More people news is in from Aimbridge Hospitality, as the company has announced the appointment of Shahid Javed as executive vice president of procurement, responsible for client-facing procurement strategy. In his new role, Javed will manage Aimbridge’s differentiated capabilities in hospitality procurement and capital management solutions.
Javed will lead innovation across the supply chain, build on analytics to drive insights, and leverage a procurement technology platform and expansive buying power to generate optimal value and efficiencies end-to-end. He will report directly to Aimbridge CFO Tom Song.
With over 25 years of procurement leadership and supply chain expertise across multiple industries and geographies, Javed most recently served as chief procurement officer at TIAA. Prior to that he was JLL’s global chief procurement officer, transforming the global sourcing and procurement function with a combined purchasing power of over $30 billion, implementing category management and utilizing data analytics and technology-based solutions for the commercial real estate services firm. He was BP’s chief procurement officer for the U.S. onshore business, managing a multibillion-dollar annual third-party spend.
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