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Anil Sathe
Founder & Principal-Consultant
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Anil Sathe is a Supply Chain professional with rich and long experience spanning 3 decades. He has been part of Management team of leading companies and has steered many key initiatives in Supply Chain. He has extensive knowledge on all aspects of supply chain including Spend Analysis, Global Sourcing, Supplier development, Contracts and logistics.


A Master of Science in Global Supply Chain management from Indiana University, USA and B.Tech from IIT- Mumbai, Anil has been instrumental in setting up Supply Chain function in Elevator, HVAC, Retail, Chemical, Auto and other manufacturing industries. He has handled many developmental projects and multiple products during his stint at Otis Elevators, Blue Star Limited, Reliance retail and Cable Corporation of India Limited amongst others.


As head of Supply Chain at Otis Elevators, Anil was responsible for developing long term sourcing strategies to ensure supplier development and certification to global standards, minimizing inventory, reducing lead time and total cost. He headed the unit that was set up to help other Otis factories world-wide to source products from India.


In his last assignment as the Head – Supply Chain (products business) at Blue Star Limited, Anil was responsible for the end-to-end management of the supply chain including planning, procurement, spares support for service and logistics for products business covering seven factories and a sourcing office in China. The assignment also involved setting up distribution network across India and an export network to UAE. He managed spend of over 1200 crores per year in this assignment.


A panel member and speaker at various supply chain forums, Anil is the Founder and Principal Consultant at ACE SCM Solutions which specializes in working from Concept to Results in many key areas such as Spend Analysis, Inventory /Working capital management, Supply development especially with SMEs through Training and Consultancy.


A member of SME cell for IMC and also associated with CII Logistics Skill council for their skill development and certification program. He has also been inducted in Advisory group on logistics skill development for Kerala govt.


Recent training program include, programs for corporates, IIMM (Indian Institute of Materials Management), MSME, Bombay Chamber of commerce etc.


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