Julian possesses an excellent blend of strategic planning and execution capabilities and is accomplished in creating a highly collaborative approach to engagement in even the most challenging environments

Profile

Julian possesses an excellent blend of strategic planning and execution capabilities and is accomplished in creating a highly collaborative approach to engagement in even the most challenging environments. This has enabled him to provide positive outcomes in the Procurement & Supply Chain, Business Development and Manufacturing environments, setting-up and running numerous operations from inception.

Julian has helped deliver positive conclusions across private sector fortune 500’s and SME’s, the public sector and third sector organisations in a variety of verticals. Initially responsible for leading transformation projects in Europe and the US, Julian has recently returned from Asia, where he was the principal leading several greenfield assignments during the past 15 years for US, Chinese and Middle Eastern organisations and has been able to effectively demonstrate his credibility and tenacity, through the successful implementation of highly strategic, operational and business solutions.

Sample Projects

China Market Entry: Conceptualised and executed the business plan, leading market entry into China covering entire operations. Established multiple entities, responsible for the corporate structuring, business development, supply chain, P&L and establishing JV manufacturing.

$1.7Bn Technology Divestiture / Outsourcing: LOB Lead To negotiate preferential terms leading to the successful execution of a major BPO project between Motorola and Huawei Technologies.

Global Procurement Transformation: Lead major greenfield OD project to establish Global Procurement function in China, leading to the successful migration of 65% of Global Category Management roles to Asia from the US / EU, with annual budgets of $1-2Bn, establishing 150 low cost suppliers and delivering >20% annualised cost reduction.

ITC Procurement: Managing major infrastructure projects in Asia and responsible for corporate relationships, strategy and contracts covering ITC OEM hardware, software and services and systems integration.

Employment History

2017-Current Consultant, The Consultancy Company
2008-2016 President & MD, Alkhorayef China Operations
2008-2008 Management Consultant, MSD China (NFP)
2007-2007 Director, Emerging Market Strategy, Motorola
2003-2006 APAC Sourcing Director , Motorola
2002-2003 Sourcing Director (China, UK and US), Motorola

Qualifications

Postgraduate Degree (Management) – Staffordshire University Business School
Higher Nationals (Business & Finance) – Crewe & Alsager College