Procurement and Purchasing Executive who has honed the craft of negotiation and buying. Skilled in vendor management, bringing high levels of funding to play, optimizing sourcing options and inventory management. Understands big box brick & mortar retail and e-commerce environments and customers. Orchestrates most profitable price and product assortment from purchasing budgets of up to $1B. Enthusiastically assembles teams, launches new products, builds vendor relationships, while strategically reducing costs and increasing gross margin.