Dan joined Schneider Electric as Chief Procurement officer in March 2019. In this role, Dan overseas the €15B procurement spend, supporting 200 manufacturing factories and 100 distribution centres in 44 countries. Partnering with business leadership, he drives the development and deployment of processes, tools, systems and organizational competence to manage change towards a supply base as an extension of the company enterprise. Procurement in Schneider Electric enables growth through supplier quality and innovation, drives breakthrough impact on the bottom line through cost and cash improvement, and supports the sustainability agenda via responsible sourcing and product compliance.
Prior to joining Schneider Electric, Dan held several roles in Procurement and Logistics at ABB, ultimately serving as the group’s SVP and Head of Procurement & Logistics, based in Zurich, Switzerland. Dan has 25+ years of global experience in Procurement and Supply Chain Management, primarily in the Energy and Automation industries. He is currently based in Budapest where he lives with his wife and three children.
Dan holds an Executive Masters in Business Administration, honors graduate, from IMD Business School in Switzerland. He has a bachelor’s degree in Production Operations Management from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, USA.