Quentin Roach was named Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain & Chief Procurement Officer for Mondelēz International.
Prior to Mondelez, Quentin served as the Chief Procurement Officer and Senior Vice President of Global Supplier Management at Merck & Co. In this role, he led oversight of companywide expenditures; contract manufacturing operations and supply chain management; M&A, JV & alliance management; global real estate; and enterprise service operations. He was the executive sponsor of Merck’s Next Generation Network.
Prior to Merck, Quentin held senior executive roles in Sale & Marketing, Manufacturing, Strategy, and Engineering in healthcare, pharmaceutical, consumer product, medical device, academia and automotive industries with General Motors Corporation, Delphi Corporation, Strong Health, Bausch & Lomb, and Bristol Myers Squibb.
Quentin currently serves as board director for Armada Supply Solutions; National Association of Manufacturers’ executive committee; and The Franklin Institute. Other affiliations: Executive Leadership Council, SCM World, Columbia University’s Deming Center, Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey College of Business, and The Garth Fagan Dance Company, among others.
Quentin has been recognized as a “Top 10 Most Inspiring Leader” by Executive 50, “Business Transformation 150” by Constellation, and “Top 100 Global Ethnic Minority Leaders” by The Financial Times & Yahoo Finance.
Quentin holds a Master of Science in Engineering Management of Technology from Arizona State University, a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and has completed executive development work at Columbia University, Thunderbird University and Trinity College – Dublin.