United States Military Academy at West Point
Purchasing, Contract Mfg., and Supply Chain senior leader with experience in buying Indirects, Packaging, Raw Materials, Finished Goods, and Capex globally, while significantly improving operating results. West Point graduate with an M.B.A. Excellent team leader and motivator; known for developing strong internal stakeholder and strategic supplier relationships. Background in lean manufacturing, finance, supply chain, risk management, and
Purchasing, Contract Mfg., and Supply Chain senior leader with experience in buying Indirects, Packaging, Raw Materials, Finished Goods, and Capex globally, while significantly improving operating results. West Point graduate with an M.B.A. Excellent team leader and motivator; known for developing strong internal stakeholder and strategic supplier relationships. Background in lean manufacturing, finance, supply chain, risk management, and contracts.
Specialties: Vision, Strategy, and Execution. Global Purchasing (Ingredients, Packaging, Raw Materials, Capex, MRO, Energy, Solar Power, Facilities Management, Logistics), Contract Manufacturing, Finance, Operations, Strategic Sourcing, Negotiation, Supply Chain, Consumer Packaged Goods, Foods, Beverages, Cosmetics, Wines and Spirits, Contracts.
Director of Global Strategic Sourcing @ Lead the company purchasing team in support of global operations, in the areas of commodities, ingredients, barrel wood, office supplies, IT, MRO, packaging, energy, facilities management, and corporate services and investments. Develop and implement best practices, strategies, and initiatives via cross-functional coordination with stakeholders. Serve as the thought leader for the organization for strategic sourcing, and deliver a competitive advantage in the areas of innovation, quality, service, and cost. Lead vendor management activities, cost reduction strategies, benchmarking, and risk mitigation. Inspire the sourcing talent base, and promote diversity, participation, accountability, teamwork, and continuous improvement. Develop and execute the supplier diversity program.
Major brands: Jack Daniels, Southern Comfort, Finlandia Vodka, Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Old Forester, Herradura, Pepe Lopez, and el Jimador Tequilas, Korbel Champagne, Chambord Liqueur, Canadian Mist, Early Times, Sonoma-Cutrer Wines, Collingwood Whisky. From February 2015 to Present (11 months) Director- Indirect Purchasing @ Director for the Indirect Purchasing categories of Facilities Management, Energy, Capex, MRO, IT, and Logistics, with a total annual spend of $350 million. Led sourcing for solar energy, automated guided vehicles, and other complex purchases that delivered innovation and major savings. Coordinated with stakeholders to optimize spends for stores, offices, plants, labs, and distribution centers, and leverage spends across divisions. Partnered with IBM, within a co-sourcing model. Created segment strategies and supplier panels for primary categories. Developed strategic supplier relationships. From July 2011 to January 2015 (3 years 7 months) AVP- Direct Purchasing @ Leader of North American Contract Mfg. team for the #1 global cosmetics company. Managed $200 million annual spend, including raw materials, packaging, and value added services. Delivered superior annual cost reductions, to fuel business growth. Fostered innovation from partner companies. Coached and developed strategic suppliers. Instituted world-class contracts. Established legal, financial, and negotiation training. Developed comprehensive segment purchasing strategies. Inspired and developed a team to expand their capabilities and knowledge. From March 2009 to June 2011 (2 years 4 months) Group Finance Manager- Purchasing @ Finance leader for a Contract Mfg. group with $2.5 billion sales, $800mm profits, and a $750 million spend, producing 725 mm lbs. annually, among 35 plants, with 800 SKUs. Created period financial analysis, Capex, and AOPs, to ensure delivery against P&L goals. Assessed and scorecarded supplier performance. Contributed insights on financial trends and key economic drivers. Provided detailed analysis for Make vs. Buy decisions. Ensured accurate forecasts, and beat all annual savings goals. From January 2007 to February 2009 (2 years 2 months) Industry Manager- Purchasing @ Purchasing Manager for Contract Mfg. partnerships; leading cost, quality, service, and growth. Managed the Multipack, Dips, and Meats industries, with 5-10 plants, and a $150mm spend, including Capex, ingredients, packaging, labor, and overhead. Delivered $25mm in net productivity, achieving best-ever product costs/lb. Coached partner companies, and enhanced their structures, capabilities, and results. Created strategic alliances with partners, to maximize productivity and ROIC. From January 2000 to December 2006 (7 years) Operations Business Unit Leader @ Led 9 managers and 300 team members across three shifts, producing $275mm of products annually, including Fritos, Doritos, Cheetos, and Tostitos. Initiated team-driven plans that created over $2mm in productivity, resulting in the best cost performance among 40 corn products plants. From July 1997 to December 1999 (2 years 6 months) Operations Manager @ Led shift operations, with 5 team leaders and 180 team members. From March 1995 to June 1997 (2 years 4 months) Operations Shift Manager @ From February 1990 to February 1995 (5 years 1 month) Operations Specialist @ From July 1989 to January 1990 (7 months) Operations Officer, Captain @ From July 1984 to June 1989 (5 years)
M.B.A., General Management @ Indiana University - Kelley School of Business From 1998 to 2000 B.S., Engineering @ United States Military Academy at West Point From 1980 to 1984 Paul Hogan is skilled in: Group Purchasing, Procurement, Procurement Outsourcing, Procurement Contracts, Indirect Purchasing, Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Optimization, Manufacturing Operations Management, Lean Transformation, Sustainable Energy, Solar Energy, Capital Equipment Purchasing, MRO Management, Facilities Management
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