GEP Asia

   

GEP in Asia has grown every year for more than a decade, gaining significant momentum over the past few years.

With offices and operations centres in Mumbai, Shanghai, Hyderabad, Singapore and Sydney, we provide a comprehensive portfolio of procurement services and software to multinational and domestic clients in the APAC region – from procurement advisory services to spend analysis, category management and strategic sourcing services.

Asia-based clients include Essar Group, Standard Chartered Bank, Gujarat Gas, Goodman Fielder and D' Decor. Major multinationals with major local divisions or operating units include Kellogg's, McCain Foods, NetApp, Bayer HealthCare and Bayer CropScience.

GEP brings experience working with local clients and suppliers, local language capabilities and knowledge of strategies that address the unique issues in procurement inherent to this region. And this experience extends to virtually every major market in the APAC region including India, China, Japan, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

Our regional consulting capabilities include organizational capability building, setting up procurement operations in emerging markets, green-field projects such as setting up new production facilities, implementing risk mitigation strategies and supplier development.

Whether you work with an Asia-based company looking to build world-class procurement capabilities or a multinational operation seeking procurement expertise to support expansion in Asia, contact us. We can help.

K.R.Sekhar,VP Procurement & Logistics,Bayer

The Opportunity Assessment carried out by GEP was focused and in the right direction. I am fully satisfied with the quality of delivery and results achieved. I consider this engagement very productive and it encourages me to look at GEP favorably for the next project in the Indirect Procurement area.

Tunir heads our consulting practice in Asia Pacific, where he specializes in procurement transformation and other high-impact strategic initiatives. A MBA grad from Northwestern University's Kellogg School, his blue-chip background includes Accenture and Siemens.

As Vice President of Technology at GEP, Santosh leads the Spend Analysis and Asia Technology Operations. Prior to joining GEP, he was instrumental in setting up the CP Ships' Asia-based Global Delivery Center. Before moving to Asia, Santosh held various management roles at CP Ships in the US and was responsible for product engineering, cross-platform integration and led the engineering development centers in US and UK. Previously he worked on technology strategy and product development for Supply Chain, Telecommunications and Financial Industries at organizations such as Archents, Verizon, Kforce and Decision Consultants.

Santosh received his MBA with top honors from University of South Florida. He also holds a Master's degree in Computer Science from USF and a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from Bangalore University.

Andy leads GEP’s China operations, providing procurement consulting and outsourcing services, and developing clients in the region.

Andy has over 15 years of experience in sourcing and procurement in APAC, NA and Europe at operational, strategic and management levels. His focus areas include strategic sourcing, global category management and procurement change management. Andy has delivered cost savings and long-term values to global MNCs by helping them streamline procurement and sourcing activities, build efficient and motivated teams, and ensure global alignment. He also has hands-on experience in developing and executing sourcing strategies, both globally and in the APAC region.

Prior to joining GEP, Andy worked as the Head of Procurement for APAC and Global Category Manager at SIG Combibloc, a global packaging company. Before SIG Combibloc, he was an International Procurement Manager at Kruger, a paper company based in Montreal, Canada.  

Andy holds a Master’s degree in Supply Chain and Operations Management from McGill University and is APICS CSCP certified. He speaks fluent English, native Mandarin and functional French.

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