Global Sourcing Council Announces New Chair of the Board

NEW YORK, N.Y. (Dec. 12, 2012)– The Global Sourcing Council (GSC) announces new Chair of the GSC Board – Dr. Wanda Lopuch.

Dr. Lopuch’s unique combination of an entrepreneurial drive, a global mindset, multilingual executive skills and corporate responsibility expertise have been critical in her successful endeavors in sectors like technology, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, as well as non-profit. With 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and telecommunication sectors- from the U.S. and Europe to the Far East- Dr. Lopuch guides international teams in maximizing performance for multinational, multicultural and multi-functional project groups.

Dr. Lopuch lecturers on various aspects of international business. Her passion in promoting sustainable capitalism led her to assume the position of a Board Member at the GSC, and later – the Chair.

Dr. Lopuch is also the President of MDA Associates, Inc., a New York-based consultancy firm focusing on “greening” global operations and their supply chains while improving economic and social outcomes of the global enterprises in life sciences, IT, FMCG and financial sectors.

Dr. Lopuch is also the main organizer of the GSC 3S Awards program (www.gsc3sawards.com) – awards in Sustainable and Socially Responsible Sourcing.

“We at the GSC are entering 2013 with a sweet-and-sour perspective of moving the agenda of ‘sourcing that empowers’ forward,” says Dr. Lopuch. “On the one hand, there is a great sense of accomplishment in addressing such issues as adopting high labor standards in more outsourcing destinations and promoting the best practices in sustainable sourcing. On the other hand we are cognizant of a tremendous need to increase awareness about ‘sourcing that empowers’ and promote socially responsible sourcing practices throughout global enterprises. These goals can be achieved through building a broad coalition of various stakeholders committed to bringing social responsibility into the core of global businesses. The Global Sourcing Council is proud to be part of this coalition.”