Olivier Eymery

Olivier Eymery

Global Sourcing Director (Häagen-Dazs Shops International), General Mills

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    Summary

    Experienced professional of the Supply function with both commercial (purchasing) and technical (quality assurance and product development) expertise gained with three blue-chip companies in the retail, food manufacturing and franchised food service industries. Negotiator practised in setting up and managing strategic supply agreements (food ingredients, take-out packaging, and equipment). Department head and project team leader with substantial experience of working across functional and national boundaries, and in participating in strategic decision-making. Skills including analysis, planning and change management. Substantial international background.

Experiences

Global Sourcing Director (Häagen-Dazs Shops International)

At General Mills

From October 2007 to October 2017
Head of Sourcing function for a network of 800+ franchised and company-owned Häagen-Dazs shops in Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Responsible for setting up and implementing the procurement strategy for consumables (mostly food ingredients and take-out packaging) as well as...
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Senior Purchasing & Supply Manager (Häagen-Dazs Shops International)

At General Mills

From October 2001 to September 2007
Head of the Supply function for a network of 600+ franchised and company-owned ice cream shops, responsible for the procurement strategy for non-ice cream consumables as well as equipment and materials.
 

Purchasing & Logistics Manager (Häagen-Dazs Café Europe)

At General Mills

From July 2000 to September 2001
Head of Supply for a network of 300+ predominantly franchised ice cream shops in Europe and the Middle East, with responsibilities covering non-ice cream consumables as well as equipment and materials for new outlets.
 

Project Manager (Finance Department, Pillsbury Europe)

At General Mills

From January 2000 to June 2000
Implementation of a SAP-based volume forecasting system across 4 European countries.
 

Senior Purchasing Manager (Europe, Middle-East, Africa)

At Burger King

From February 1996 to December 1999
Responsible for pan-EMA category management, then for Burger King EMA Franchise Markets.
 

Technical Development Manager (Europe, Middle-East, Africa)

At Burger King

From February 1991 to January 1996
Responsible for setting up the supply base in new markets (a succession of 10 countries in Eastern Europe and the Middle-East). Transfer to the UK in May 1995, in the same position.
 

Food Technologist (Europe)

At Marks & Spencer

From October 1988 to January 1991
- Responsible for Quality Assurance at local suppliers in France, the UK and Ireland - Responsible for New Product Development (Meat, Delicatessen, Sandwiches, Recipe Dishes)
 

ENS.BANA (Now AgroSup), Dijon

Ingénieur Agro-Alimentaire, Food Science & Technology

From September 1983 to September 1986
President of Janus Agro-Alimentaire Conseil (Junior Entreprise) in 1984-85
 

UC DAVIS, Davis, California

Exchange Student, Sensory Analysis

From September 1985 to August 1986
Preparation of thesis for degree of Ingénieur Agro-Alimentaire at ENS.BANA in Dijon, at Prof. RM Pangborn's laboratory
 

Skills

 
  • Change management
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Cross functional team leadership
  • Database Design
  • Food and beverage
  • Food industry
  • Global Sourcing
  • International
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