Executive Panel Discussion on Current Sourcing Trends

Apr 18, 2018


Discussion topics to be determined. 

Bill Sedoff

Director, Global Indirect Sourcing
Ecolab

Bill Sedoff is Director, Global Indirect Procurement at Ecolab with responsibility for the HR and Fleet categories.

In his current role, he provides leadership, direction and development of the negotiation strategy and execution for Ecolab’s HR organization inclusive of Benefits, Talent Acquisition, Temp Labor, Training, Payroll and Compensation.    He is also responsible for the Fleet category consisting of 13,000 Sales and Service vehicles for North America inclusive of operations as well as negotiation strategy for OEM and Fleet management outsourcing.

Previously, Bill led the Global IT Sourcing category for 6 years where he built out the function with new processes and disciplines for the sourcing of Software, Hardware, Services and Telecom.  He implemented an MSP and VMS strategy for IT contingent labor associated with IT Development, Infrastructure, and business line contingent technology resources.

Prior to joining Ecolab in 2010, Bill worked at Target for 22 years in various roles including; Accounting, Audit, Supply Chain, IT and his final 6 years in Technology Acquisition where he created and implemented a software maintenance and service renewal process that netted multi-million dollar savings for the organization. He graduated from the University of St. Thomas with a B.A. in Business Administration and Accounting.

Amy Albus

Manager, Global Resource Management
Thomson Reuters

Amy Albus, Manager of Global Resource Management, leads the vendor relations team for the US Legal Editorial group at Thomson Reuters.  She started her career at TR in customer-facing roles, doing legal research and training, then moved to an operations role requiring project management and business analysis. Her team is responsible for business process sourcing, vendor relationship management, contract negotiations, risk management and quality and process improvement initiatives.