Vice President of E-Commerce
AMERICAN HOTEL REGISTER COMPANY
Vice President of E-Commerce and Systems Development, led the establishment and growth of multiple IT Development Teams and respective team managers' performance across the functional areas of Sales, Marketing, Financial, Supply Chain, Digital Solutions, Desktop Solutions, and DBA, achieving project milestones and deliverables on-time and within budget. Delivered improved efficiency, productivity, and cost savings through the automation of $700M in purchasing activities, introducing a complete electronic Supply Chain and a network of over 500 electronic vendor partnerships. Spearheaded a software migration to an ERP solution incorporating RFID tracking throughout all distribution centers, yielding a 19% reduction in order cycle time, increased inventory accuracy, and a paperless warehousing environment. Eliminated 14% of Transportation spend through the optimization of transportation management processes and the implementation of the Integrated Lean Logistics Carrier Procurement application, an on-demand, SaaS-based solution. Improved business intelligence management through the selection and deployment of Info-Manager, enabling the warehousing, management, assimilation and graphical representation of critical business data. Provided the framework to improve margins through the production of detailed forecasts for sales, marketing, logistics, and financials, powered by Voyager Demand Planning.