ISS Appoints Senior Vice President Procurement And Operations Integration
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has announced the appointment of Matthew Phelps as Senior Vice President, Procurement and Operations Integration.
Reporting to Suren Thadani, Chief Operations Officer of Integration Services at ISS, Matthew will head up an experienced global team of experts in the fields of procurement and operations excellence and will be based in the UK head office.
Matthew has significant experience during a 30 year career in logistics and supply chain management across many sectors including oil & gas, retail, automotive, energy and the maritime industry. He has worked in various roles including managing P&Ls, procurement, operations excellence, business process mapping, transformational project implementation and control tower implementation/ management.
Matthew will manage the implementation of a number of strategic globally enabling initiatives and projects such as regional operations centres, shared services centres for procurement and continuous improvement initiatives across all business units within ISS. Vendor management and compliance will be a key aspect of this role.
Comments Suren Thadani, Chief Operations Officer Integration Services: “ISS is committed to continuous business improvement and delivering the very best in cost-efficient customer service to our clients. Matthew’s extensive experience in global procurement and operational excellence roles will enable ISS to progress a number of strategic projects and achieve significant improvements.”