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)