Global Head – Women in Leadership
Paula is well known for inspiring teams, operationalizing plans and mobilizing organizations to deliver business results.
Paula Glickenhaus is currently the Vice President of Global Indirect Procurement with Bacardi Limited where she is responsible for all Commercial and Non- Direct Sourcing globally. Previously she was VP, Strategic Sourcing with Viacom Inc. Prior to her time with Viacom, she was the Senior Director of Global Procurement Strategy & COE with Mondelez International. Paula spent her early career with Colgate Palmolive, where she was cross trained in different areas of the business: Plant Manager for a Flavors & Fragrance Production facility, P2P Global Project Lead and eProcurement Manager. Her last job at Colgate was as the Head of Indirect Procurement, North America & Corporate where she led procurement activities for the North America Division and Corporate business Units. Paula holds a Bachelor of Science in Finances from Universidad Externado de Colombia as well as a Masters in International Business from University EAFIT and a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University in the city of NY. Paula is currently a fellow at NYC 92Y Women in Power program and a partner with the City of New York Education department mentoring high school students.
“We can power growth by bringing people together and unleashing the talent that reflects the diversity of today’s consumers and our industry,”