Nancy McGuire is responsible for sourcing and execution for IBM’s indirect spend in support of North America and Latin America. Nancy and her team are responsible for executing to IBM’s category strategies delivering on cost savings, supplier diversity targets, procurement transformation, as well as acquisition and divestiture support. Nancy leads a team of 300 Procurement professionals, supporting $5B annual spend. Additionally, Nancy has global responsibility for IBM Procurement’s policies, social and environmental programs.

Prior to this role, Nancy was Director for Policy, Practices and Operations. Earlier assignments include executive and management roles in direct procurement, supply-demand planning and inventory management, supply assurance, and customer fulfilment. Nancy has held various sourcing and supply chain roles throughout her 29 years with IBM, including an assignment in Procurement in the Dublin, Ireland, facility. Nancy serves on the Board of Directors for NMSDC (National Minority Supplier Development Council) as well as Vice-Chair of the Board for BCF (minority business financing arm of NMSDC). 

Nancy joined IBM in the RTP location before moving to Rochester, Minnesota, where she worked for 5 years. She returned to RTP, and outside of the assignment to Ireland, she has continued to live and work in the RTP area. Nancy holds a BS degree in Industrial Engineering from The Ohio State University.

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