[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”9691″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]Carlos Guzman
Vice President and Chief Indirect Procurement Officer
C-Suite Plenary Session: Disruptive Technology and The New Economy
Wednesday, October 17th
Keynote Luncheon: CPO Discussion of Supplier Diversity and the ROI of Disrupting the Status Quo
12:15 PM[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Carlos is the Vice President and Chief Indirect Procurement Officer of Express Scripts, having joined ESI in 2018.
Since joining the company, Carlos has been focused on enhancing Indirect Procurement’s business centricity, category management maturity, and source to pay efficiency.
Prior to joining ESI, Carlos spent the previous six years at Monsanto, where he most recently led their North American Procurement functions in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Central America; focused on developing and executing category management strategies in $5.5 Billion of spend that deliver maximum value to the company, ensure best in class operational support and compliantly move raw materials and products across borders.
He previously led procurement organizations at Hospira (now Pfizer) and Solo Cup Company (now Dart Container). He also held various supply chain and procurement roles in the sporting goods, electrical distribution, and irrigation industries.
In addition to his procurement career, Carlos has been an active advocate for inclusion and diversity by developing and supporting impactful supplier diversity programs, as well as leading an inclusion and diversity business resource network for LGBTQ team members at Monsanto.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Business and a Masters’ of Business Administration from Bradley University.