CPO Keynote Presentation by Rudy Lim, Director Global Sourcing and Procurement, Visa

Nov 16, 2017

Rudy Lim

Director Global Sourcing

Rudy is a global strategic sourcing leader who has an outstanding record implementing innovative procurement solutions to maximize supplier performances, raise spend compliance, manage transformation and build a sustainable environment for both small firms and Fortune 500 leaders.

Today, Rudy is at Visa as the Director Global Sourcing, managing a team that oversees over $600M in spend across various Corporate and Employee services and contributed towards an excess of $150M realized savings in 2017. As a result, Rudy was recognized as one of the top performers and promoted to the Visa Procurement Leadership Team reporting the CPO directly.

Prior to Visa, Rudy was the Managing Director of Global Procurement at Colliers International for six years, where he completed ground-up development of corporate strategy and global procurement infrastructure. Rudy was responsible for creating and implementing strategic sourcing initiatives, procurement policies and processes and oversaw global vendor programs. He transformed in-house services into best-of-class, enhanced spend control, risk management and recurring saving generation. Other areas of expertise include Six Sigma, supplier management, lean assessments, complex project management, contract modifications, strategic sourcing initiates and policy development. Rudy has a long record in various categories including travel and entertainment, marketing technology HR, finance and legal.