Adventures in Supply Chain podcast is pleased to present this video episode of the “Coronavirus and Supply Chain Series” with Katie Johnson and Leslie Venetz from Procurement Leaders.

Founded in 2004 and headquartered in London, Procurement Leaders is a global network serving major corporations and procurement, sourcing and supply chain executives by providing independent procurement intelligence, professional development and peer to peer networking.

Katie Johnson is the Director of Account Management, Americas. In her role, Katie has impressive accomplishments including:
– Customer Obsession Award winner 2019 – Elected by Executive Leadership Team
– Developed and implemented a global account health scoring and cadence methodology to identify and reduce risk sooner, ensuring more value for our customers

Past experience of Katie includes different positions at CEVA Logistics, Business Implementation and Development Manager at NDLI Logistics, and Business Analyst at Waterpik, Inc.

Leslie Venetz is the New Business Development Director, Commercial Accounts, Americas at Procurement Leaders. In her role, Leslie has gone beyond delivering results to be a Member of the PL Curiosity, Sustainability & Giving Back Pillars; being the Commercial Voice for Women Procurement Leaders Diversity Community and being Nominated by CEO to represent PL on World50’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee.

Leslie is a motivated and dedicated sales leader, with a powerful history of success in new business development. Her expertise has been in event sales for Fortune 1000 senior-level executives, consultative sales, and SME sales.

In addition to sales expertise, Leslie has in-depth knowledge related to public speaking, fundraising, and non-profit events.

Past experience of Leslie includes Vice President, Sponsorship Sales, Business Development and Strategic Planning at Carpathia Marketing LLC; Head of Sales American Expansion at PHMG Worldwide, and Director, National Accounts at Marcus Evans Group.