QUENTIN ROACH - Chief Procurement Officer & Senior Vice President for Global Procurement, External Manufacturing, Externalization, and Supplier Development & Performance Management, Merck & Co., Inc.
Quentin Roach board member
Quentin Roach is Chief Procurement Officer & Senior Vice President for Global Procurement, External Manufacturing, Externalization, and Supplier Development & Performance Management at Merck & Co., Inc. where he is responsible for companywide expenditures in excess of $17.5B, leadership of external manufacturing operations, implementation of supplier development & performance management processes, and productivity & cash conversion management improvement initiatives.
He also oversees the company's Supplier Diversity processes which are focused on ensuring an inclusive environment for engagement of diverse and small businesses.
He was previously Senior Vice President & Chief Procurement Officer for Bristol-Myers Squibb as and prior with Bausch & Lomb Inc., where he held positions as Vice President - Global Customer Strategy, Vice President - Global Supply Chain/Global Sourcing & Procurement and Vice President - Global Packaging Engineering.
has been involved in a number of organizations and boards, including: Executive Leadership Council
, Columbia University Deming Center
- Deming Cup Judging & Selection Committee, SCM World - Executive Advisory Board, National Association of Manufacturers
- Board of Directors, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
- Senior Executive Council Advisory Board, Arizona State University's W.P. Carey College of Business - Advisory Board
and Network for Value Chain Excellence, National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame
- Board of Directors, The Institute for Supply Management - Editorial Review Board, Garth Fagan Dance Company, The Center for Youth Services, and The Trumpet Awards Foundation
was named in Savoy Magazine
as "Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America", he
was recognized as a "Top 10 Most Inspiring Leader" by Executive 50, and is a past recipient of the Rochester Business Journal's
"40 Under Forty" - recognizing the top 40 young leaders for achievements in professional and civic leadership.
He is a lifetime member of the National Black MBA Association and has served as a guest lecturer for the Executive Development Institute and Student Case Competition Judge.
Arizona State University
, MS, 1992