Hanya Partners appoints new consulting director

L-R Philip White and Paul Gaffney

HANYA Partners, the management consultancy specialising in IT, supplier management and organisation development, has announced the appointment of a new consulting director, Philip White. He will have a leading role in the sourcing and supplier management practice of the consultancy, which is part of the Taranata group.

Philip has 17 years’ experience across procurement, supplier management and real estate, predominantly in the financial services sector but also across aerospace, professional services and FMCG.

During his procurement career, Philip has been Head of Procurement for the UK’s leading provider of lifestyle insurance, a UK challenger bank, and a global Financial Services consultancy. He has experience in resolving complex organisational challenges including acquisition, divestment and integration programmes, as well as supplier consolidation and cost improvement programmes. He also has experience supporting private equity funded transactions.

Using his expertise in the building of procurement processes, supplier risk management and procurement performance management, Philip will provide consulting services in these areas to a range of Hanya clients, as well as offering coaching, strategy management and management of complex outsourcing deals.

Philip White said: “I’ve spent my career working in-house, leading an array of procurement projects across many sectors.  I’m looking forward to bringing my experience and knowledge to Hanya Partners and providing a high-quality service to a diverse mix of clients on a consultancy basis.”

Hanya’s Managing Partner, Paul Gaffney, said: “Philip is an important addition to the team. He has excellent experience and energy to bring to our existing and new clients. He will improve the insight and value we offer as well as providing high-quality client delivery. Philip will be a key enabler for our ambitious growth plans in 2020 and beyond, and we are delighted to welcome him on board.”

Hanya Partners was acquired by Taranata group in 2019 and has offices in London and Edinburgh. Philip will be based in the Edinburgh office.

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