Nicolas Passaquin

Nicolas Passaquin

Chief Officer

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Highly regarded Sourcing executive, with a proven track record of leading procurement and supply chain initiatives resulting in the delivery of sustainable cost reductions. Successful in managing international sourcing and procurement organization for Direct or Indirect Materials (multi-billion spend) as well as Shared Services organization.

Transformation, Change management expert with over 20 years of experience in conceiving, developing, and executing comprehensive strategies in the areas of organisation, Strategic Sourcing and Source-to-Procure processes.

Excellent strategic and operational experience in business transformation and as a change leader. Skilled in developing and implementing coordinated global strategies for all regions to maximize opportunities, reduce costs, improve quality, set up offshore shared services centers and drive customer satisfaction. Ability to build strategic plans, translate planning into operational initiatives and execute to deliver positive bottom line results. Have led and delivered large, global projects focused on operational and financial performance improvement.


JOB TITLE: Chief Officer

FUNCTION: Procurement

INDUSTRY: Professional Services

CATEGORY: Professional Services


Work experience

Global Head of Sourcing


October 2018 - Present | Zurich

Leading our Sourcing team globally being accountable for negotiating and managing contracts with suppliers across all spend categories (Technology, professional Services, etc...) for multi-billion dollars of spend. Sourcing is also accountable for the tools and services that guide employees through purchasing (Expenses, Card program, Travel, Contingent labor).

Primary Sourcing interface in to C- Suite

Vice President, Global Head of Professional Sourcing

Thomson Reuters

December 2016 - September 2018 ( 1 year, 9 months ) | Zurich, Geneva

Global lead for all Professional Services, Real Estate, FM and General Services procurement activities. Leading team of Global Category Directors, Regional Managers in EMEA, LATAM and the USA covering multi-billion dollars spend.


HEC Paris

Master of Strategic business unit management