Gal B.

Category Management | Purchasing | Cables


Strategic Procurement Category Leadership, Setting, driving and executing procurement vision and strategies. Defining and leading procurement & supplier selection management process digitalisation. • ...see more

  • Electrical Equipments & Components
  • Energy & Utilities


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Global Category Manager

8 years
Current position
Dec 2014 - Present
Categories management for ABB Industrial Automation Divison ; Transformers - Cables - Switchgears

Global Commodity Manager

GE Power Conversion
2 years
Dec 2012 - Dec 2014
- Defining & leading global purchasing strategies on several commodities portfolios - Conducting strategic negotiations and project-based international negotiations - Maximise margin th...see more

Global Product Manager - Insulation Fluids

Hitachi ABB Power Grids
2 years
Jun 2011 - May 2013
- Product portfolio strategy including development of new fluids, roadmaps , and implementation of the strategy with PGIC products teams (Insulation, Bushings, TC’s..). - Supporting and...see more

Purchasing Manager

Hitachi ABB Power Grids
3 years
Dec 2007 - May 2011
Purchasing manager at ABB Secheron, traction transformer Center of Expertise (Railway & Sustainable Mobility). - Purchasing of inductors and aux. transformers. Cooling systems, heat ...see more

Outsourcing Manager

2 years
Dec 2005 - Dec 2007
Amphenol European Military & Aerospace Responsible for sourcing activities and improvement of SCM Operations for the Asian purchasing Hub (Sourcing, auditing, qualifying suppliers in C...see more

Industrial & Supply Chain Purchaser

schneider electric
2 years
Dec 2003 - Dec 2005
Sourcing & negotiations of Industrial sub-contracting in Europe, inc. LCC (Central Eastern Europe, North Africa) Optimization & cost reduction thru lean manufacturing modelling adapted ...see more

Supply Chain Project Manager

schneider electric
1 year
Dec 2002 - Dec 2003
Euopean Medium Voltage Division Supply Chain optimization for the MV products, reduction of logistics throughput times, and transports costs Definition & Implementation of a Lean logist...see more

Supply Chain & Industrial Projects Manager

1 year
Dec 2001 - Dec 2002
Optimization of outsourced logistics and industrial production. - Re engineering of an outsourced industrial production line for MGE UPS Systems / Schneider Electric - Redesign of th...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Electrical Equipments & Components
  • Energy & Utilities


  • Purchasing
  • Category Management