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Upcoming Agenda

Tuesday, October 7 
Room 111A, Chancellor's Complex

9:00am to 10:00am
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Our first guest of the year will be Ted Johnson, Associate Controller, Integrated Supply Chain and Chief Procurement Officer at UC San Diego (bio below).  This meeting will be held ‘in the round’.  There will be a brief introduction by our new Chair and presentation by our guest speaker, then the floor will open for questions and discussion.  Take a minute and read the synopsis below; bring some questions to the floor on Tuesday.

Presentation Synopsis
Ted Johnson will speak about his new role as Associate Controller, Integrated Supply Chain; Chief Procurement Officer.  He will focus on the organizational alignment of the Procurement, Disbursements, Travel and Supply Chain groups in particular, as well as UCSD’s innovative P2P2F++ (Procure to Pay to Fulfill) strategy.  Ted will explain how this revised organizational structure will ultimately provide a more comprehensive and coordinated approach toward serving their campus clients.  Ted will also discuss the UC system wide procurement strategy and UCSD’s role as the Centers of Excellence for eCommerce and MRO and Life Science commodities.

Biography
Ted Johnson is Associate Controller, Integrated Supply Chain, and Chief Procurement Officer at the University of California, San Diego.  He is responsible for all aspects of supply management at the university including Strategic Procurement, Accounts Payable and Receiving and Distribution.  He is also responsible for managing satellite procurement operations at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, campus housing and dining, and facilities management.

Ted was selected 2012 Practitioner Pro of the Year by Supply and Demand Chain Executive in part for envisioning and implementing an Electronic Procurement Consortium that served as a unified platform for the UC System.

Prior to joining UC San Diego in 2006, Ted held the position of Director of Global Integrated Supply Chain for Sony Electronics and Director of Procurement for Hitachi Home Electronics, which included international assignments in Japan and Mexico.  After receiving his BA from the University of California, Santa Barbara, Ted was awarded a fellowship from the Japanese Ministry of Education to pursue his Master’s degree in International Business Management at the University of Tsukuba.

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