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Daniele F.

EMEA Procurement Director
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Last activity May, 12, 2022 08:16 AM
Company: Colgate Palmolive
Industry: Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Switzerland, Basel-Landschaft, Oberwil
  • Overview

    Seasoned, ambitious professional with 25 years record of achievement in different supply chain functions such as packaging, project management, supply chain management and procurement within the ever-changing, dynamic global market. Intuitive leader with acute business acumen and expertise in development of procurement organizations, portfolios and processes for complex multi-national and multicultural E2E organization. Adept ability to align core business, revenue, and growth goals to enhance return on investment. Demonstrated ability to position Procurement as a strategic partner, always ahead of competition, to impact top and bottom profit lines. Solid history of success in product development, cost control and reduction, acquisition and retention, key account development, and third-party vendor relationship development. Experience managing dispersed teams located across the world through strong communication skills and committed team building.


Total Work Experience :

25 Year(s)

Experience as a freelancer :

0 Year(s)

Total Experience in Procurement :

19 Year(s)

Languages with Professional working proficiency level :

English - German - Italian

Countries i can cover :

Switzerland - Italy

Relevant Procurement Functional Skill/Categories
SAP 25 year(s)

Sourcing/Category Management 19 year(s)
Drugs and Pharmaceutical Products
Industrial Production and Manufacturing Services
  • Bachelor1989-09-01 to 1995-10-01

    Mechanical Engineering
    Tor Vergata University

Past Experiences
  • Colgate Palmolive | Chemicals

    1997-09-01 - Today

    EMEA Procurement Director

    Orchestrate organization procurement for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Report to the Chief Procurement Officer.

    Develop and implement Global Procurement strategies, in conjunction with the CPO. Secure tools and processes aimed at realizing cost savings, supply-risk reduction, and build strong supplier’s relationships. Optimize structural organization and resource utilization. Strengthen the corporate brand through positioning Procurement as a key aspect of company profitability.

    Selected Contributions:

    • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in anticipating future-supply issues, and in building stronger relationship with both operation and suppliers to be the “customer of preference”.

    • Established process for Dynamic Constrained Supply, Quarterly Procurement/Operation Review and Dynamic Vendor Scorecard.

    • Expanded and enhanced processes developed in previous role such as, Contract Manufacturers Spend Analytics, Risk Management for chemical and pack materials, Negotiation & Award Governance.

    • Achieved approximately 5% spend reduction YoY (Year-on-year), -20% suppliers rationalization, -80% spend in single source, +50% saving from contract manufacturers

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