Rahquel Purcell serves as Senior Vice-President & Head of Supply Chain for L’Oreal USA – the world’s largest beauty products company with revenue in the Americas of $16 Billion. Ms. Purcell is a supply chain executive with a proven track record of transforming organizations, developing opportunities and delivering game-changing results. She is a strategic thought leader with international business management experience and supply chain breadth spanning global Procurement, Supply Planning, Distribution Management and Customer Service Operations.
Most recently, Ms. Purcell was Director of Global Packaging & Design Purchases and led a global team to procure $5.5 billion in packaging materials and design services. She also served as Senior Purchases Leader for the Beauty Sector, supporting $6.8 billion in raw and pack material procurement for Hair, Skin, Prestige and Cosmetics. Prior to that Ms. Purcell was Director, Global Product Supply Leader for New Business Creation and was on the Special Task Force to deliver $5 billion in incremental revenue in 3 years. As Director of North America Product Supply Operations, she was responsible for $30 billion in finished products and led 1,200 people managing 22 distribution centers supporting 18 consumer goods categories and 2,000 daily shipments.
Ms. Purcell earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan on a full academic scholarship. Ms. Purcell also serves on the Board of Directors for the National Urban League’s Cincinnati Chapter.