Lee Garbowitz

Managing Director, Vendor Governance

Lee serves as a managing director and leader in the Vendor Governance + Sourcing practice – the dominant provider of persistent procurement managed solutions for the legal sector.

To this role, Lee brings over 25 years of experience in optimizing growth and profits for leading institutions, including GE, Honeywell, Cadbury and WPP. Lee has been recognized as a 10 Top Supply Chain Leader, built the world’s largest B2B eAuction network at GE, and has been an early stage advisor to Coupa.

Previously, Lee served as Chief Procurement Officer of Cadbury and WPP in North America. Additionally, Lee advised numerous Fortune 1000 companies as a leader within McKinsey’s Purchasing and Supply Management Practice.

Latest from Lee Garbowitz

Three Strategies for Law Firms Making the Transition To a Centralized Procurement Model

While law firms have lagged behind their corporate peers when it comes to adoption of centralized…

A Clear Vendor Governance Strategy Can Help Law Firms Weather an Economic Downturn

A structured expense management program can achieve ongoing cost savings to help the firm weather…

Vendor Risk Management: Overcoming Internal Roadblocks and Building a Leading Program

HBR and GLG Law recently co-hosted their first education session on vendor risk management as part…