Americo F. Silva VP Operations / Supply Chain / Sourcing / Procurement [email protected] Equipped with over 20 years Global experience as VP Operations, Supply Chain, Sourcing & Procurement; proven track record in Manufacturing, P&L Execution, CRM and Quality Assurance. Exceptional contract negotiation and management skills. Strong attributes in building relationships and managing in multi-cultural environments. Major Accomplishments: • Executed an $800M budget and directed a team of 80 as Sr. VP Worldwide Operations at Paramount Pictures, supporting P&L and DVD growth from 50M to 300M units annually • Turned around and reorganized the $30M Brazilian operation of SONY DADC Americas as General Manager • Generated $4M in incremental profit for an $85M P&L with multi-site manufacturing and distribution operations and 1300 employees with Deluxe Video Services • Directed $200M in raw material and equipment expenditures and a team of 150 associates as VP Purchasing & Quality Assurance with Deluxe Video Services • Optimized cost drivers of Paramount Pictures supply chain resulting in 20% - 45% savings on printed parts purchases and in annual savings of $12M across the European distribution network Value Proposition: Known for being a "Go-To" person due to my strong analytic and problem solving skills, and my detailed operational planning, I am able to drive strategic solutions and deliver results for clients and company. Passionate about my broad range of operational knowledge. Ability to motivate people, lead them to excel, and to achieve their personal goals & career objectives. My engineering background allows me to think in an analytic and detailed manner, helping me to creatively drive results. Approachable personality coupled with a positive attitude allows me to motivate and drive excellence. My leadership style is paramount in establishing confidence and trust at a multi-cultural level. I am most satisfied in this environment.