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New York City, New York, United States
May 15, 2019

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Dynamic and innovative leader with 20 years of international experience in Sourcing &vendor management and Category management. Experience in large highly regulated corporate environments successfully leading domestic and international teams. Proven visionary and change leader with experience leading multi-billion dollar global procurement transformations. Recognized as a forward-thinking influential leader who develops teams that are inspired, challenged and empowered.

Key Accomplishments

Lead the design and implementation of a $500 m plus professional services category procurement.

Established a 100 plus person sourcing and category procurement center of excellence in India.

Involved and led Procurement transformation projects –Procure to pay implementation & Low cost sourcing.

Spearheaded big spend, strategic RFI’s, Competitive Due Diligences and major MSA Negotiations.

Strong influencing & stakeholder management skills across all levels of business.

Leading & project managing major outsourcing change programs.

Core Competencies






BLACKROCK (World's Largest Asset Management Company with 6.6 trillion AUM) New York City -2017 till present.

Vice President -Sourcing & Vendor Management –Professional Services

Establishing the global category strategy for professional services including the Big 4 audit & accounting firms, Financial print and Non IT Consulting.

Identify & convert key opportunities /projects/sub categories-New or recurring, drive & create a go to market strategy for them.

Direct, partner & work closely with teams of sourcing leads & stakeholder on strategic vendor partnerships, contract negotiations and setting pricing strategy.

Drive continuous improvement and optimization of an end-to-end procurement transformation.

Helped in implementing procure to pay tool globally for the organization including functional leadership for development and implementation of world-class sourcing processes.

BLACKROCK (World biggest asset Management Company 6.6 trillion AUM) Gurgaon –India (2016-2017)

Vice President -Sourcing & Vendor Management

Headed the sourcing & vendor management 20 plus team based out of Gurgaon.

Drove continuous improvement and optimization of an end-to-end procurement transformation.

Transformed & established a successful team along with creating a sustainable metrics of measurement model covering cost avoidance targets & turnaround times.

Championed the talent acquisition efforts for the team.

Helped in developing a framework inclusive of policies, controls and reporting.

BANK OF AMERICA, $83 billion financial services company Gurgaon, India

Assistant Vice President, Sourcing center of excellence 2015 - 2017

Work on design, implementation and change adoption for a $23B Sourcing center of excellence program.

Championed the talent acquisition efforts for a newly established sourcing & category management team.

Established a sourcing center of excellence located in India.

Supported the evaluation, supplier selection and contract negotiation for an outsourced procurement program.

Led the professional services team of 40 plus sourcing leads.

Infosys’s Gurgaon, India

Senior Consultant –Solution Design 2013-2014

Led the pre sales team for creating and implementing customized supply chain solutions for Infosys’s clients.

Developed, Designed and deployed advanced sourcing solutions, business case, sourcing strategies.

Leading solution related MRO, tail spend management and supplier relationship

Developing Procurement Outsourcing strategies.

Create Sourcing &Procurement intellectual assets (on-line and off-line) through usage of thought leadership.

Alcatel Lucent Now Nokia Solutions Gurgaon, India

General Manager –Procurement 2008-2013

Managed end to end procurement & category management for $1.4B category of HR, Professional & Managed services including business process offshoring.

Successfully performed numerous multimillion projects undertaking sourcing, tendering and auctioning activities in order to deliver process efficiency and contribute towards company’s cost avoidance targets as well build strategic relationships in India, South East Asia & North Asia.

Implemented of Procurement corporate strategies, corporate contracts and objectives.

British Telecom, India Gurgaon, India

Manager Sourcing –

IT Services & Business process offshoring 2006-2008

Undertaking sourcing, tendering and auctioning activities in order to deliver process efficiency to BT Group for procurement of IT & BPO services.

To work closely with internal Business Partners, understand the requirements, draw the procurement plan & run the selection and appropriate procurement process to deliver best in class deals.

Implemented key strategies like Procuring software services from low cost countries like China, leading to major cost / services optimization.

Lead a project team responsible for revising contract templates.

Served as primary interface to customers and vendors to align supply chain strategies with business objectives.

evalue Serve Pvt Limited,

Manager - Procurement 2005-2006

Coordinated sourcing governance and contract management for a complex $1B outsourcing relationship.

Contributed to the development of company-wide supply chain policies and processes.

Solely handling all purchases for the organization covering IT equipment’s, office fit out capex procurements of servers, workstations, carpets, networking and electrical cabling access systems etc.,software, and administrative purchase.

Performing e-procurements for software purchases as well as for publications, licenses, renewals et-al.

Convergys, 2003-2005

Senior Asset Officer

Responsible for all capex IT, Local Admin & General Services as well as global Purchases.

Responsible for implementing new projects in totality based on new order bookings or as per existing client’s requirements from design to implementation.

Source, appoint and supervise contract staff for various support services like House Keeping, Security, Engineering, Cafeteria, Pest Control, Transport, Landscaping, and Rental of Office Equipment’s etc.

Hughes Communication Ltd, India

Senior Coordinator – Managed Network Services 1999-2003

Managing purchases of networking equipment’s against End customer orders

Responsible for the Pre-Sales support to the sales team for negotiating MNS deals

1997-1999 at Hewlett Packard

Key Assignments Handled:

Escalation Executive 1997-1999

Managing channel partners escalations.

Introduced billing systems for the service center and closed customers and channel partners pending issues.

Improved service center accountability and improvised interaction with the customers.

Professional Qualifications

»Post Graduate Diploma in International Trade & Marketing from Symbiosis Institute of Management, Pune (1997-1999 Batch)

»Graduation in Economic (Hons) from Jesus & Mary College, Delhi University (1994-1997)

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