Executive Panel Discussion on Current Sourcing Trends

Apr 18, 2018

Discussion topics to be determined. 

Bill Sedoff

Director, Global Indirect Procurement

Bill Sedoff is Director, Global Indirect Procurement at Ecolab with current responsibility for Ecolab’s Commercial Digital Solutions (CDS) category. 

In his current role, he provides leadership, direction, development, and execution of the negotiation strategy for Ecolab’s CDS Divison.  This division is focused on client facing solutions, connected devices, IOT, B2B portals, and data analytics providing industry leading solutions for Ecolab’s customers. 

Over the past 8 years with Ecolab Bill has led procurement categories inclusive of: HR (Benefits, Talent Acquisition, Temp Labor, Training, Payroll and Compensation), Light Fleet (consisting of 13,000 Sales and Service vehicles for North America), and Global IT (sourcing of Software, Hardware, Services and Telecom).  Bill implemented an MSP and VMS strategy for IT contingent labor in 2014 and was the root for Ecolab’s 2018 global deployment of an MSP and VMS for all contingent labor categories across the organization. 

Prior to joining Ecolab in 2010, Bill worked at Target in various roles including; Accounting, Audit, Supply Chain, IT and his final 6 years as Manager in Technology Acquisition where he and his team were responsible for $300M - $1B of IT spend. 

Bill 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.