Globalization has led to significant changes in supply chain management over the past ten years. Leading businesses across different industries are realizing the gains to be made in both customer service and profitability through the effective development of more sophisticated and integrated supply chains. World class organizations also understand the competitive advantage derived through more innovative sourcing and best-practice procurement, which minimizes risk and maximizes shareholder value.

The Procurement and Supply Chain Practice at Diversified Search uses a collaborative approach to supply chain searches, providing a search project team equipped with both functional and industry experience to address a client’s technical, business and cultural requirements. We have successfully placed supply chain executives who have excelled at managing complex networks of global suppliers and partners, volatile commodity and energy prices, natural disasters, and fluctuating currency markets.

Our growth and success reflects our clients’ increasing recognition of the benefits of professional supply chain management and of our ability to provide executives who deliver those benefits. Our team is comprised of internationally-experienced functional practitioners who have a thorough understanding of the nuances of supply chain management, along with a strong network of relevant contacts and sources. The pace of change in this field is rapid and we stay close to developments in the total value chain, proactively networking with high-profile senior supply chain and procurement leaders in addition to targeting rising stars who have the potential to progress to senior management and Board-level roles.

We are adept at placing candidates throughout the end-to-end supply chain with a track record of success with Chief Supply Chain Officer, Chief Procurement Officers and Chief Operating Officer roles, and have in-depth experience in the following areas:


We specialize in identifying leaders in the following areas across industries:

  • Sourcing/Procurement
  • Manufacturing/Operations/Outsourcing
  • Transportation
  • Logistics
  • Warehousing and Distribution
  • Inventory Management
  • Supply Planning and Forecasting
  • Customer Integration and Customer Service

Practice Leader

Cheryl D'Cruz Young

Managing Director


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