Strategy & Supply Chain Expert
Proven track record in solving complex business problems and delivering positive bottom-line results. Competencies include: Strategic Sourcing • Vendor Relationship Management • Business Process Improvement • Project Management • Category Insights • Contract Negotiation • Commodities • Logistics
As part of the Supply Chain finance team, Arsen was a driving force behind setting and reaching annual savings targets of ~$15 million in the procurement and transportation fields. He assumed the pivotal role of improving the way financial data was tracked and reported, which empowered Beam Suntory to identify cost savings with direct/indirect suppliers, improve its hedging strategy with commodities, and gain more accurate and in-depth visibility in forecasts.
As part of Protiviti’s supply chain group, Arsen guided clients in reviewing and implementing operational improvements across their supply chain and organizational framework. Working with enterprises representing the industries of CPG, telecom, and logistics, Arsen gained an in-depth understanding of the risks and challenges stakeholders face on a daily basis. From leading global sourcing efforts to renegotiating contracts based on progressive plans, Arsen was able to strengthen relations between his clients and new/existing suppliers to support improved cost savings and growth strategies.
Consultant at McKinsey
May 2010 – Jul 2011, Chicago, IL
Experienced management consultant with expertise in planning and executing complex indirect/direct category cost reduction initiatives and process optimization exercises for Fortune 500 companies in the industries of consumer packaged goods, telecommunications and logistics
- Process Improvement
- Pricing Analysis & Optimization
- Operations Project Management
- Supply Chain Strategy & Transformation
- M&A Project Management
- M&A Strategy
- Due Diligence
- Business Process Redesign
- Commercial Operations
- Consumer Goods
- Transportation & Logistics
- Private Equity
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