Director LATAM Travel y meetings
November 2017 - November 2019
Provide strategic vision, stakeholder relationship management to drive change and staff development. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to: travel booking processes, management of travel agencies, preferred hotel and air program compliance, travel safety programs, corporate card program, data feeds for payments and compliance monitoring. Meeting and event services include, but are not limited to: meeting management process, management of meeting planning and production agencies, preferred venue compliance, corporate meeting card program, data feeds for business analytics and compliance reporting. Using process-driven disciplines, develop business metrics to enable service management, supplier performance measurement, and resource planning to meet business needs.
Travel, Meeting and Events Strategy Senior Procurement Manager for LATAM
April 2016 - October 2017
Lead the strategic sourcing process within the Travel, Meetings & Events space and Travel delivery platforms, including identify needs, conduct pre-project planning, define projects, collect internal and external data, perform strategic analysis and identify opportunities, formulate procurement strategies and develop implementation plans. Enable supplier selection and decision process; lead / facilitate contract development, negotiation and execution process.
Regional Procurement Manager
January 2011 - August 2016
Develop and execute Procurement strategies and projects that will drive savings and efficiency for Mexico and work with the Regional Category Managers in the defined regional savings projects controlling a $100M USD of spend. Create strategic partnership with the business regarding procurement projects that will allow the business to do more with less with the optimization of the economic resources. Create and Implement supplier Diversity Program in Canada and Latin-America. Performed benchmark analysis on local suppliers, investment methodologies and the market on similar investment necessities of the business. Work in the local strategies conjunction with the regional procurement teams
at Completed Skilled Negotiator, The Gap Partnership (July 2011)
2011 - 2011 (1 year) Distrito Federal
1997 - 2001 (4 years) Distrito Federal