Timothy Fiore was responsible for developing and implementing ThyssenKrupp's first consolidated North American supply management program, initially addressing indirect and transportation costs, procurement processes, systems, tools and supply-chain employee development. His organization supports all of ThyssenKrupp's operating companies in the United States, Canada and Mexico as well as the company's regional headquarters.
Fiore draws on extensive experience in designing and optimizing supply chains, including serving as senior vice president of supply management at Terex Corporation and at Celanese Corporation. He also was senior vice president of supply management and chief procurement officer at Ryder System, Inc. as well as president of Ryder Energy Distribution Company. Prior to joining Ryder, Mr. Fiore spent more than 20 years at United Technologies Corporation aerospace, commercial and HQ companies in a series of procurement and global supply chain management roles.
Fiore is the current Chair of the Executive Advisory Board of CAPS Research. He is also the current Chair of the ISM Finance Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee. He has been a member of The Conference Board's Purchasing and Supply Leadership Council and a member of Howard University Business School's Supply Chain Advisory Board. He also sits as an adviser to ISM affiliate ISM—Connecticut, Inc. and has been a jury member for the European Business School and Supply Management Institute's professional development program. He is also a member of ISM's J. Shipman Award Committee as well as a Richter Scholar Mentor.
Fiore holds a master's in business administration with a technology focus and a master's degree in management, both from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.