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Richard Boulware

Director, Global Logistics

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Richard Boulware's Work Experience

International Flavors & Fragrances

Director, Global Logistics

May 2017 to September 2019

Tilburg, North Brabant, Netherlands

International Flavors & Fragrances

Director, Global Logistics

2014 to 2017

Hazlet, New Jersey, United States

International Flavors & Fragrances

Global Category Management

2011 to 2014

Hazlet, New Jersey, United States

Richard Boulware's Education

University at Buffalo School of Management, The State University of New York

MBA

1990 to 1995

State University of New York at Buffalo

BS

1984 to 1989

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International Flavors & Fragrances

Delivered transformational success through establishing global and regional organizational structures in Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Greater Asia, logistics supplier relationship management and trade management strategies.• Achieved run-rate savings exceeding $14M, ~8% of spend, while maintaining performance goals, global customs integrity, and rationalization. Achieved results through global personnel training, and services aggregation and rationalization to...

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Director, Global Logistics @ International Flavors & Fragrances Delivered transformational success through establishing global and regional organizational structures in Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Greater Asia, logistics supplier relationship management and trade management strategies.• Achieved run-rate savings exceeding $14M, ~8% of spend, while maintaining performance goals, global customs integrity, and rationalization. Achieved results through global personnel training, and services aggregation and rationalization to a smaller supply base, technology injections, improving global visibility, and enhancing load densities through consolidation strategies. From May 2017 to September 2019 (2 years 5 months) Tilburg, North Brabant, NetherlandsDirector, Global Logistics @ International Flavors & Fragrances Led all aspects of global strategy and technology innovation for Air, Ocean, Road, and Rail transport. Operational focus, included process governance, cost transparency, risk mitigation, and in-transit visibility, managing $175M+ annual logistics spend.• Launched global ‘back-to-basics’ initiative to align global locations to standardized global policies and procedures, focusing on logistics procurement, rate cards, routing guides, incident escalations, and performance levels via globally consistent metrics. From 2014 to 2017 (3 years) Hazlet, New Jersey, United StatesGlobal Category Management @ International Flavors & Fragrances Oversaw global strategy development and execution of global price-risk management and cost control projects across Energy (Spend: $45M), Logistics ($110M), and Information Technology ($25M). Program and change manager for Ariba Strategic Sourcing software deployment and SAP integration.• Negotiated Global Air / Ocean Logistics contract ($4.5M savings, 4%) via a stronger negotiation position, based on research and aggregated demands for logistics services. • Completed 4.5MW Solar Array Electricity Agreement contract ($1.0M savings via research and development of fact-based, market-knowledgeable negotiation position) and first amongst IFF’s competitors for implementing green-energy installation.• Structured governance for expanded Natural Gas physical contract hedging position, based on research of regulations for non-financial public companies, engaging in physical contract versus financial hedging to manage fluctuating expenses. From 2011 to 2014 (3 years) Hazlet, New Jersey, United StatesDirector, Global Sourcing, Logistics and Supply Chain Strategy @ International Flavors & Fragrances Managed Supply Chain Analysis team and delivered support for $1.1B+ global sourcing, including SKU rationalization, emerging-market strategic sourcing, supplier diversity, supply network optimization, Global Metrics / Operations / Supplier scorecards.• Engaged in persistent requirements gathering, maintaining my team’s focus on function and category results. From 2005 to 2011 (6 years) Hazlet, New Jersey, United StatesManager, Global Supply Chain Strategy @ International Flavors & Fragrances Supported development of Greater Asia Manufacturing and Logistics Master Plan and NA Aroma Chemical Distribution Strategy Development (2002 - 2003, $35M capital investment avoidance and $1.1M operations savings via site consolidations).• Contributed to master plan over a 6-month period of multiple site visits with direct and indirect collections of manufacturing cell capacity and utilization measurements, reviews of investments, and impacts on capacity, as compared to market growth forecasts.• Completed comprehensive data gathering from plant managers, customer service personnel, and reviews of personnel costs, center-of-gravity distribution site considerations and logistics expenses for developing 5-year execution plan. From 2002 to 2005 (3 years) Dayton, New Jersey, United StatesProgram Manager @ E-Steel Delivered “eRMA”, supply-chain management, e-business solution for Ford Motor Company (NA/EU) and company’s 175 global suppliers - on-time / on-budget. “eRMA” remains the foundation of Ford’s $1.2B+ steel procurement and resale program. “eRMA” delivered materials specifications, pricing management, EDI/XML messaging, receivables, payables, claims management, and web-based training development. Deployed “eRMA” to 175 NA/EU locations in 4½ months. Supported post-deployment sales cycles (Chrysler, Ford and Mazda Motors, Japan). Provided business development and presales support for potential multinational clients.• Engaged in detailed planning and daily contacts to execute contract, deliver P&L forecasts, maintaining 35-person development team, managing customer relationships, and deploying the final software solution. From 2000 to 2002 (2 years) Manhattan, New York, United StatesManager, Global Database Operations @ Bristol Myers Squibb Spearheaded product portfolio data mining (13K+ SKUs) and analysis for 110 worldwide BMS performance markets and 33 manufacturing locations. Projected results included improved cash flow and safety stock reductions, resulting in $60MM impact on business unit contribution.• Contributed to research and analyses retrieving data from various PC- and minicomputer-based systems to deliver consolidated inventory and P&L reports. Resulting pareto-style graphic reports facilitated focus on key product groups, regions, and distribution networks, delivering focus on areas for cash flow and margin improvements.Maintained metrics for inventory turns and customer service for over 100 worldwide supply chain managers. Reviewed monthly inventory reports with Marketing, Purchasing, and Operational Managers. Reduced worldwide inventory levels by 10% while supporting 20% pharmaceutical and consumer medicines product sales growth.• Implemented Intranet-based, report-distribution tools, resulting in a 2 full-time-equivalents reduction ($350K of direct savings).• Championed and led inter-divisional team to consolidate worldwide collection and dissemination of supply chain information among worldwide markets, plants, and headquarters location. Project, sponsored by WWMG CFO, through business process reengineering, and applying new database and Intranet technologies.Led “brown paper” review of product-information sharing processes, resulting in an increase in GDO’s internal customer service, while simultaneously supporting 33% reduction of FTE’s.• Implemented new product coding and financial tracking processes and procedures, supporting launch of European and Middle Eastern pharmaceutical product tolling for Australia and Ireland bulk tablet value-adding manufacturing. From 1997 to 2000 (3 years) Plainsboro, New Jersey, United StatesMechanical/Manufacturing Engineer @ Bristol Myers Squibb From 1987 to 1997 (10 years) Buffalo, New York, United States


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