Philip Wood

Philip Wood

Director

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JOB TITLE: Director

INDUSTRY: IT & Telecommunications

CATEGORY: Professional Services



Work experience

Director

Microsoft

February 2009 - Present

Strategic Sourcing Executive managing a team of Procurement Business Partners responsible for relationships across the Microsoft Office Division, Microsoft Business Solutions and Microsoft's US Sales and Marketing Group. My team is directly aligned with the strategic priorities of our main business customers, whose indirect spend is over $2.5bn dollars. We provide sourcing best practices for the delivery of strategic third party relationships.

First Vice-President

JPMorgan Chase

August 2004 - February 2009 ( 4 years, 6 months )

Vice President

WaMu

August 2004 - October 2006 ( 2 years, 2 months )

Managing Strategic Sourcing initiatives and Commodity Management for multiple lines of business including Retail Bank Deposit Products and Services, Consumer Lending, Credit Card and Corporate Risk. Reducing costs across selected business areas saving in excess of $30 million annually.
• Managing a team of Sourcing Managers with responsibility across multiple lines of business and over $1bn in vendor spend

Director

McKesson Corp

August 2002 - September 2004 ( 2 years, 1 month )

Managed Strategic Sourcing initiatives and Category Management for multiple key categories including Telecommunications, Fleet Leasing, Maintenance/Repairs/Operations (MRO), Printed Materials and Drug and Background Screening. Reduced costs 10 – 50% across selected business areas saving in excess of $10 million annually.

Independent Consultant

Independant Consultant

March 2002 - August 2002 ( 5 months )

Independent Management Consultant involved in process review, process redesign and contract review.

Director

Charles Schwab

January 1999 - January 2002 ( 3 years )

Director- Global Wireless Solutions Group
Implemented product development and project management expertise, supporting a 10-month, $10 million enterprise implementation of a new multi-channel, retail brokerage business in Hong Kong. Spearheaded issue resolution between senior management, development teams and other stakeholders to insure timely delivery consistent with project objectives, scope and budget.
• Completed initial customer/market research and technology feasibility study on three countries prior to recommending Hong Kong for product deployment. This led to responsibility for and the direction of a diverse international team with a $2 million budget.
• Managed and created the Business and Marketing requirements documents (BRD/MRD), customer service models, customer collateral and a public relations strategy.
• Coordinated the design, content and navigation for a Wireless Markup Language (WML) application for a Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) mobile phone. Conducted customer usability research to assess the navigational impact of the trading application on a wireless device.
• Negotiated and closed critical path contractual issues between 3rd party vendors, outside counsel and the project management team, resulting in the execution of 3 carrier agreements and 1 technology partner and service level agreements aligned with the firm’s business practice and values.

Senior Marketing Manager-International Marketing
• Responsible for new product development initiatives, which resulted in the launch of web-enabled foreign exchange services, international advisors source and international wireless solutions.

Strategic analyst – Charles Schwab Europe
• Developed business case and led marketing team of up to 10 people with a budget of £700,000 for the development of an Independent Savings Account (ISA) product. This included: customer research, communication design, Internet development, systems evaluation and implementation.

Manager

Fidelity Brokerage

January 1995 - January 1997 ( 2 years )

FIDELITY INVESTMENT ADVISOR GROUP - UK 1997 - 1998
Project Manager
• Managed the de-conversion of client relationships during the closure of the UK operations.

FIDELITY BROKERAGE GROUP (FBG) - BOSTON 1995 - 1997
Brokerage Development Group Associate- Various Positions
• Carried out a quantitative market segmentation analysis by channel to determine market potential for a focused marketing campaign.
• Managed the creation of the first international fixed income desk for FBG.
• Key role in the analysis and launch of the Small Advisor Program.

Intern

Fuji Bank

January 1994 - January 1994

FUJI BANK LTD. - Japan 1994
Summer Associate, International Treasury Division

Education

London Business School

MBA of Business Management and Strategy

1993 - 1995

McGill University

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) of Economics

1984 - 1987

St. Andrew's College

High School Diploma of

1979 - 1984