North American Strategic Sourcing Category Manager, ABB Inc.; Committee Co-Chair
Sandra S. Turko is an accomplished Supply Chain and IT professional. Ms. Turko’s 20+ year experience spans a broad range of Supply Chain, IT and Sales functions across manufacturing, healthcare and retail industries. Ms. Turko currently serves as Category Manager for ABB, responsible for global procurement across key commodities for the North America Dead Tank Breaker Division. Ms. Turko actively manages negotiations and execution of key global contracts to support JIT operation and critical capital investments. She leads cross-functional teams, defines innovative processes and integrates use of key data to reduce costs, mitigate risks, and achieve on time, under-budget projects. Prior experience also includes working closely with CIO and CFO to evaluate IT Contracts/Services and transfer of assets for a $200+M divestiture. She actively volunteers for youth sports programs, local charities and serves as the EMBA Ambassador supporting recruitment events for the Katz EMBA Program.
Ms. Turko earned her B.A in Philosophy/Pre-Law from St. Bonaventure University and MBA from the University of Pittsburgh’s Katz Graduate School of Business.