As a Vice President of Consulting, Samir is responsible for leading the Chemical vertical within GEP. Samir has over 17 years of industry and consulting experience in implementing cost reduction programs at Fortune 500 clients. He has led several global programs and delivered significant value to clients through strategic sourcing, category strategies and best practices, M&A synergy savings, and procurement transformation in addition to leading procurement execution and strategy for integration and divestitures.
Before joining GEP, Samir worked with Accenture in their supply chain and sourcing practice across various industries. Earlier, he was a Category Manager for Navistar, where he focused on direct materials for the heavy truck and school bus industry, and has also worked as an Electrical Engineer in the automotive industry. Samir earned his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and holds a bachelor's in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University. He is based in Dallas, Texas.