SIG Names Executives from Honda, Target, Microsoft, Genentech, Vail Resorts, Denali Group and Avasant to Advisory Board

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Prestigious SIG Board also includes global brands Bloomberg, IBM, Moody’s and Russell Investments, among others

SIG announces the appointment of new senior executives to SIG Advisory Board

The companies they represent are from such diverse industries, which is a true reflection of the SIG community at large.

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives is pleased to announce the appointment of seven senior executives to the SIG Advisory Board, including:

  • Anupam Govil, Partner, Avasant
  • Bill Harris, Purchasing Strategy Director, Honda
  • Todd Jaeger, Senior Director, Indirect Sourcing & Procurement, Target
  • Alpar Kamber, Partner, Denali Sourcing Services
  • Angela Phillips, Head, Capability & Development, Genentech
  • Anita Weise, Vice President, Procurement, Vail Resorts
  • Philip Wood, Director, Microsoft

“We are thrilled to welcome these outstanding people to our advisory board,” said Dawn Tiura, SIG CEO, President and Advisory Board Chairman. “The companies they represent are from such diverse industries, which is a true reflection of the SIG community at large. Their insights and experiences are immensely important to the strategic direction for SIG.”

SIG members are primarily buy-side Fortune 500 or Global 1000 companies. It is estimated that those members represent nearly $2 trillion in annual revenues and over $1.1 trillion in sourceable spend. “This data shows how important it is for us to gather as a Board and harness the collective knowledge from these world-class companies,” said Tiura.

This impressive Board will begin their term at the SIG Global Sourcing Summit in Orlando in April, and are rounded out with existing Board members, including:

  • Chris Berger, Head of Global Procurement, Travel & Expense, Bloomberg
  • Alex Camino, Vice President, Marketing & Communications, Softtek
  • Dan Carell, Vice President, Global Procurement, IBM
  • Francesco Donatelli, CPO, Unicredit
  • Clyde Dornier, SVP & CPO, The Freeman Company
  • John Fafian, Director, PwC
  • Sheila Gundersen, CPO, Moody’s
  • Viet Ho, CPO, Russell Investments
  • Bryan Jacobs, International Director, JLL
  • Pat Knight, CPO, UC Health at University of California Office of the President
  • Angie Li, Supply Chain & Operations Principal, E&Y
  • Tom Lutz, CPO & Senior Vice President, U.S. Bank
  • Bruce Morton, Head of Innovation, Allegis Global Solutions
  • Joe Walsh, CPO & Vice President, Supply Chain, Intermountain Healthcare

“It is always with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to the members who are rolling off the Board,” said Sarah Holliman, SIG’s Chief Marketing Officer. “The input they have provided to the SIG leadership team has made an enormous impact over the past three years. We are grateful for their dedication and service.” Executives who have completed their terms on the SIG Advisory Board include:

  •     Kelli Kolquist, Senior Director, Resource Recovery, Target
  •     Debbie Manos-McHenry, Chief Sourcing Officer & Senior Vice President, Huntington Bank
  •     Geoff Peters, Principal, Hackett Group
  •     Linda Tuck Chapman, CEO, ONTALA Performance Solutions
  •     Kate Vitasek, Author and Faculty, Center of Executive Education, University of Tennessee

About SIG
SIG,, is a membership organization for sourcing, outsourcing and procurement executives from Fortune 500/Global 1000 organizations and the advisors who serve them. We are widely known as a forum for sharing “next” practices and thought leadership through live networking events, virtual forums and a comprehensive online SIG resource center (SRC). The organization is unique in that it blends practitioners, service providers and advisory firms in a non-commercial environment. SIG has recently launched SIG University, a one-of-a-kind certification and training program for professionals and executives seeking deep expertise in sourcing and governance for themselves or their teams. In addition, we recently added UK-based Outsource magazine as a SIG brand, which provides us with unrivaled digital content for the opinion-formers and decision-makers at the heart of the outsourcing space.


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