Speaker: Gabriela Espinosa
Gabriela Espinosa was born in Ecuador and lives in Germany since 7 years ago. She completed her university studies in Austria and France. She speaks fluently German, English, French and Spanish. Her first professional experience was as Program Buyer for the automotive company Faurecia.
She took on more responsibility at Continental where, as lead buyer for several materials, she successfully led the procurement strategy of 14 different plants. Part of her duties was also the improvement of the supply chain as well as the achievement of cost reduction targets.
After several years within the automotive industry, Gabriela now works for TUI, world leader in the tourism branch. As Procurement Manager, she is responsible for the strategic sourcing of catering for the different TUI airlines. Furthermore, Gabriela possesses a TÜV certification as Quality Auditor and as Six Sigma Yellow and Green Belt.