Agnieszka Dabrowska has been working as the Director of Global Procurement at Sunstar Suisse SA in Switzerland, a Japanese company that manufactures health and wellness products that one would typically see at a pharmacy. She has been with the privately-owned Japanese company for 4 years, and they present worldwide mainly in the field of oral care consumer goods. To this role, she brings dynamic leadership skill and unmatched expertise in consumer goods, procurement, logistics and international commerce.
As Director, some of her duties include the responsibility for the budget of 60M USD in direct procurement, for Europe, America and Asia. She is also responsible for international trading of raw materials and finished goods, from external suppliers to other entities of Sunstar and 3rd party customers. She oversees the participation in new product developments (cosmetics, medical devices and commodities), and has achieved the establishment of operating procedures for Sunstar Europe.
Initiation of indirect purchasing practices consolidating the European needs. Simplification of operating processes. Nominated as Operational Lead for a newly acquired medicinal business line, in charge of development of distribution network and product supplies.
She offers over 20 years of experience in procurement for complex multinational companies, and over 11 years on managerial positions. She is energetic and solution focused, inspiring the teams to achieve the goals, overdelivering targets. She is looking to continue the career in procurement area, vendors management programs, in challenging organizations. Prior to her current role, she was Shared Country Procurement & Administration Manager for Novartis Group.
Agnieszka holds her Master’s degree in Japanese Language and Culture and a Postgraduate degree in Economics and International Commerce from the Warsaw School of Economics. Moving forward, she hopes to network internationally as much as possible with likeminded female professionals, as she is always eager to motivate others to pursue their dreams.