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Sue Spence
Vice President, Sourcing, Procurement & Disbursements, FedEx Services

Sue spence headshotSue joined FedEx in October 2013 as the VP of the newly centralized Sourcing & Procurement group. Her responsibilities include leading a team of over 280 professionals in managing $17B of spend in operational and services categories, and managing compliance, systems and policies related to the corporation’s sourcing, procurement, and accounts payable activities. She also serves as a member of several Industry and University councils and advisory boards in the field of supply management. In 2020 Sue was honored with the Institute of Supply Management’s J. Shipman Gold Medal Award, a recognition of individuals whose career accomplishments have promoted the advancement of the procurement and supply chain management profession.

Prior to joining FedEx, Sue was employed at United Technologies Corporation for 28 years in positions of increasing responsibility at the aerospace divisions of Pratt & Whitney, Hamilton Sundstrand and Sikorsky Aircraft. She also served as Director of Supply Management at UTC’s Corporate HQ, where her team earned Purchasing Magazine’s annual Medal of Excellence award and was chosen as a YWCA Woman Achiever in Business. Her career included positions in both Supply Management, Operations Transformation, Continuous Improvement, and International Trade Compliance.

Sue received her BA in Economics from the University of Connecticut, and an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She has two adult daughters living in Boston and New York.


Featured Sessions

Views from the Top:
CPO Perspectives on 2021 and Beyond
2/17 @ 2:00 EST

RapidRatings’ CEO, James Gellert, will be leading a discussion with Sajid Kunnummal, CPO at Navistar and Sue Spence, CPO at FedEx Services to understand what trends they see and how they are positioning their businesses in 2021 and beyond.