Procurement Change and How to Manage - Podcast

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Title: Procurement Change and How to Manage

Length: 6 minutes
Type: Solo


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Currently the head of Specialized Supplier Strategies for Merck, Lara Nichols is responsible for developing the first ever global externalization strategy, plan and supporting processes for Merck's enterprise-wide outsourcing and offshoring partnerships. Lara also leads Merck's supplier diversity organization including development, management, engagement and growth of diverse suppliers. Additionally, Lara currently serves as interim lead for the Global Supplier Management Group's global Process and Strategy Optimization team. Prior to joining Merck in October of 2012, Lara held leadership positions at Tyco International and Wachovia Corporation, now a subsidiary of Wells Fargo Bank.