Avicenna Partners Medical Innovations (AP Medical) December 2014 - at PresentServe as the head for Middle East and Africa reporting directly to the board of directors to bring new medical technologies and products to emerging markets. Responsible for every aspect of the company operations including managing the P&L, A/R, cash flow, pricing, partnerships, sales, marketing and supply chain.
Logistics Director – Supply Chain Management
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi April 2013 - December 2014Joined the CCAD project team to build the region’s leading world class teaching hospital. Responsible for developing the supply chain management system including the replenishment, storage and distribution systems of clinical and non-clinical supplies and equipment. Further accomplishments include the building of the ERP system, establishment of the procure-to-pay process and introduced a lean Kanban replenishment processes.
Supply Chain Manager - GCC & South Africa
Baxter Healthcare January 2010 - April 2013Responsible for the Planning, Forecasting, Import/Export, Customer Service, Replenishment, Warehousing and Logistics Operations for Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Yemen, United Arab Emirates and South Africa. Managed 5 personnel and supported the development of a new Supply Chain Department in Dubai which is responsible for the Forecast management, Customer Service, Order Analysis, Financial Forecasts, Warehousing, Import/Export, Logistics and Freight Budgets for the MEA region.
Continuous Improvement Leader – Warehouse & Distribution
Baxter Healthcare October 2007 - January 2010Managed 16 employees in the planning, receiving, packing, shipping, inspection, logistics and supply of all manufacturing components, materials and intermediates. Coordinated the logistics and distribution of all finished product to various destinations throughout the world while ensuring the highest level of quality and service. Added the distribution of 4 new lines of product/intermediates resulting in over $5 Million dollars of absorption and saving over $200,000 in costs per year – Brazil, Austria, China and Japan. Prepared and Organized Business Unit Operations Budget of over $7 million dollars ensuring that costs and expenses are controlled and all future objectives are fully met and accounted for.
Senior Operations Analyst
Baxter Healthcare January 2007 - October 2007Contributed to the continuous improvement of the Baxter Pharma Manufacturing Group through various projects utilizing Six Sigma, Lean, and Project Management tools to drive significant process improvement.
Supply & Logistics Specialist
United States Marine Corps September 2003 - December 2006Held the position of Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge at the Squadron Support Division in the Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 39. Senior supervisor of procurement division operations that supported 14 squadrons in all requirements ranging from equipment, personal gear, flight gear, maintenance gear as well as tools and machinery.
MBA - Management
American Intercontinental University
2004 - 2006
University of Southern California
1998 - 2002