CWT has appointed Andrew Gunnels as the corporate’s first chief procurement officer.
In his newly-created place, Gunnels could have duty over CWT’s international strategic sourcing and procurement operations and also will lead the corporate’s international actual property and services administration.
Gunnels stories to Michelle Frymire, chief monetary officer for CWT.
“Andrew’s intensive expertise in international procurement and strategic sourcing – having come up from a core finance perform earlier than shifting to strategic sourcing – have given him a holistic view and understanding of how negotiated outcomes influence efficiency of the corporate,” Frymire stated.
“His new position as chief procurement officer very a lot aligns with CWT’s 3.zero technique, together with the transformation of the procurement perform right into a world-class enterprise associate to enhance competitiveness by driving efficiencies throughout the oblique provide base.”
Previous to becoming a member of CWT, Gunnels served as senior vp at First Information, the place he helped lead the total transformation of its international strategic sourcing perform that delivered significant monetary enhancements for the agency.
Gunnels first labored within the journey business a decade in the past through Delta Air Strains the place he began within the company finance perform earlier than heading over to the airline’s provide chain administration organisation, which labored to maximise high quality, supply and price competitiveness throughout its provide chain.