About

Andrea Fimian, CEO & Founder of fips consulting, is a passionate supply chain consultant.

Andrea is passionate about her work and inspires the same passion in others. She has more than 10 years of supply chain experience in a multinational corporation operating in more than 150 countries with several thousand suppliers, and has an extensive background in supplier diversity & inclusion, supply chain social responsibiltiy, process optimization, and business transformation.

Andrea has a strong analytical-conceptual as well as pragmatic ability to provide you with appropriate ideas and solutions. Her excellent knowledge in her field, including working in an agile environment, her project management skills, and her understanding of design thinking techniques, enable her to develop sound assessments and solutions tailored to your needs.

She successfully managed and developed the Supplier Diversity & Inclusion Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) Program in an international corporation for over 6 years. She led the planning, organization, and implementation of the company’s commitment to Supplier Diversity & Inclusion in EMEA. She developed and executed a strategy to build comprehensive relationships with diverse suppliers and created internal and external networking opportunities to connect diverse suppliers with business opportunities.

Her strong leadership and management skills, as well as her willingness to challenge established purchasing processes, have earned her recognition and credibility in the industry.

She also led the global Supplier Diversity & Inclusion Tier 2 initiative, for which she successfully implemented a new reporting solution, introduced contractual requirements for Tier 1 suppliers, and ensured timely and accurate reporting on them.

Andrea is an advocate for growing a diverse supplier base. She has spoken as a panelist or moderator at over 50 events, trade shows, and conferences in German, English or French.

To support diverse owned businesses, Andrea has developed a program to connect diverse suppliers with mentors, training, and business development.

Andrea also led the Supply Chain Social Responsibility team in EMEA where she expanded her environmental, social and governance (ESG) knowledge.

For her exceptional contribution to supplier diversity & inclusion, Andrea received the Platinum Award for her ”Outstanding Diversity Commitment” from Women in IT at the IT Female Awards in 2019 (middle below).

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