Canda S. Rozier
Canda Rozier is the Senior Vice President, Global Procurement and Real Estate, Security Division, at NTT Ltd., with responsibility for strategic sourcing, category management, procurement, cost reduction & spend management projects, and contract negotiations for all procurement, as well as all global real estate and facilities. After joining NTT Ltd. in 2011, Canda was named as a Charter Member of the NTT Communications Global Procurement Advisory Board the following year, and now is a member of the Operating Committee of NTT Global Sourcing Inc., as well as a Vice President and Global Procurement Advisor to NTT Holdings.
With over 30 years industry experience, Canda was previously Chief Procurement Officer/Senior Vice President Global Real Estate at First Data Corporation, where she led the centralization and globalization of strategic sourcing/procurement and the operational transformation of real estate/facilities management worldwide, and had a senior role in the $29B private buyout of FDC. She has IPO, acquisition, spinoff, strategic procurement and business transformation experience in the US, Europe and Asia; and providing independent consulting advisory services to Fortune 500 and mid-market companies.
Previous roles have included senior positions at Unisys/Burroughs and American Express. Canda is on the Advisory Board for the Sourcing Industry Group (SIG) and ZagadaExchange.com, and is based in Colorado with a BA from Davidson College. She is a frequent contributor to sourcing industry publications, and speaks at industry conferences and events.