Feb 2014 – Bringing a wealth of experience from the world of manufacturing, Gregoire Letort, senior vice president and chief procurement officer of Electrolux, has joined the Procurement Leaders Advisory Board with immediate effect.
Letort joined Electrolux in 2011 following a successful career which has included spells at GE, Areva and EBP Consulting. In his current role, he manages a portfolio of spend totalling $11bn across both direct, OEM and indirect materials and a team of 600 purchasing professionals.
“I’m delighted to be joining the Procurement Leaders Advisory Board,” said Letort. “Procurement is a profession that I have a huge amount of passion for, and I believe there are still opportunities to create significant value – above and beyond cost savings – for our organisations. This will allow me to share some of my ideas with a hugely influential group of peers.”
Alex Martinez, CEO of Procurement Leaders™, said: “This is another strong signal for what Procurement Leaders™ is trying to achieve – to engage and collaborate with the leading individuals and organisations in procurement for the good of the entire profession. Gregoire brings a huge amount of experience, but also a fresh approach and set of ideas.”