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Umbrex is pleased to welcome Paresh Patel. A summary of Patel’s experience follows. “— Consulting experience from a top-tier management consulting firm (McKinsey & Company). — Consultant with extensive experience in Strategic Sourcing and Procurement/ Business Strategy. Experience in fintech, healthcare, retail & CPG, and SAAS IT sectors managing direct/ in-direct spend, end-to-end transformation, implementation, […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Maryana Dyachuk with Galiss.  Maryana honed her procurement expertise during a two-year stint at Bain, serving Fortune 500 clients and enhancing internal practices. Post-Bain, she navigated through the pandemic by founding a boutique consulting firm dedicated to operational excellence in pharma, partnering with major vaccine manufacturers. Starting as a supply […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Gonzalo Autrique with Autrique Consulting Group.  A summary of Gonzalo’s experience follows. “+20 Experience focused on Value Chain, Commercial, Procurement, Manufacturing and Distribution Strategy and Business Growth. Held leadership positions in projects in multiple industries including media, beverage, consumer package goods, retail, education, and logistics. Gonzalo A. Autrique, Founder and […]

Serge Milman shares a company post on the latest insights from CPOs on procurement priorities, challenges, and opportunities. Procurement can do more. Should do more. So say Chief Procurement Officers (CPOs). Ardent Partners Procurement Metrics that Matter in 2020 findings, sponsored by Ivalua, were presented in a recent webinar with 3 most interesting observations: Cash […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome James Hine with Jim Hine Consulting.  Jim is providing supply chain and procurement strategy, technology and operations consulting, primarily to Higher Education and the public sector. He retired from the University of California San Francisco in 2021, where he served as Chief Procurement Officer and Associate Vice Chancellor, building and […]

This company article from Serge Milman delivers a pragmatic approach to pricing and why this is as true for corporate procurement. Not only is Price important, but it is THE most important factor. It is the ONLY way we quantify and dispassionately measure results – particularly so for Procurement and Strategic Sourcing results. Price is […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Ladislav Bozik. Ladislav has 20 years of experience leading and advising complex and complicated procurement and supply chain projects, with a track record of achieving extraordinary outcomes in costs and lead times. Strategic leadership on procurement addressable spend from 100m up to 1bln EUR, with successful delivery of transformation objectives, […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Gisela Linge with Strategy Meets Reality.  Gisela Linge spent three years as Director Corporate Strategy & Development at a leading global automotive supplier and has been working as an independent consultant since 2019. Prior to her Strategy role, she was as a team leader in Product Management and Strategic Procurement […]

Steven Koltai shares an article that explores the reasoning behind President Biden’s nominee for USAID (United States Agency for International Development) administrator. When a new president taps a former U.N. ambassador, National Security Council member, and Pulitzer Prize winner to lead a battered, uncelebrated agency, something big is expected. With all due respect to her […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Jamie Warlick with FedComply. Jamie is a former BCG management consultant now working part-time in Lower Middle Market acquisitions. Prior to BCG, Jamie served as an Infantry Officer in the Marine Corps and worked as an investment banker at Barclays Capital. He holds an MBA from Wharton Business School and a […]