Talented professional with 14 years of progressive accomplishments leading operations, procurement and logistics initiatives for diversified international corporations. Dynamic leadership career constantly successful in the design, development and deployment of global business strategies and multi-national supply chain implementations. Breadth of experience in diverse industries and extensive international background through living and conducting business in Russia, CIS (Ukraine, Byelorussia, Kazakhstan), Eastern Europe, China, and India; excellent negotiation and cross-cultural communication skills with multinational teams, and with different suppliers in different countries. Effective in cost savings for operational budgets – able to find “weak” spots and develop plans that solve leakage problems. Proven strengths in identifying the right talent and in building effective, motivated and top-producing teams. Innovative, out-of-the-box thinker with a results-driven approach and a positive attitude. MBA – Operations.
Consistently meet quality, quantity, time-line and profit objectives for the EMEA Energy Infrastructure business spanning 3 country offices. Direct all aspects of procurement & contract management including sourcing, analysis, bidding, contract execution and compliance audits. Interface with global sourcingprocurement teams, ensure cost-effective procurement and logistics, and monitore the measurement and effectiveness of all internalexternal processes. Provide timely, accurate, and complete reports on operations to European headquarters. Lead multinational team of 3 direct subordinates and 11 subordinates in CIS & Eastern Europe. Key focus on establishing a qualified, well-trained staff, and being at the forefront of technologies to maintain leadership position in process development and cost-effective realization of projects.