Chief Procurement Officer, Kantar
An accomplished International Executive, with expertise in Operations management. Specialising in Supply Chain, Purchasing Multi Country Transformation and Change. Stephen has led a number of operational transformations and new business model development supporting enterprise wide evolution from product to services and software revenue models. Experience in the implementation of innovative approaches to existing business model’s , to create new growth opportunities, and service improvements, through the power oft he supply chain.
Recently joined Bain Capital portfolio company, Kantar, setting up a greenfield purchasing capability and transformation. Prior to that, Steve worked at Pearson PLC, the global publishers, and for several years at Vodafone, were he participated in the set up, and eventual board membership of the Vodafone Procurement Company in Luxembourg.
Steve is married, has 4 children, and holds an MBA from the University of Birmingham.