Umang is a passionate supply chain professional who excels at analytics and project delivery.
With over 15 years of experience in pharmaceuticals, fast moving consumer goods and food & beverage retail, she has worked in different areas of supply chain management ranging from supply & demand planning to logistics, distribution center & customer service management.
Umang has successfully led a number of supply chain projects in her career. Most recently as a Program Manager for Procter & Gamble in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan region, she was responsible for overseeing and delivering all new launches in the Hair Care category.
Prior to her role as Product Launch Program Manager, she served in various supply chain project management roles in the region. Her key achievements include the delivery of a robust S&OP process, the successful implementation of a complex warehousing consolidation project transitioning from an in-house owned, dispersed warehousing network to a 3PL managed large scale, centrally located regional Distribution Center.
She was also actively involved with the training and onboarding of major retail cash & carry customers into the P&G supply chain and she was the supply chain lead for one of the biggest distributor transition projects P&G has undertaken in the MENAP region.
Prior to moving to the region she was with P&G in Pakistan where, in addition to her operational role as the supply chain lead, she led a large scale SAP implementation project. Before joining P&G she worked for GSK in the Consumer Health division.
Umang is passionate about Supply Chain Leadership and Development and during her career she has designed and delivered several training programs for both entry-level staff as well as middle and senior management. Umang herself holds an MBA in Management Information Systems and Finance.
She has a proven ability to move quickly from a high level assessment of a complex and challenging situation to the development and rapid implementation of solutions. This, coupled with her organizational agility as well as cultural awareness and adaptability makes Umang a valuable and sought-after supply chain management consultant.
When she is not out there helping organizations to develop supply chain capabilities she is either spending quality time with her 4-year old, travelling the world, reading, or cooking – Umang is also an emerging entrepreneur; together with her husband she owns a successful restaurant business in Dubai.
In 2018, after successfully participating in a number of projects at Accelerate Evolution Umang left Accelerate Evolution and joined a Dubai based consumer goods manufacturing company as their S&OP lead – she remains an active member of the Accelerate Evolution Alumni group.