager, Customer Logistics, North America @ -- Managed North American based logistics team supporting major base station infrastructure rollouts.
-- Centralized logistics ops and distribution replacing over 40 uncoordinated customer warehouses.
-- Utilized "merge-in-transit" model and site-based delivery reducing customer "door-to-door" lead times for international shipments to 8 days. From 2001 to 2003 (2 years) Senior Manager, Digital Services Development - Americas @ -- Americas regional manager on global team to launch "back end" platform and develop / deliver wireless applications in the Americas through the leading wireless carriers. From 2000 to 2001 (1 year) Senior Materials Manager - Americas @ -- Member of global management team that built, staffed and operated an 80,000 sq ft Maquiladora monitor factory and cross-border logistics hub in first 12 months of operation.
-- Staffed and managed international supply chain management and materials organization for the Americas region working with other Nokia factories in Finland and Hungary.
-- Negotiated supplier financed inventory system for over 80% of BOM value freeing up over $1 million in capital and reducing "A" item inventory investment to less than "1 day" generating a positive cash flow. From 1997 to 2000 (3 years) Global Director of Material and Sourcing @ -- Developed and directed materials management for "start up" PC company including major supplier relationships with industry leaders Microsoft, Intel, AMD, Samsung, and Sanyo.
-- Negotiated and managed $50 million contract manufacturing package during the first 12 months.
-- Designed and negotiated agreements for "cross dock" finished goods hub system eliminating Monorail financing of raw material, WIP, and finished goods inventory.
-- Implemented 3rd party logistics operation with FedEx including reverse logistics for repairs and a call center.
-- Negotiated agreements and implemented vendor financed and managed inventory for 90% of BOM value for personal computers. From 1996 to 1997 (1 year) Attorney at Law @ -- Worked weekends and evenings as an Associate Attorney supporting Partners in areas of civil litigation, contract disputes, business transactions, corporations, wills, trusts, probate, and estate planning. From 1993 to 1995 (2 years) Senior Commodity and Sourcing Manager - Mech Assemblies and Components @ -- Directed cross-functional team to develop an produce 1.3 million ($70 million) computer chassis in 12 months with 200+ inventory turns utilizing minimal warehouse space.
-- Coordinated global commodty team to source and produce all tooling, mechanical parts, and assemblies for Compaq's new product development efforts for eight years.
-- Implemented regional sourcing strategy with existing supplier plant relocations to reduce leadtimes to "hours", reduce freight costs by 75% with near 100% piece part and assembly quality rates. From 1987 to 1995 (8 years) Senior Buyer @ -- Managed $25 million in annual purchases of computers, peripherals, and electro-mechanical assemblies for industry leader in oil well wireline services.
-- Generate over $1 million in annual cost reductions through global supplier agreements. From 1981 to 1986 (5 years)
JD, Civil litigation; contract law @ South Texas College of Law From 1989 to 1993 MBA, Marketing & Mgmt @ University of Houston-Clear Lake From 1982 to 1985 BS, Industrial Mgmt @ Louisiana State University Paul Perry is skilled in: Strategic Sourcing, Global Sourcing, Sourcing, Procurement, eSourcing, Cost Reduction, Logistics, Category Management, Cost Savings, Supplier Management, Supply Chain Management, Spend Analysis, Sourcing & Procurement, Supplier Evaluation, Supply Chain Optimization
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