Advisory Board

Vaneet Khurana

Experienced in Global Markets leading Sourcing, Supply Chain, Vendor Management & Compliance, QA & RA, Manufacturing.

An accomplished leader with 17 years of global experience across various markets in Far east Asia, Africa, Europe and Canada. Worked in different industry sectors such as consumer goods packaging (CPG) and retail. Sound understanding of supplier base & customers expectations across global markets.

Functional expertise in areas such as sourcing strategy, global sourcing, procurement, supply chain, supplier relationship & performance management, quality assurance, regulatory compliance, category sourcing strategy development etc.

Successful at building corporate value; adept at executing process improvements & operational efficiency while enhancing performance, improving quality & generating sustainable margin improvement across supply chain.

Key note speaker on - Building performance management strategy maps using using balance score card model, challenges in sourcing from emerging markets. operation excellence across supply chain, Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP).

Key Expertise:

- Strategic business planning and execution
- Operation excellence across supply chain (cost, quality, service & CSR)
- Global sourcing & procurement
- Supply Chain assessment and process improvement
- Global supplier relationship & performance management
- Vendor negotiations
- Category management - sourcing strategy development
- Quality assurance & Regulatory Compliance
- Commercial Acumen (budgets, cost assessment and target setting)
- Project management
- Team building

Experience

Director-Product Safety Walmart Canada April 2014 - Present (1 year 3 months)

Director QA & RA, Vendor Compliance (Private Label Sourcing) Shoppers Drug Mart November 2010 - March 2014 (3 years 5 months)

Strategic planning and leadership Process and policy development Quality planning and resource management Vendor compliance Vendor qualification, assessment and approval

Director Private Label Brands - Health Category Shoppers Drug Mart May 2012 - May 2013 (1 year 1 month)

Strategic planning and leadership Category management Brand Management Product Development and Innovation Vendor negotiations and performance management

Senior Manager Supply Chain Transformation - Retail enablement Loblaw Companies Limited August 2009 - October 2010 (1 year 3 months)

GM - Operations (Sourcing, Supply Chain, Manufacturing) East Africa PZ Cussons June 2007 - June 2009 (2 years 1 month)

Head of Manufacturing, Indonesia PZ Cussons January 2003 - May 2007 (4 years 5 months)