Anand to Join Diversified Search’s Procurement & Supply Chain Practice
Diversified Search , an executive search firm founded in 1974, has announced that Sharmila “Shami” Anand has joined the firm’s New York office as a Managing Director in the Procurement and Supply Chain Practice and a core member of the Chief Financial Officer Functional Practice. Ms. Anand’s primary industry focus is in Consumer Products and Retail.
Previously, Ms Anand was managing director at a boutique firm where she developed and led a consultative Supply Chain and Procurement Practice, and was a member of the Finance and Accounting Practice. Prior to joining the executive search industry, Ms Anand spent 18 years at PepsiCo in the Accounting and Global Procurement organizations where she most recently served as Vice President, World-Wide Sweeteners and Other Beverage Ingredients. Her leadership experience spans commodities, ingredients, packaging and indirect categories on a global basis. Prior to PepsiCo, Ms Anand was an Audit Manager at Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers), where she led engagements in the financial services, manufacturing and utilities industries. She holds a B.S. in Accounting from Babson College and is a Certified Public Accountant.
“Shami’s deep expertise in the procurement sector combined with her executive search experience gives her in-depth subject matter knowledge,” said Judith M. von Seldeneck, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Diversified Search. “We are confident that she will make a significant contribution as we continue to expand this important practice area.”
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