Procurecon Indirect West 2018

September 24-September 26, 2018

JW Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, AZ


Jim Haynes

Director of Strategic Sourcing and Indirect Procurement
RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company
Accomplished professional who has built a successful twenty-nine year career at the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company by working in a number of diverse roles. As a result, he has a broad set of workplace skills including Category Management, Spend Analysis, Strategic Sourcing, Supply Management, Change Management, Purchasing, Negotiation, Contract Management, Outsourcing, Vendor Management and International Project Management. Jim is respected by his colleagues and co-workers for his focus on team development, professionalism and work ethic. Currently, Jim serves as the Director – Strategic Procurement for Indirect Materials and Services within the centralized Procurement organization at R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. Jim is responsible for a team of fifteen procurement professionals that support the procurement of approximately $1.4 BN dollars of Indirect Materials and Services. Jim has over 13 years of Procurement experience at R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in various positions including: Director Strategic Procurement, Senior Manager Corporate Materials and Services, Master Strategic Sourcing, Manger Procurement and Manager Contract Negotiations and Administration. Jim graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree and served on a two year expatriate assignment in the Sultanate of Oman in the Middle East. Jim served on the Board of ISM - ISM Carolinas-Virginia and also the Committee chair for Career Development.