Sourcing Industry Group Names Executives from Axis Capital, Coupa and SAP Ariba to Advisory Board

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New SIG Advisory Board members will serve three-year terms and help guide the strategic direction of SIG.

SIG the network for sourcing executives.

Sourcing Industry Group is the premier network for sourcing executives.

The value that the Board brings through their insight and experiences is immensely important to the strategic direction for SIG.

Sourcing Industry Group (SIG), the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement, outsourcing and risk executives, today announces the appointment of eight senior executives to the SIG Advisory Board for a three-year term, including:

  • Jeff Amsel, Vice President, Global Sourcing and Real Estate, HERE Technologies
  • Tony Filippone, Chief Procurement Officer, Axis Capital
  • Daryl Hammett, Chief Operating Officer, ConnXus
  • Pat McCarthy, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global, SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass
  • Mike Morsch, Vice President, Global Procurement and Supply Chain, CDK Global
  • Chris Sawchuk, Principal and Global Procurement Advisory Practice Leader, The Hackett Group
  • Michael van Keulen, Chief Procurement Officer, Coupa
  • Michele Wesseling, Associate Vice President, Global Third Party Management Office, TD Securities Limited

“We are thrilled to have such an outstanding advisory board,” said Dawn Tiura, President and CEO of SIG. “The diversity of these companies is a true reflection of the SIG community at large. The value that the Board brings through their insight and experiences is immensely important to the strategic direction for SIG.”

SIG members are primarily buy-side Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies representing trillions in annual revenues and sourceable spend. This impressive Board will begin their term at the SIG Procurement Technology Summit taking place online beginning on May 11, and are rounded out with existing Board members, including:

  • Krystelle Bilodeau, Director, Payment and Settlement Operations, Bank of Canada
  • Al Girardi, Global Vice President of Marketing and Chief Marketing Officer, GEP
  • Vito Giuliani, Chief Procurement Officer, ADP
  • Rajeev Karmacharya, Managing Director, Strategic Sourcing and Category Management, Fannie Mae
  • Douglas Kortfelt, Senior Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer, Corporate Real Estate and Enterprise Services, CNA Insurance
  • Joseph Martinez, Global Chief Procurement Officer, Bank of New York Mellon
  • Elissa Ouyang, Chief Procurement Officer, California Water Services
  • Emily Rakowski, Chief Marketing Officer, EcoVadis
  • John Sculley, Chairman, PeopleTicker
  • Greg Tennyson, Head of Global Corporate Services, VSP Global

“We are so thankful for the time and service of those who are rolling off the Board,” continued Tiura. “Their guidance to the SIG leadership team has made an enormous impact over the past three years. We are grateful for their dedication and commitment to our industry.” Executives who have completed their terms on the SIG Advisory Board include:

  • Tim Cronin, Vice President, Business Operations, Florida Blue/Guidewell
  • Dina Ghobrial, Chief Procurement Officer, Coupa (formerly)
  • Victoria LoGuercio, Vice President, Business Services, Home Box Office, Inc. (formerly)
  • Mike Matheis, Global Industry Association, Civic and Economic Organization Lead, Oliver Wyman
  • Veronica McCright, Vice President, Genentech Site Services
  • Canda Rozier, President, Collabra Consulting
  • Tolga Tomar, Director of Procurement, Thirty-One Gifts (formerly)
  • Philip Wood, Vice President, Strategic Sourcing and Operations, Bank of the West

About SIG 
SIG, is a membership organization that provides thought leadership and networking opportunities to executives in sourcing, procurement, outsourcing and risk from Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies and the advisors who serve them. SIG is 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), which was developed by and for professionals in sourcing and outsourcing. The organization is unique in that it blends practitioners, service providers and advisory firms in a non-commercial environment. SIG is also the parent organization for 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, as well as Future of Sourcing, which provides unrivaled digital content for the opinion-formers and decision-makers at the heart of the outsourcing space.

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