Published December 3, 2019
RADNOR, Pa. – Dec. 3, 2019 – Thomas Cummins, former Global Head of Manufacturing Goods and Services Procurement for Teva Pharmaceuticals, has been named Senior Director of Global Procurement for Synovos, the leading independent integrated supply chain management company in North America.
In his new role, Cummins is responsible for Synovos’ category management and OEM activities. His team works with suppliers in developing sourcing strategies that leverage the company’s $500 million spend and that are managed by the Central Procurement and Operations teams. He also is supporting the development of Synovos’ European Union supply chain as the company continues its global growth.
Cummins has extensive experience as a procurement professional, mostly in the life sciences industry, having started his career at Merck & Co. in Whitehouse Station, NJ, before moving to Teva in 2014.
“Tom’s background in the life sciences industry makes him an ideal fit for our Supply Chain team,” said Carlos Tellez, President & CEO of Synovos. “He brings with him a depth of expertise in strategic sourcing that will prove beneficial to our life sciences clients as well as those in other industries.” Cummins leads a growing global team of procurement professionals and is based at the company’s Radnor, PA, headquarters.
Synovos is a leading independent provider of global supply chain management services. Our integrated supply programs, built on industry-leading technology, drive increased productivity, profitability and competitiveness. Our MRO solutions enable companies, manufacturers, large institutions and others to streamline MRO / indirect materials management, while improving overall maintenance effectiveness and equipment reliability. Based in the U.S., Synovos provides services globally with locations in Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, Singapore and Europe.