Ben Suidman

Global Sourcing & Procurement Executive

Created vision, developed plans and drove innovation in global sourcing, procurement, operations and product development to improve profitability, reduce costs and expedite product to market.

Proven record of streamlining processes, reducing inventory, enhancing productivity and improving quality, while increasing ROI, on-time delivery and customer satisfaction.
Forward thinking, metrics driven and detail oriented with proven strengths in prioritizing and managing multiple tasks.

With responsibility for managing brand portfolios up to $180M and 450 vendors, can make sourcing and procurement a source of profits and competitive advantage by:

- Managing operations to improve production efficiency and reduce costs
- Achieving buy-in from diverse stakeholders, creating common vision and consensus
- Building, training and leading high-performance teams that exceed expectations
- Sourcing and procuring materials, products and production globally

Greater Seattle Area

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Results

  • 40%
    Inventory reduction
  • 25%
    Brand portfolio reduction
  • 35%
    Improved margins
  • 300%
    Sales increase

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