Doug Watanabe


Doug has been working with leading global organizations across various industries for more than 20 years to develop value-creating procurement, supply chain and marketing solutions.

  • Areas of Expertise: Procurement Strategy, Strategic Sourcing, Global Sourcing, Procurement Transformation and Change Management, Business Process Outsourcing and Supplier Relationship and Category Management
  • Industries: Private Equity, Consumer Products and Retail, Financial Services, Insurance, Food and Beverage, Aerospace and Defense, Restaurants, Industrial Manufacturing, Automotive, Retail, Direct to Consumer
  • Conducted 15+ private equity portfolio spend assessments which led to 100+ cross-portfolio and company-level sourcing engagements that resulted in more than $100MM in savings.


Doug received his BS in Industrial Distribution Management from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign.