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Action-oriented ‘Can Do’ strategic thinking Senior Executive with a proven Cost Savings track record. Respected for formulating winning team strategies and leading by example. Strong capability in transforming any function or operation from reactive to proactive mode resulting in reduced cycle times and costs. Exemplary career history including comprehensive knowledge and consistent success in the areas of turnaround management, cost savings, consulting, global sourcing & procurement, international contract negotiations, marketing, engineering, computer technology, and construction project management. Top notch negotiator who always secures a winning deal. Approaches business situations with a consultative and objective mindset, with the ability to quickly pinpoint and resolve the most critical issues. Holds 3 degrees, including an MBA.


INTERPUBLIC GROUP                                                                                  New York, NY
Director Global Sourcing and Procurement                                                   03/07 – Present
Recruited by this leading edge advertising firm to build an infrastructure for the newly formed GS&P Department
Key member of the Global Sourcing and Procurement team which has delivered Cost Savings of $276M over the past eight years. 
Achieved $5M+ in Cost Savings on initiatives assigned which included Car Services, Payroll Services, Reprographics, Infrastructure, and Analytical Tools.
Sole responsibility for the establishment and maintenance of all department infrastructure, analytical, and reporting tools.  

David C. Sobel, CPA, PC                                                                                   New York, NY
Privately Held Accounting Consulting Firm – Corporate Tax                            05/05 – 03/07
Conducted State and Local Sales Tax Audits for clients. 
Managed HR Outsourcing Engagements for clients.
Developed an Access Database - Notice, Project, and Audit tracking system.

CONSULTANT –                                                                                               New Hyde Park, NY
                                                                                                                              07/01 – 04/05
Accenture LLP
Recruited by this top global consulting firm to manage high impact projects 
Consultant to Accenture LLP for contracts on Federal and New York City client engagements.
Required extensive knowledge of FARs and US Government Secret Clearance. 

Excel Bank, N.A.                                                                                                  07/01 – 03/02 
Consultant for streamlining operations, and modernizing bank infrastructure.

SMITHS INDUSTRIES – INTERNATIONAL                                               Norwalk, CT
Director of Contracts / Marketing:                                                                   1995 – 2001
Manufacturer of High Tech Aerospace Avionics and Aircraft Power Management Systems
Developed, negotiated, and implemented high tech eight figure international supply contracts.
Provided support, counsel, and advice reporting directly to the President.
Optimized profits and minimized risk through aggressive contract negotiations.
Developed first of its kind E-Catalog and website.

Master of Business Administration, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
Bachelor of Science, Aeronautics, Dowling College, Oakdale, NY
Associate of Applied Science, Aerospace Technology, S.U.N.Y. at Farmingdale, Farmingdale, NY