Vice President, Business Transformation Services

Professional Profile

KP is a Vice President at WG Consulting. He has over 10 years’ experience in the Automotive, Oil and Gas, and Strategy Consulting. KP’s core expertise includes strategic sourcing, cost reduction, contingent workforce management, program/project management, benchmarking/cost modeling, category management, and crisis management/program recovery. He is certified by the International Association for Contract and Commercial Management as a Contract & Commercial Management Practitioner. He has a proven track record with internal and external stakeholders to deliver projects on or ahead of schedule and adapts well to the needs within organizations to achieve the company’s overall goals

Representative Experience

  • Led sourcing to realign MSP supply base to leverage volume scaling to reduce markup rate and based on increased spend by supplier, how to capture volume discount savings for the program
  • Electrical and Autonomous Vehicle program management for the EV Battery and Propulsion System to ensure program timing and cost targets are met
  • Crisis recovery of failed program launches, how to lead onsite recovery activity to resume normal operations across North America
  • Global lead buyer for key commodities within the Automotive Sector and managed EV program buyers as the Vehicle System Lead that ensured program cost objectives are met
  • Negotiated global well service agreements, global goods and associated service agreements with major industry service providers
  • Sourced, evaluated, and contracted the new generation ultra-deepwater drillship
  • Negotiated the reduction of day, rental, meal, and cost-mark up rates, which led to the reduction of $30MM+ over the 3-year contract term
  • Benchmarked rates and key contractual terms of onshore vs offshore drilling rigs and how KPI’s and rates led to the improvement of both templates
  • Reviewed and captured key mega capital project personnel rates for future use by logging different contractor’s true cost by reverse modeling across different regions of personnel data