Supply Chain - Swinging the Pendulum - Outsourced to In-House
8/23/2021 09:30 - 10:00
The COVID pandemic has had a macro-economic and industry impact worldwide and the aerospace sector is no exception.
In this presentation, Shauna Gamble, CPO of Bombardier, examines the external factors impacting Supply Chains. Shauna discusses the pendulum shift from outsourcing to in-loading and examines the rationale and methodology one can employ to assess the viability and business cases associated with transitioning to a strategic supplier and in-load model.
Shauna discusses some of the benefits of such a shift and highlights the important role that Supply Chain Leaders play in influencing the strategic direction of their companies.
Shauna Gamble joined Bombardier in 2017 as vice-president of Procurement of the Business Aircraft division. Soon thereafter, Shauna’s role was expanded to lead a newly-formed Aerospace Procurement and Supply Chain organization, responsible for commodity strategies, contract management, supplier relations, purchasing, logistics, and inventory management for both business and commercial aircraft at Bombardier. In 2020, Shauna was promoted to Chief Procurement Officer of Bombardier Aviation
Since joining Bombardier, Shauna has made it her mission to transform Procurement Aviation into a best-in-class organization. She initiated the Diamond Supplier Program to increase accountability across the supply chain and to raise the company’s profile. The Diamond Supplier Program recognizes outstanding supplier performance across Bombardier Aviation. Shauna also spearheaded the creation of a Procurement Academy at Bombardier, providing an opportunity for team members to improve their expertise at all levels.
A seasoned executive with excellent leadership, communication and negotiation skills, Shauna has more than 20 years of experience in global supply chain and operations. Prior to joining the organization, Shauna held senior leadership positions at Danby Appliances and Telecommunications equipment provider Ciena.
Shauna holds an Executive MBA and post-baccalaureate Diploma in Management from Athabasca University, and she completed a Senior Executive Program at the London Business School. Shauna Gamble is based at Bombardier Aviation headquarters in Montreal, Quebec, Canada