Sr. Director, Procurement & Sustainability, Best Buy
Tim Meester leads the Strategic Sourcing and Category Management functions across several categories of Indirect Procurement for Best Buy, including Supply Chain, Home Delivery, Consumer and Corporate Services, Travel, Environmental Services, Enterprise Supplies, and Fleet Operations. Considering his team’s direct influence in the buying decisions for these categories, Tim has also assumed the lead role for Sustainability for Indirect Procurement at the beginning of 2015.
Best Buy has incorporated Corporate Social Responsibility as a measurable goal across all Procurement associates, thereby driving commitment and results through all indirect categories. The team is focused on three primary elements of CSR _ Environmental Sustainability, Human Rights, and Supplier Diversity.
Tim’s career has woven together leadership responsibilities across all aspects of Supply Chain, including several years with Toys ‘R’ Us before his return to Best Buy in 2011. He holds a B.A. in Information Technology Management from Concordia University in St. Paul, MN.
This session open to Private Sector Purchasers only. Sometimes the most valuable part of a conference occurs when you have an opportunity to just talk with your peers and hear about the challenges they are facing, share solutions, and hear what they are doing to keep moving forward. This session is an opportunity to gather … read more >>
During this workshop, senior procurement and supply chain leaders will be invited envision new ways their organization’s purchasing can be a force for good in the world. Through peer-to-peer dialogue, the participants will chart next steps for realizing the aspirations that are most compelling for them and their organizations. Workshop participants will be invited to continue … read more >>