Don Hoeppner with Paladin Associates

February 20, 2020
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Maggiano's Perimeter
4400 Ashford-Dunwoody Rd
Dunwoody, GA 30346

Case studies and lessons learned at Paladin Associates and how Sourcing got started in GE

(LIMITED AVAILABILITY at the Maggiano's at Perimeter)


Event Summary

Don Hoeppner will present information on Paladin Associates, add some interesting case studies and lessons learned, and how Sourcing got started in GE.


General Agenda

6:00p    Arrive and check in as well as networking
7:00p    Dinner and any Announcements
7:30p    Presentation/Speaker event
8:30p    Final comments and Adjourn 


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About our Speaker, Donald J. Hoeppner

Founding Partner and co-owner of Paladin Associates focusing on Strategic Sourcing and Cost Reduction Programs. Executive with over 30 years of GE global multi-functional leadership experience


  • Selected by Supply & Demand Chain Executive* as a 2017 “Pro to Know” which recognizes Supply Chain executives who demonstrate leadership by managing risk in the supply chain, provide competitive advantage and deliver value to the bottom line.
  • Managed Client Sourcing Projects at Oak Hill Capital; Midmark Corp; Compass Minerals; Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC; Tate & Lyle, Heatcraft, Merchants Fleet; Adisseo and numerous other clients with savings of 5% to over 25%
  • Industry experience includes power systems, telecommunications, sales and distribution services, major appliances manufacturing, financial services, and information technology services
  • Developed GE Capital’s Strategic Sourcing Initiative as Director-North American Sourcing , VP-Sourcing for GE Information Technology Solutions and SVP-Sourcing for GE Technology Management Services
  • Improved efficiency of procurement process by implementing electronic POs, EDI Invoicing, EFT Payments, P-Cards, e-RFIs, e-RFQs, and e-Auctions.
  • Operational and Project Management of International Operations for General Electric Company (GE) in Mexico, Central America and Europe
  • Chief Financial Officer of GE International and Domestic Appliance and Technology Businesses
  • Led Real Estate and Facility Management teams responsible for over 350 locations … managed construction of 10 GE facilities totaling over 2 Million square feet
  • Alumnus of GE’s Financial Management Program and Corporate Audit Staff


$25.00 Member Registration

$30.00 Non-Member Registration

$12.50 Student Member Registration

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