Ryan Nied is a seasoned Global Procurement leader with 23 years of experience in industry-leading organizations across multiple sectors, including food, beverage, CPG, energy and consulting. He has held progressively responsible roles in a wide range of categories, business environments and operating models at companies such as Scotts Miracle-Gro, Heinz, Diageo and bp. Ryan’s core expertise is building capabilities in Procurement strategy and stakeholder engagement practices that raise the profile of the function as a critical business partner.
In his current role, Ryan is Commercial Transformation Director in the Global Procurement function at bp. He leads category strategy and supply transformation initiatives in bp's $6B+ digital and talent portfolio of spends. His current priorities include developing Procurement talent in a new 'agile at scale' company culture, embedding sustainable procurement practices and building partnerships with suppliers to drive bp's digital transformation.