IAC Group Appoints Larry Vano as Chief Procurement Officer

IAC Group Appoints Larry Vano as Chief Procurement Officer

Vano has spent a significant portion of his career with Lear Corporation, holding various leadership roles.

International Automotive Components Group (IAC Group), a global supplier of automotive components and systems, has added Larry Vano to its executive leadership team as the chief procurement officer. This appointment underscores IAC Group’s commitment to driving growth, enhancing profitability and delivering exceptional value to its customers, the company said.

“Leveraging Larry’s extensive expertise and innovative strategies to enhance operational efficiency and drive positive change will undoubtedly strengthen IAC Group’s position in the market,” said Kevin Baird, CEO of IAC Group. “His dedication to organizational transformation and talent development aligns perfectly with our vision for the future.”

Over the span of his career, Vano has executed a number of global transformations of procurement, including the introduction of new global commodity and program purchasing models, augmenting global capabilities, and bringing a fresh approach to strategic sourcing and risk and opportunity transparency, the company said.

“I’m genuinely excited to join IAC Group as chief supply chain and procurement officer. The company’s reputation for being at the forefront of automotive interior solutions and their commitment to innovation and excellence is truly commendable,” said Vano. “I’m eager to leverage my experience and contribute to the next chapter of IAC Group’s success story.”

Vano has spent a significant portion of his career in the automotive industry, primarily with Lear Corporation, holding various leadership roles in purchasing, most recently as the vice president of global purchasing, seating, cost, program management and sales.

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