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My primary objectives, at this moment, is to lead a Procurement/Operations team in a highly professional environment or lead the development of long term Procurement strategies at EU level, also interested in other challenging professional opportunities where my experience can add value.


Procurement Professional with extended experience as Head of Procurement in a leading Pharmaceutical multinational in Spain, being part of the European Procurement Leadership Team. Executive international experience in Finance, IT and Logistic, I have lead teams in Spain and Russia and multifunctional and multinational teams at local and European level. Pro active entrepreneur, results driven, with focus on leading people and customers.

Work experience

Jan 2001Mar 2009

Head of Procurement

Lead the creation and development of the Procurement team (8 staff). Supporting the Purchasing activity of the Pharma and R&D Business. Manages spend of 90 m € across multiple categories. Reporting to the Local Finance Director and to the European Procurement Director. Member of the European Procurement Leadership Team.

- Audited annual revenue savings of 3,7 m €/ year.

- Implemented new Purchasing Policy. No audit findings during the Group Internal Audit in 2008.

- Over 16 m € per year negotiated through e Procurement tools..

- Implantation SAP – MM module.

- Program of category management through the creation of multidisciplinary teams sponsored by Executive Committee team members.

- Program of spend concentration: 80% of spend managed with 35 suppliers.

- Program of simplification and automatisation of process : 82% of Purchase Orders managed automatically (electronic catalogues)

- Developed and implemented outsourcing programs: Promotional Materials (design and production), Logistic Lab supplies, Congress and Facilities Management.

May 2000Dec 2000

Head of Procurement

GlaxoWellcome Spain
Aug 1998Apr 2000

Finance , IS and Logistic Director

GlaxoWellcome Russia

Managing the Finance, TI, Logistic department, team of 16 people. Manage the finances of the company through the Russian crisis of 1998. Reporting to the GM and to the Finance Director in the UK Headquarters. Executive team member. - Success recognized for the management of stock and debtors. In 1999 cash received exciding sales. This was a key area due to the collapse of the Russian economy.- Implemented ERP – TETRA- to manage : Finance, Distribution, Stock Management and Budget Control. - Centralization of the Distribution model in a unique Logistic operator. - Autmatization of the monthly reporting to Headquarters.

Jan 1995Aug 1998

Treasury Manager

Glaxo - Spain
Re define the Treasure systems, procedures and resources, team of 4 staff. Reporting to the Finance Director. - Implementation of electronic banking. Daily management of the cash position. - Automatisation of receivables and payments, avoiding bank charges and commissions.. - Introduction of Eurodeposit as a new short term investments tool, maximizing the return on investments - Leading the local team to prepare the introduction of the Euro and represent the local company in the European team.
Dec 1991Dec 1994

Financial System Analyst

Glaxo - Spain
Reporting to the Finance Director developed, customatized and implemented the finance systems. Modules: General accounting, Accounts payable/receivable, T&E; Fixed Assets and Budget.
Jul 1989Nov 1991

System Analyst

Hewlett-Packard - Spain
Support the sales activity customizing the HP finance solutions to customer and business needs. Key Customers in Spain : Pepsico, Cortefiel, DGP,.. and in Portugal : Cablesa y Rio Tinto.



Programa Desarrollo Directivo

IESE Business School - University of Navarra


Universidad Complutense de Madrid


Key specialties include : - Develop and implement Sourcing Strategies with focus on lowering costs and improving the efficiency of procedures - Familiar to work in an international environment and with cross-functional teams - Team building and people development - Use of e-technologies (e-procurement , e-sourcing , e-collaborative tools and SAP) - Command in financial analysis - Project Management skills - Outsourcing / insourcing / make vs buy analysis