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Suzanne Leopoldi-Nichols

Chief Global Business Solutions Officer, WPP’s Global Procurement

Suzanne joined WPP Plc. in July 2021 as Chief Global Business Solutions (GBS) Officer. WPP’s global Procurement, Real Estate and Finance Shared Services functions were the initial processes incorporated into the newly formed GBS organization, with HR and IT process to follow.

Immediately prior, Suzanne was President, Global Business Services at United Parcel Service (UPS.) The GBS team comprised 17,000 employees in 97 locations, providing support for Brokerage, Customer Service, Finance, Human Capital, IT, and World Class Sales Support.

Suzanne also held leadership roles at Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), American Greetings, and H&R Block. Suzanne is an Advisory Board Member at IQPC’s Shared Services and Outsourcing Network (SSON) and is a Founding Member of The GBS Board.

Suzanne and her teams won multiple awards for their work in GBS including:

  • SSON’s “Top 20 Most Admired Shared Services”
  • UPS’s Diversity and Inclusion Champion and Horizon Awards”
  • IAOP inducted Suzanne into their Leadership Hall of Fame
  • APA’s Prism Award for “Overall Best Practices in Management, Process, and Technology”

 

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Parent Members

D.L.J.
Hon. Deborah Lee James (Chair)
Former Secretary, US Airforce
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C. Albright
Craig Albright
CFO, Xerox Americas Operations & Global Cash Center of Excellence
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A.A
Alex Alonso
Chief Knowledge Officer Society for Human Resource Management
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J.A.
Joseph Anderson
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Tag Holdings, LLC
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D.B.
David Beitel
Chief Technology Officer, Zillow Group
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S.D
Sally Donnelly
Founding Partner, Pallas Advisors
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C.E.
Cheryl Eliano
District 10 National Vice President, American Federation Of Government Employees
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C.G.
Christopher S. Gopal, Ph.D.
Executive, Consultant. Author. & Educator, Global Supply Chain & Operations
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L.H.
Linnie M. Haynesworth
Former VP Northrop Gunman & Independent Board Director
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E.H.
Erin Hill
Deputy Chief Auditor, BNY Mellon
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M.H.
Mellody Hobson
Co-CEO & President, Ariel Investments
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J.M.
Jennifer McClure
Founder & CEO, Unbridled Talent, LLC
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O.M.
Oscar Munoz
Retired Chairman, President & CEO United Airlines
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L.S.
General Larry Spencer US Air Force (Ret)
President, Armed Forces Benefit Association
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D.W.
David Van Slyke, Ph.D
Dean, The Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs Syracuse University
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J.V.
General Joseph L. Votel, USA (Ret)
President & CEO For Business Executives For National Security
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J.W
General Johnnie Wilson, USA (Ret)
Former President & Chief Operating Officer, Dimensions International, INC.
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D.W.
The Honorable David M. Walker
Former U.S. Comptroller General
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Robert Wolf
Robert Wolf
Founder, 32 Advisors
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S.Y
Saf Yeboah-Amankwah
Senior VP & Chief Strategy Officer, Intel
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Subcommittee Members

A.B.
Anand Bahl, Chief Information Officer, Micron
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G.B
Greg Bowman, CIO & VP of Corporate Development
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M.D.
Matthew Daniel, Principal of Talent Strategy, Guild Education
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M.K.
Marachel Knight, Senior VP-Technology AT&T
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B.S.
Brig Gen Bernie Skoch USAF (Ret), Executive Lead, AFA Strategic Events Air Force Association
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E.R.
Eric Rosenbach, Co-Director, Belfer Center For Science And Internal Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
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S.S.
Stan Soloway, President & CEO, Celero Strategies, LLC
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P.,Z.
Patricia J. Zarodkiewicz, President, Patz Consulting LLC
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