Omar is an experienced procurement and supply chain management professional with a proven track record in leading successful teams and operationalizing category plans. He is a practitioner of strategic sourcing using advanced tools, techniques, and methods that drive demand-side, supply-side, and total-cost optimization.

Omar’s experience extends to other source-to-contract lifecycle disciplines, including category management, strategic sourcing, commercial negotiations, contracting, and contractor performance management. He has worked across various industries, including energy and utilities (E&U), healthcare, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and CPG.

Omar is a graduate of Cleveland State University, where he earned his MBA and B.S. He holds several certifications, including Kaizen Leader and Lean Six Sigma. In his free time, Omar enjoys reading, weight training, and exploring museums and historical sites.

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