Former CPO & Fortune 500 veteran joins Atlanta-based procurement consulting firm’s board of advisors
ATLANTA, Georgia — October 25, 2018 — Insight Sourcing Group announced today that Cynthia Dautrich, a thought leader in the procurement and supply chain spaces, has joined its advisory board of directors.
“We are excited to have Cynthia join our team,” said Tom Beaty, Insight Sourcing Group’s founder and CEO. “The board has been invaluable in our growth and continued success, and we look forward to benefiting from Cynthia’s deep expertise.”
Dautrich is a procurement, supply chain and operations leader with over 30 years of expertise in creating global vision and strategies, building world class procurement teams and driving operational excellence. Early in her career, she held sourcing leadership roles with AOL and Pillsbury, and was the Chief Procurement Officer at both Accenture and GMAC Financial Services. In 2010, she joined consumer products manufacturer Kimberly-Clark as CPO, where she was responsible for $15B+ of both direct and indirect spend. She led the creation of a new global procurement organization that saved the company billions of dollars which funded growth and improved the company’s operating margins.
Most recently, she was CPO at DXC Technology, a Fortune 500 IT services company that was created in 2017 by the merger of Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Dautrich joined to lead the integration of the procurement and supply chain functions, where she optimized a $12B spend portfolio to achieve best-in-class relationships, delivered $1B value during the first fiscal year, and streamlined a global organization of 1,000 supply chain team members while integrating two different cultures, teams, processes and systems.
Dautrich graduated from Bucknell University with a BS in Chemical Engineering, and earned an MBA in Strategy and Marketing from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She has been recognized by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine as a Pro to Know and has won numerous procurement industry awards for Best Procurement Team, Best Procurement Leader, and Best Procurement Transformation Project.
About Insight Sourcing Group
Insight Sourcing Group is the leading boutique consulting firm in North America focused exclusively on Strategic Sourcing and procurement-related services. The firm works with senior executives and procurement leaders to accelerate savings through Strategic Sourcing; increase Spend Visibility through it’s proprietary spend analytics tool, SpendHQ; create rapid, quick-hit savings opportunities via its group purchasing division, InsightGPO; and helps clients reduce both their energy costs and demand through its Enterprise Energy Solutions division. Learn more at insightsourcing.com.