Procurecon Facilities 2019

January 28 - 29, 2019

The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, FL

Contact Us: 1.888.482.6012

Speakers

Mike Wilmouth
Senior Category Sourcing Manager, Construction & Facilities
Amazon
Philippe Lamote
Director, Indirect Sourcing
L'Oreal USA
Felipe Niles
Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager
Google

Felipe Niles, Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager at Google, is responsible for the global sourcing strategy related to construction and leading the North America team responsible for executing the procurement activities for this category. Working in strategic sourcing and procurement since 2000, Felipe has successfully navigated across direct and indirect categories in very diverse industries as banking, chemical, aerospace, telecom and now Google. Felipe is a construction engineer by formation and is driven in bringing to construction procurement, the innovation and the insights learned on multiple categories.

Mark Delph
Director, Head of Global Real Estate
Groupon

Mark Delph is Director, Head of Global Real Estate at Groupon, where he designed, led and implemented the zero based real estate rationalization strategy. First-year results included: right-sizing from 177 facilities in 36 countries to 98 facilities in 19 countries, G/L facility cost reduction of nearly 25%, from $80M to $63M and redundant facility staff reduction from 67 to 25.

 

Previously, Delph was Director of Real Estate at Duff and Phelps, a mid-market investment bank, where he was responsible for delivering strategic client consulting for Real Estate Investment Trusts, Real Estate Development Companies and Government entities.  

 

Prior to Duff and Phelps, Delph served as Director of both IT and Real Estate for 13 years at Fortune Brands, a $13 Billion consumer products company with brands including: Titleist, Jim Beam, Master Lock, Moen faucets and many others. As the real estate department head, he was responsible for a 6.4 million SF global real estate portfolio, comprised of 9 corporate headquarters and 64 production facilities and; either directed or personally lead: strategy, site selection, acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, contract negotiations, project design, planning and construction through turnkey completion for all major assets.  

 

Delph personally negotiated the largest manufacturing incentive deal in western Virginia since WWII (creating 750 jobs) and culminating in $7 million in grants; completed directly with Gov. Mark Warner at the State House in Richmond.

 

Delph is a team builder and player/coach adept at forging professional working relationships with senior management to deliver multiple, high-profile, major projects on-time and on-budget.  He has a keen ability to recognize potential business opportunities, gain an understanding of the market, complete gap and financial analysis, develop a go/no go consensus and then execute. 

 

Delph holds a Master’s Degree in Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan.  He is a US Navy Special Operations veteran having served as Helicopter Rescue Swimmer with the 7th Fleet.  He is a graduate of the Second City Improv and performed on the main stage 3 times.  In the summer you might find him sailing on lake Michigan, or road racing a z-06 corvette throughout the Midwest. 

Pat Byrne
Head of Procurement
Dallas Cowboys Football Club
Jason Cammorata
Vice President, Strategic Sourcing
MDC Partners
Michele Thompson
Global Director, Sourcing and Procurement
Thomson Reuters

Michele Thompson is Global Director, Sourcing & Procurement and Global Head of Supplier Diversity for Thomson Reuters, an information services company and leading source of intelligent information for the worlds businesses and professionals. Thomson Reuters delivers insights to the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting and media markets, powered by the world’s most trusted news organization. Thomson Reuters has over 45,000 employees, is located in over 100 countries and has annual revenues of $12 billion.

Michele began her career at Thomson Reuters in 1995 and has held a variety of roles in Sourcing, Procurement Operations, Supplier Management and Finance. She has sourced a variety of commodities in complex settings including global and virtual environments, acquisitions, divestitures, major reorganizations, off shoring and outsourcing.

Michele has led a variety of sourcing initiatives during her Sourcing & Procurement career. Some of her most notable achievements include the following:

  • Creating a centralized purchasing function at the divisional level for her company. She assembled the purchasing team and constructed all policies and procedures including the design, implementation and deployment of the Purchase Order system. She also led the teams that delivered all companywide communications, change management and training to employees.
  • Lead many large global capital projects in excess of $50 million per year.
  • Successfully created and implemented her company’s first Supplier Diversity Program stressing the importance of diversity and inclusion within the sourcing organization as well as the company as a whole.

Michele is a member of the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council and Great Lakes Women’s Business Council. Council of Supplier Diversity Professionals and is a Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity. Michele serves on the board for the Institute for Supply Management Southeast Michigan affiliate and is active in the community where she resides in Michigan.

Mike Knievel
Director, Strategic Sourcing
Gilead Sciences
Jerome Arfeli
Senior Procurement Manager – Facilities Services
Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales and Services
Jay Sklar
Chief Procurement Officer
HUB International

Jay Sklar is the Chief Procurement Officer for HUB International Limited, where he is responsible for implementing a long-term procurement program, inclusive of travel and real estate, to leverage HUB’s buying power across a historically decentralized organization that has grown rapidly via acquisitions.

Jay brings more than 20 years of experience in procurement, strategic sourcing, supplier diversity, and real estate. His prior roles included Vice President of Procurement and Real Estate for Orbitz, and various procurement-related roles at Aon, BankOne (now JPMorgan Chase), Waste Management, and A.T.Kearney.

Jay earned a Bachelor of Arts, with Honors, from Northwestern University, and a Masters of Business Administration from Kellogg / Northwestern University.

Paul Goodwin
Former Global Sourcing Manager
Marsh & McLennan Companies

Paul is a Global Sourcing & Procurement leader with over 20 years of experience in the Real Estate, Facilities Management, Marketing and Legal Services commodity sectors. He was most recently the Global Sourcing Manager for Real Estate and Facilities with Marsh & McLennan companies, and delivered an annual YOY savings of $7- $10M, in his categories of spend under management. He is a Trusted Adviser to, and an advocate for, all of his stakeholder clients, a two time MMC Sourcing Colleague award winner, a past President of Boston University/Metropolitan College Honors Society - Alpha Sigma Lambda, and is laser focused on  delivering impactful business results, including optimal TCO, negotiating the most desirable outcome in contracts and awards, and mitigating corporate risk. 

Jake Bealke
Sr. Manager – Global Real Estate & Corporate Services
Edgewell

Jake Bealke is the Head of Global Real Estate & Corporate Services at Edgewell Personal Care, which includes management of all offices, plants and warehouses and any facility related work for the portfolio. Edgewell is a global consumer packaged goods company manufacturing and selling products of such brands as Schick Razors, Banana Boat & Hawaiian Tropic sun care products, Playtex feminine care, and many others.  

Kathy Capozzi
Manager, Strategic Procurement
Brooks Brothers
Anton Van Steenwijk
Global Procurement Director
Dell

Anton joined Dell Inc in June 1999.  Since 2014 he leads the procurement organization responsible for global real estate and facilities (GREF), electronics disposition and security services sourcing.  He also leads the team development program across the Dell General Procurement organization.

From 2010 to 2014 Anton led the Global Fulfillment & Logistics procurement organization and managed sourcing relationships with key partners such as FedEx, DHL, UPS, Kuehne & Nagel, and others.

Between 2003 and 2010 Anton held various logistics procurement roles in the Dell supply chain organization.  Prior roles at Dell include Program Management and Manufacturing Engineering Management.

 

Previous work experiences include manufacturing engineering management positions at NCR, and Solectron, as well as independent consultant.

 

He received a Master of Science degree in aerospace engineering from the Technical University of Delft, the Netherlands and an MBA from Webster University.  During his procurement tenure in the Dell logistics organization Anton was a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), and has been a speaker at Eye for Transport and the Georgia Logistics Summit. 

Anton is an active volunteer at Habitat for Humanity and Hands Of Christ.

 

He grew up in the Netherlands and immigrated to the U.S. in 1994 to start his married life with his wife Amy.   They have a 14-yr old son, and enjoy camping to experience the natural beauty in the 50 states.

 

 

Fadi El Mouallem
Director of Strategic Sourcing for Real Estate and Workplace Services
Salesforce.com

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