We are pleased to announce that Witt/Kieffer has been engaged by WellStar Health System in Atlanta, Georgia, to recruit a Senior Vice President, Supply Chain. This is a unique opportunity to join an advanced and progressive health system and lead a best-in-class supply chain operation.
WellStar has grown tremendously over the last several years and is now the largest health system in Georgia. They are comprised of over 22,000 employees who are dedicated to serving their communities through safe and quality healthcare. The SVP will oversee all supply chain functions for WellStar, a $3B system with 11 hospitals, 240 ambulatory clinics and over $480M in annual supply and services spend. Reporting directly to the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of WellStar, the SVP leads a staff of over 300 and will bring a strong passion and vision for contemporary healthcare supply chain strategies.
This is a critical recruitment for a valued and highly regarded function of the organization. The successful candidate must possess strong supply chain leadership and management experience within a progressive, complex and high performing organization. Candidates should have demonstrated success and knowledge of contracting and purchasing, logistics, distribution models and a track record of effectively leveraging automation and technology. He or she will have knowledge of efficient expense management approaches, including sophisticated analysis, tracking and reporting of supply chain and cost reduction initiatives. While content expertise, and healthcare experience, is essential, he/she must have well developed leadership skills. A master’s degree is required.
Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Nominations and CVs may be submitted confidentially via email to email@example.com and may be addressed to Ben Kenney or Dan Young, the Witt/Kieffer consultants supporting this search.