For (169 North and South American food manufacturing factories), consolidated packaging adhesives supplier base from 38 suppliers to 2 global suppliers.  Developed regional and zone managers to develop and communicate with the local factories.  Led the adhesive Strategic Sourcing Process consisting of Spend Analysis, Supply Market Study, Procurement Strategy, Vendor Selection, Supplier Agreements, Transition Activities and Compliance Management.  Generated validated savings of $1.9MM on a $24MM annual spend.