Brian Roche is responsible
for Westfield’s enterprise procurement function which includes the development
and execution of source-to-pay programs including category management, third
party risk management, operational procurement and process automation.
Roche joined Westfield in
April 2015 from Citizens Bank, where he served in various leadership positions
managing vendor risk, strategic sourcing events and technology, and training
programs. Before that, he was Vice President, Senior Sourcing Strategist for
Key Bank National Association. In all, he brings 20 years of procurement,
financial and leadership experience to his position with Westfield.
Roche earned his graduate
degree in Information Systems Management from Case Western Reserve University,
and his undergraduate degree in Finance from Ohio University.
He is a former member of
BITS, the technology policy division of the Financial Services Roundtable, an
industry group with expertise on managing vendor risk, and served as a charter Steering
Committee member to establish the Risk Management Association’s Vendor
Management Roundtable. He is also a
current member of Sourcing Industry Group and provides thought leadership in other
industry forums in emerging areas of supply chain management.
Insurance is one of the nation’s 50 largest property and casualty insurance
groups, represented by a network of more than 900 independent insurance
agencies. Westfield provides commercial
insurance in 21 states, personal insurance in 10 states and surety services to
customers in 50 states.
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