Jean-Paul V.

Packaging | FMCG | Strategic Sourcing | Category Management | Logistics


Collaborate with cross-functional internal & external stakeholders to deliver incremental sustainable value from change strategies. Key focus areas: continuous improvements, innovation, securing quali...see more

  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Distribution


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


Global Strategic Sourcing Manager Packaging (Direct Procurement)

4 years
Current position
Apr 2018 - Present
Lead all global sourcing & supply chain activities of retort pouch laminate packaging for our Mars Petcare segment. Aligned with our Mars Purpose, deploy the global 3-5y global pouch st...see more

Global Category Sourcing Manager CAPEX (Indirect Procurement) / Equipment, MRO, Services

4 years
Sep 2013 - Mar 2018
End-to-End global category lead, responsible for sourcing strategic equipment and services for Mars Inc. with subject matter expertise in Process, Packaging & Auxiliaries, and Services....see more

EU Sourcing Manager Raws and Logistics (Direct Procurement)

Sappi Europe
5 years
Jan 2009 - Aug 2013
Category manager, responsible for sourcing strategic raw materials for Sappi Fine Paper managing >€200m of EU spend.

European Management Trainee

Sappi Europe
2 years
Dec 2007 - Sep 2009
Joined projects in different departments and gained knowledge of the company, its processes, and functions across Sappi Europe: - Project lead for the EU purchasing department harvestin...see more

Marketing Associate

8 months
May 2006 - Jan 2007
- Expanded the network of value added resell partnerships across Europe. - Developed and executed the online marketing strategy delivering >50% more online traffic within 6 months of im...see more

Senior Sales Account Executive

2 years
Feb 2004 - Jun 2006
- Developed & sold digital marketing campaigns featured on prestigious online publications (Forbes, Wall Street Journal, Times); - Contributed to the international expansion of the busi...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Distribution


  • Procurement
  • Sourcing
  • Category Management
  • Logistics Administration