Gary W

Senior Operations, Procurement and Supply Chain Executive


Senior Vice President


San Antonio, TX

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I am looking for an opportunity to use my experience as an accomplished operations, supply chain, and procurement executive with over 30 years’ experience in acquisitions, integrations, performance improvement and cost reduction. As the senior procurement executive in a multi-billion-dollar global corporation, I have had extensive experience in acquisition diligence and post-acquisition integration, supply chain optimization, risk management and complex negotiations. Having been an operations leader with P&L responsibility for half of my career, I bring a balanced perspective and a consultative approach that ensures that procurement and supply chain activities have a consistently positive impact on all areas of operations. I am results oriented leader who develops a positive organizational culture and is committed to producing measurable results that impact the bottom line.




 Key contributor as a senior operations professional and procurement leader to Vericast’s 30-year evolution and profitable growth from annual revenue of $90M to over $4B  Spearheaded operations and procurement initiatives to include acquisition diligence, integrations, plant and department openings and consolidations, delivering on cost reduction commitments  Led two plant turnarounds, reversing negative performance trends, and raising plant morale, utilizing methodologies such as Total Productive Maintenance and Lean  Built procurement and supply chain teams that delivered substantial year over year procurement savings and surety of supply for all operating companies and clients  Established Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility program to include an ISO 14001 environmental management system, carbon reporting and compliance with the EcoVadis corporate social responsibility framework  Initiated global sourcing relationships for paper procurement, printing, call center services, finance and IT infrastructure




In my previous roles I have managed manufacturing plants, worked as a procurement category manager and served as the Senior Procurement Executive for a $4B per year holding company with operations around the world.