RYAN GOODRICH

Montville, NJ · 862-207-9160 · ryan.goodrich@breakframes.com

www.linkedin.com/in/theframebreaker

EXECUTIVE PROFILE

 

A dynamic results and people-focused leader with a proven track record of successful transformations and the vision to lead and modernize a global organization’s approach to Procurement talent management through collaboration with strategic partners, emerging trends, and industry-leading best practices.  By focusing on critical areas of our “people” ecosystem, we can leverage innovation, attract top talent, lift the functional capability and IQ of groups essential to the success of our business, create a team focused and winning culture, exceed business objectives, and add exceptional value back to our shareholders.

CORE SKILLS

 

  • Wealth of international experience in quality, regulatory affairs, distribution, third party manufacturing, new product development, project and program management, procurement, talent management, organizational consulting and executive coaching.

  • Expert in the development of organizational talent, D&I, Procurement talent management, organizational design, restructuring, and change management.

  • Strategic thinker with proven ability to innovate best-in-class solutions that increase competitiveness in talent attraction and talent development.

  • Brings a unique approach to talent pipeline planning that includes exceptional University Engagement strategies and the framework for Best-in-Class MBA Internship and Leadership Development Programs.

  • Adept project and change manager able to handle complex information and implement solutions that deliver on long-term business strategy while rallying organizations to support change initiatives.

  • Superior communication capability, both written, verbal, and visual.

  • Collaborative and effective approach to business engagement and alignment.

  • Passion for mentoring, coaching, and developing direct reports.

EDUCATION

 

The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (2021)

Master of Organizational Dynamics, Executive Coaching and Organizational Consulting

 

 

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI  (2002)

Bachelor of Science, Packaging

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

The Estée Lauder Companies, New York, NY                                                                                                        September 2019 - Present     

Global Director, Procurement Talent Management and Organizational Development                                       

 

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. The company’s products are sold in approximately 150 countries and territories.  For fiscal 2019, net sales were $14.86 billion and operating income was $2.31 billion. 

 

Responsible for a comprehensive talent management and organizational development strategy for the Estee Lauder Companies Global Procurement Organization. 

 

Current Responsibilities

  • Presently leading the effort to reduce Procurement’s overall attrition rate from 34% (2018-2019) to 8% (2019-2020), resulting in a $1.4M new hire cost avoidance.

  • Act as executive coach to members of the Global Procurement Leadership Team.

  • Manage the Procurement People’s Committee, a task force of high-potential talent from multiple regions and sub-functions designed to help execute the function’s Talent Management strategy.

  • Implementing a modern Procurement Competency model to best help the organization meet its strategic objectives for FY21-23.

  • Enhancing the Procurement function’s overall capability by implementing a new learning management system focused on competency maturity levels.

  • Leading the development of the Procurement Stars recognition program based on contributions to elements of the overall functional strategy.

  • Creating Global Career Pathways (from Analyst to Vice President).

  • Improving organization-wide functional communications ensuring all Procurement employees are engaged through the sharing of information

  • Establishing ELC Procurement’s first Global Rotational Leadership Development Program.

  • Developing an intern management solution allowing summer interns to work remotely while still have a positive educational experience that creates value back to the organization.

 

 

Goodrich Development Networks, Montville, NJ                                                                                                             April 2019 - Present        

Founder and CEO                                           

 

Goodrich Development Networks is an Organizational Consulting and Executive Coaching firm developed in partnership with Organizational Dynamics faculty and the University of Pennsylvania that also offers Human Resource Management Software solutions.  With a focus on talent management for the next-generation, our first product offering, (Intern Masters) takes Intern Program best practices from across industries and incorporates them into a cloud-based system that allows students to develop their own intern program management blueprints. 

 

Responsible for shaping the growth path of the organization and developing the overall organizational goals & objectives, strategy, service offerings, software library, marketing plan and client strategy.

 

Current Responsibilities

  • Building the company from ideation through Schedule A funding.

  • Developing a best-in-class talent management solution and system interface currently used by Estée Lauder’s Procurement organizations in order to manage their intern programs.

  • Establishing a living network of over 20,000 current graduate students who actively follow and contribute to the Intern Masters blog.

  • Working in an Executive Coaching capacity for four clients ranging from Executive Director to Vice President.

 

 

Bayer AG, Whippany, NJ                                                                        

Associate Director, People, Knowledge, Strategy, and Governance                                                           October 2016 – April 2019

 

Bayer is a Life Science company with core competencies in the areas of health care and agriculture.  With their innovative products, Bayer contributes to finding solutions to some of the major challenges of our time. 

 

Responsible for developing and implementing the Bayer Procurement integrated people strategy, including organizational design, leadership and talent development, employee engagement, development and retention. Additional responsibilities during this period included acting as Chief of Staff, Head of Program Management, and Head of Change Management & Communications while supervising direct reports.

 

Key Accomplishments

  • Co-Developed the Procurement Competency model and sourced supplemental trainings to build Bayer’s Procurement Learning Academy that supported 2,400 global employees and contributed to $350M of annual cost savings in 2018.

  • Local Change Lead for the New Bayer Procurement Organizational Transformation merging three business unit procurement groups into one which helped to identify $98M in spend synergies.

  • Designed the Bayer Procurement University Engagement strategy with business schools in the US, Europe and Latin America resulting in 15 international hires.

  • Created the Bayer “Procurement Masters” MBA Internship and International Procurement Management Trainee programs across the US and Europe which helped establish the function as a target destination for top MBA talent.

  • Converted 75% of MBA interns into full-time employees (80% acceptance rate) and 100% retention rate after 2 years.

  • Utilized the International Procurement Management Trainee program in order to build the organization’s talent pipeline and support succession planning.

  • Creator and Global Process Owner for the Bayer Procurement Talent Development Program, “Growth Experiences” (GX-PRO) for High-Potentials.

  • Managed external partnerships with Procurement Leaders and GEP.

 

Bayer US, Whippany, NJ        

Founder and National Lead, HOPE Employee Resource Group                                                              October 2015 – March 2018

 

A Diversity & Inclusion Initiative.  Founded HOPE in 2015, an Employee Resource Group dedicated to supporting Bayer employees who have children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

 

Key Accomplishments

  • Founded the HOPE ERG in order to raise awareness of ASD within Bayer US, LLC and created a support group that Bayer employees could turn to for support and education.

  • Managed a team of 12 volunteers who were responsible for developing ASD educational programs.

  • Influenced Bayer HR Benefits to modify Health Insurance coverage so that employees can receive reimbursement for occupational and speech therapy services for children without an official diagnosis. 

 

Bayer US, Whippany, NJ

Global Lead, Bayer Professional Development Network                                                              September 2012 – November 2018

 

A Leadership and Development Initiative: Founded the Bayer Professional Development Network (BPDN), an Employee Resource Group dedicated to making a positive impact on the business by involving employees in a larger community and providing opportunities to develop leadership skills and expand network connections.

 

Key Accomplishments

 

  • Led the organization during a period of growth from the original 4 founders to over 6,000 registered members and 7 international chapters. 

  • Organized over 240 programs including Lunch and Learns, Speed Networking Sessions, Leadership Workshops, Volunteering Events, Sr. Executive Networking activities, and lectures.

  • Acted as an employee engagement and professional development advisor to the Bayer US Leadership Team.

 

Bayer US, Whippany, NJ

Head, Procurement Performance and Program Management                                                                  June 2013 – October 2016

 

Member of the Bayer Health Care Procurement Leadership team and acting Chief of Staff.  Directed all change management, training and development, innovation, communications, and performance management initiatives.

 

Key Accomplishments

  • Responsible for Merck Procurement Post Merger Integration, organization and facilitation of 2 Global Procurement Conferences, the Consumer Care Supplier Summit, the Global Procure-2-Pay redesign, and CAO Mission Innovation (Shark Tank).

 

Bayer Diabetes Care, Tarrytown, NY

Sr. Manager, New Product Development                                                                                                           February 2011 – June 2013

 

Bayer Diabetes Care (now Ascensia Diabetes Care) is a global company dedicated to improving the lives of people with diabetes and helping empower them to take charge of their health and happiness. Worked as a member of the New Product Development Core Team responsible for developing Contour Next USB, Contour Next Link, and Contour from ideation to distribution. Led a team of 13 colleagues, responsible for product and software quality, reliability, clinical trials, cleaning and disinfection, supplier management and the 510k regulatory submission.

 

Key Accomplishments

  • Contour Line of meters contributed €722M in sales for fiscal year 2013 and €658M in 2014.

  • Acted as a standing member of the New Product Development Ideation Team and the Technical Review Board responsible for ensuring all development and testing was done appropriately during development prior to regulatory submission.

 

Bayer Diabetes Care, Mishawaka, IN

Supplier Quality Manager                                                                                                                                          June 2008 – February 2011

 

Utilized enabling technology to implement web-based applications that met 21 CFR Part 11 requirements for electronic databases storing medical records for Bayer Diabetes Care.

 

Key Accomplishments

  • Created the DC Supplier Corrective Action Request Database which drastically improved supplier quality management and metrics for tracking purposes. 

  • Worked with the Global Sourcing Manager for Packaging and identified a $134,000 annual cost savings on corrugate packaging for the Mishawaka, IN facility.

 

 

Applied Materials, Austin, TX

Spares Supplier Distribution and Quality Manager                                                                                          January 2003 – June 2008

 

Applied Materials, Inc. is the global leader in materials engineering solutions for the semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic (PV) industries. Managed Supplier Quality Distribution for North America, Asia and Europe.

 

Key Accomplishments

  • Fully developed and standardized the Global Supplier Distribution Quality program while delivering a 55% performance improvement. 

  • Identified a $4M cost savings for the Global Materials Organization by single-sourcing supplier clean room packaging materials.

  • After driving performance improvements in North America, was assigned responsibility of supplier distribution quality at Applied Materials distribution centers in Japan, Taiwan, and Germany.

 

BOARDS

 

  • FTC Kids Board of Directors                                                                                                                                                         2018 - Present

  • Michigan State Supply Chain Management Board Member                                                                                                2015-2018

  • Bayer Diversity & Inclusion Council                                                                                                                                                  2012-2019

 

 

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

 

  • 2018 WeSolve Award:  For developing the Growth Experience Talent Development Program which utilizes strengths and interests to develop unique career advancement opportunities.

  • 2018 Procurement Star Award:  For Procurement Functional Competencies, Global Jobs creation, and Procurement Academy 2.0.

  • 2018 LIFE Employee of the Year Nomination:  Nominated for Leadership for efforts developing the Procurement Masters Internship Program.

  • 2017 Procurement Start Award:  For University Engagement and Talent Attraction Programming.

  • 2017 LIFE Employee of the Year Nomination:  Nominated for Leadership as Founder of the Bayer Professional Development Network.

  • 2016 Shark Tank Award Winner:  For developing the HOPE employee resource group to represent Bayer employees who have children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.