Sectors

Odesma pride ourselves on the depth and breadth of our sector knowledge and expertise.

Over the last 30 years we have collectively worked for some of the biggest brands in the world, across all sectors and all industries. Transferring our knowledge to Procurement teams at any level.

Aerospace & Defence

Whilst working in Professional Services Steve, Nick and Ed have between them worked with BAE Systems, Selex, Airbus, Raytheon Corporate Jets, BAE Dynamics, MBDA, The Ministry of Defence and the NAAFI.

Automotive Procurement

Automotive

Whilst working in Professional Services Ed worked with FIAT Group and Lotus Cars, whilst Nick has worked with Rolls Royce Motor Cars.

Financial Services Procurment

Financial Services & Private Equity

Nick held a senior line procurement role at NatWest/RBS, he also delivered procurement transformation programs to Lloyds Bank, Co-Op Insurance & Financial Services, Barclaycard,  and Goldman Sachs. Steve and Ed have between them worked with National Australia Group Europe, Deutsche Bank, Macquarie Group in Australia, Inflexion, and Prudential.

FMCG Procurement

FMCG

Steve has held a number of procurement and senior management roles for Diageo and Reckitt & Colman. Whilst working in Professional Services Steve, Nick and Ed have between them worked with Brambles, L’Oréal, United Biscuits, Novar and Hammonds Bedrooms. In addition, Serco & Compass.

Healthcare Procurement

Healthcare

Whilst working in Professional Services Steve, Nick and Ed have between them worked with Smith & Nephew, AllianceBoots, GSK and Philips Medical.

IT Procurement

IT

Nick held Senior Procurement and Supply Chain roles in EMEA and USA for ICL Fujitsu and ran the Financial Supply Chain and Payments practice for Logica/CSC. Ed began his career in line procurement with ICL Fujitsu.

Procurement Advisory

Manufacturing

Steve has held a number of procurement roles for British Steel Stainless. Both Nick and Ed worked for ICL Fujitsu. Whilst working in Professional Services Steve, Nick and Ed have between them worked with Aggreko, BAE SYSTEMS, Raytheon Corporate Jets, Airbus, BP Group, FIAT Group & Lotus Cars.

Pharmaceutical

Pharmaceutical

Steve has held a number of procurement roles for British Steel Stainless (now Outokumpo Group). Both Nick and Ed worked for ICL Fujitsu. Whilst working in Professional Services Steve, Nick and Ed have between them worked with Aggreko, BAE SYSTEMS, Selex, Raytheon Corporate Jets  & Lotus Cars.

Professional Services Procurement

Professional Services

Ed, Steve and Nick previously worked for PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Xchanging plc. Nick held Partner/Senior Executive roles at Accenture, PwC and CapGemini Steve also worked for Atos KPMG, whilst Ed worked for QP Group, Sharemax Inc.  In addition, ParkingEye, Ciber, BES, Hemsley Fraser and Inflexion.

Public Sector Procurement

Public Sector

Whilst working in Professional Services Steve, Nick and Ed have between them worked with the NAAFI, The Ministry of Defence (MOD) and The Inland Revenue. In addition, West Yorkshire Authority and Bloom*

Retail Procurement

Retail

Whilst working in Professional Services Steve and Ed have between them worked with AllianceBoots and Wickes. In addition Nick Ford was Global Supply Chain Director for Safeway (now Morrisons) Supermarket Group.

Telecoms Procurement

Telecoms

Whilst working with global consultancies Ed and Nick delivered procurement programmes into Telecom Eireann and Cable & Wireless. Nick also worked with BT in the UK. The most recent engagements for Ed, Nick and Steve were with Vodafone where they and their teams delivered a number of procurement projects for their global organisation.

News & Media Procurment

News & Media

Nick has run a very successful global procurement and supply chain cost reduction programme which was driven by group CFO.s at a large news and media company. Nick coordinated an international delivery team between New York and London.

Logistics Procurement

Logistics

Odesma have delivered a procurement transition programme with DB Schenker, the worlds leading global logistics provider In addition, working with DHL on various projects.

Oil and gas procurement

Oil and gas

Ed and Steve have between them worked on outsourcing for BP as well as working on downstream operations across Europe for Mobile.