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Supply Chain Customer Service

Malvern, PA, 19355
October 11, 2013

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*High Impact Pharmaceutical Executive *with 20+ years of demonstrated

success in leading diverse teams of professionals to new levels of

achievement within Global Supply Chain Management. Strong technical and

business qualifications with an impressive track record of experience

managing Strategic Planning, Project Management, Procurement, External

Manufacturing, Supplier Management, and Distribution. Customer service

oriented leader accountable for more than $3 billion in annual sales. Proven

ability to successfully analyze an organization's critical business

requirements, identify deficiencies, potential opportunities, and develop

innovative and cost-effective solutions for enhancing competitiveness,

increasing revenues. Selfless advocate for team empowerment towards

driving ‘Patient First’ metrics and performance


Career Highlights:*

v *Corporate Strategy*: Developed and executed functional strategic

roadmaps to identify and mitigate gaps for the organization’s Long Range


v *Organizational Development:* Built and developed world-class global

teams of Supply Chain Management professionals charged with strategy

execution and best in class performance

v *Operations Management:* Identified and implemented global supply chain

solutions resulting in best in class customer order fill rate while

reducing cost of goods and optimizing working capital.

v *Cost Reduction:* Lead cross-functional teams to execute a corporate

outsourcing decision resulting in the shutdown of Shire’s internal

manufacturing plant

v *People Management:* Created and sustained effective people management

processes with creating a motivating workplace, high level of engagement,

team accountability

v *Executive Leadership:* Successfully guided Shire and Schering-Plough

through product shortages, compliance initiatives, and Controlled Substance

Quota management avoiding negative P&L impact while strengthening

relationships with the key suppliers

v *Lean & Process Improvement:* Executive sponsor of various Six Sigma

projects resulting in improvements in supplier relationships, lead time and

inventory reduction, and improved customer service levels


ü Global Supply Chain Management

ü Lean Manufacturing & Process Improvement

ü Strategic Sourcing & Procurement

ü Corporate Change Management

ü Cost Reduction & Profit Improvement

ü Capital Improvement & Technical Transfers

ü Organizational Development

ü New Product Launch Management


*Endo Healthcare solutions* – Wayne, PA

* 9/2012 – Present*

*Vice President, Supply Chain Procurement & Logistics*

Reporting to the Executive Vice President, Supply Chain and Quality with

accountability for managing Contract Manufacturing, Strategic Sourcing, DEA

Compliance and distribution teams accountable for $3 billion in revenue.

* *

*Selected Achievements:*

Created strategy for attaining sustainable cost of goods

reduction of 4% per year while immediately achieving 2013 COGs reduction of

$10 million

Implemented DEA compliance program by improving quota management

process, inventory reporting and implementation of SOMs program

Identified and implemented global supply chain solutions

resulting in 99.9% customer order fill rate for branded products and 96%

for generic products

Implementing S&OP process and metrics to measure, improve and

sustain team performance**


* 3/2005 – 9/2012*

*Vice President, Global Materials Management (3/2007 – 9/2012)

Sr. Director, Global Materials Management*

Promoted to Head of Global Materials Management reporting to the Senior

Vice President, Global Supply Chain with accountability for global network

of contract manufacturing and distribution sites accountable for $3 billion

in revenue. Control a $20 mil budget and lead over 90 of professionals in

global functions consisting of Supply Planning & Artwork, Business

Analytics, Supplier Relationship Management, and Distribution. Provide

strategic and tactical leadership to ensure Shire’s sustained growth by

ensuring improvements in productivity, customer service, and profitability

* *

*Selected Achievements:*

Executed supply chain assessments supporting due diligences,

divestment, and asset integration initiatives.

Reduced an average of 5% per year in cost of goods and optimizing

working capital

Reduced costs of $20 million per year through successful

outsourcing of Shire’s manufacturing volume to a Strategic Contract


Identified and implemented global supply chain solutions

resulting in ‘best in class’ 99.9% customer order fill rate

Functional Lead for corporate SAP upgrade initiatives, APO SNP

and SNC implementations, MTS/MTO product assessment and ‘Pull’ process


Established a Global Trade Management initiative to ensure

import/export compliance for Shire’s products worldwide

Enabled strategic and operational decision-making using standard

tools, processes, metrics, and analytics consistent with the company’s

business objectives

Created strong DEA and other regulatory body compliance

management oversight through sustainable people, process and technology

solutions resulting in accurate data reporting, training, and monitoring


Championed the recruiting of top talent into the Global Materials

Management Organization as part of Shire’s Supply Chain Transformation


*Director, Global Supply Chain Procurement (3/2005 - 3/2007)*

Pursuing industry best practices for sourcing by implementing risk

management, cost containment, and cost reduction measures. Responsible for

ensuring balance of service levels, costs of goods and compliance with

global governmental regulatory bodies including DEA, FDA and MHRA. Created

strategic network of suppliers to meet short and long term business needs

resulting in optimized costs, improved delivery performance and compliance,

creation of intellectual property and optimize speed to market

*Selected Achievements:*

Reduced total expenditure by $20 million by leading strategic

price negotiation with key raw material suppliers

Instituted business review meetings and performance measurement

scorecards with suppliers located globally

Executing supply chain assessments supporting due diligences,

divestment and asset integration initiatives

Led preparation and finalization of business, financial and legal

documents such as RF’x’, Appropriation Requests, Secrecy Agreements, Letter

of Intents, and Supply Agreements



*1997 – 3/2005*

*Strategic Sourcing Manager, Raw Materials & Contract Manufacturing (2002 –


Sourcing Manager with buying responsibilities of $70M per annum for solid

doses, API, Excipients, DPI, and Aerosol contract manufactured

products. Sourced

new products, technologies, and qualified alternate suppliers by leading

cross functional team consisting of Production Planning, Research,

Marketing, Regulatory, and Quality. Analyzed and reported on supplier

financial stability, efficiency, cost development, productivity, variances,

and supply challenges

*Selected Accomplishments:*

l Project Manager of several Capital Projects including $25M Dry Powder

Inhaler Production line and $5M Nasonex® production line project, mold

builds, and Actuator Capacity Expansion projects

l Saved $8 million annually through collaborated negotiations for a Dry

Powder Inhaler (DPI) project

l Negotiated Redipen® unit cost reduction of $2M over 2003 and 2004

l Supported Clinical manufacturing operations, technical transfers, scale

up projects

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*Senior Engineer (2001 – 2002)*

Reinforced Lean Manufacturing to improve productivity, quality, waste, and

operating profitability. Provide support for technical and commercial

negotiations in collaboration with Procurement

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*Prior Positions Held*: Purchasing Agent (*1998 – 2001*), Industrial

Engineer (*1997 – 1998*), Supervisor, Maintenance Operation Center (*1993 –



*B.S., Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering, *New Jersey

Institute of Technology – Newark, NJ

*Shire Rx Making a Difference Award*, ‘Outsourcing Initiatives’, 2009

*Shire Rx Impact Award*, ‘Negotiation of Aseptic Contract Termination, 2008

*Shire Rx Impact Award*, ‘Development of Sourcing Methodology’, 2007

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