Procurecon Indirect West 2018

September 24-September 26, 2018

JW Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, AZ

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Kumar Kannan

Director of Global Sourcing - Indirect Goods & Services
Owens Corning
Kumar Kannan is the Global Sourcing Director for Indirect Goods & Services at Owens Corning, a world leader in building materials and composite systems and solutions. In this role Kumar manages $650M in annual spend across IT, Marketing, HR, and other corporate functions, and MRO in the plants. He leads a global team based in the US, France and China. His prior accountabilities have included Global Shared Services and Emerging Technologies. Kumar has extensive managerial, sourcing and finance experience from the US, Africa and India. Prior to his coming to Owens Corning, Kumar had assignments in Finance and IT Sourcing at American Airlines in Fort Worth. Kumar also worked at the Industrial Development Corporation of Zambia, where he provided financial oversight to several group companies and was involved in the privatization of group companies as part of the IMF restructuring program. Kumar holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Delhi University. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has both an MBA and MS in Decision Information Systems from Arizona State University.