Global VP Strategic Sourcing & Procurement, Dole International
Arindam Sengupta has recently Joined Dole as the Global VP Procurement, to lead the transformation of its global procurement function to a world class entity and for unlocking significant value for the business and create the most competitive & sustainable supply chain in the CPG industry and beyond.
His previous background has been in Royal Dutch Shell, where he demonstrated extensive Procurement leadership and business impact over the past 13 years with a proven track record of performance. His previous leadership role at Shell was as Global Procurement leader for their Multibillion annual procurement of Materials, Equipment, Fabrication and EPC services businesses, working with diverse teams and over 30 significant suppliers globally to lead strategic transformation initiatives, manage procurement strategy development, innovation, benchmarking, procurement implementation and maintaining market beating pricing for the categories in scope. During his time, he has led mega-project implementation, drove and managed long-term supply contracts, drove innovation on supply chain sustainability, built an extensive international sourcing network of low-cost suppliers and managed network design and network rationalization efforts.
Prior to working in Shell, Arindam had extensive International Leadership experience across multiple organisations at a regional and global level and have lived in 7 countries across 3 continents.
Arindam holds a MBA degree in Finance & Strategy with Distinction from University of Oxford, an MBA degree in Marketing from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and a Bachelor Degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur.