Andrea Sordi holds a bachelor’s degree and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering with a focus on food processing and biotechnology from the University of Genova, Italy. He also holds an Executive MBA in global supply chain management from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where he has been guest lecturing for the past 3 years.
With 20 years of experience in the fast-moving consumer goods industry (including at Danone, Kraft and Mondelez), Sordi has filled several supply chain and strategic leadership positions, both in Europe and the U.S. Most recently, he was head of global procurement strategy and capabilities and head of global indirect services sourcing for Mondelez Global LLC in Chicago, IL. Additionally, he has led large organizational transformations focused on digitization and data science, process simplification, leading-edge technologies and innovation, and cost leadership in indirect services.
Sordi has served on executive advisory boards for procurement software companies and has been a speaker in procurement international forums (Procurement Leaders, ProcureCon). He has also been cited and interviewed for specialized papers (SCM World) on digitalization, innovation, and cost leadership, and written several research articles on food biotechnology.
Sordi places strong value in people, diversity, trust, and authenticity; his personal purpose is “nurturing others to fulfill their potential and find their success to create a better world.”