GEP

GEP is the global leader in digital supply chain transformation

1st Floor, 24 Cornhill, London, EC3V 3ND

IT strategy Procurement Supply Chain Innovation

GEP® delivers transformative solutions that help global enterprises become more agile and resilient, operate more efficiently and effectively, gain competitive advantage and boost profitability

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Team Size 500+
Established 1999

GEP® delivers transformative solutions that help global enterprises become more agile and resilient, operate more efficiently and effectively, gain competitive advantage and boost profitability

GEP® helps global enterprises operate more efficiently and effectively, gain competitive advantage, boost profitability, and maximize business and shareholder value. Fresh thinking, innovative products, unrivaled domain and subject expertise, and smart, passionate people – this is how GEP® creates and delivers unified business solutions of unprecedented scale, power and effectiveness. At GEP, we want to build a beautiful company. Beauty means different things to different people, and here’s what it means to some of the people around us.

Our customers are the world’s best companies, including hundreds of Fortune 500 and Global 2000 industry leaders who rely on GEP® to meet ambitious strategic, financial and operational goals. GEP’s unified approach to solutions delivery — integrating strategy, software and managed services — helps clients achieve their strategic, operational and financial objectives. We’ve built a unified framework of integrated sourcing, procurement, spend management and end-to-end supply chain capabilities, unrivaled in its depth and scope, supporting our customers and their needs now, and as they evolve.

A leader in multiple Gartner Magic Quadrants, GEP’s cloud-native software and digital business platforms consistently win awards and recognition from industry analysts, research firms and media outlets, including Gartner, Forrester, IDC and Spend Matters. GEP® is also regularly ranked a top supply chain consulting and strategy firm, and a leading managed services provider by ALM, Everest Group, NelsonHall, IDC, ISG and HfS, among others. Extraordinary outcomes are achieved by extraordinary people. Time and again, our clients tell us that the passion, energy and commitment to results that GEP people demonstrate every day make all the difference.

So we organized our company to best enable our people to achieve outstanding results for clients. We're flexible, innovative, open to new ideas. This ethos shows up in innovative products and services that enable our clients to rethink, even reset, their expectations. At the same time, we're proudly pragmatic. A far-flung team of practical, effective problem solvers, we're willing to step up and own the outcome. Helping our clients succeed is our reason to push a bit harder, a bit further than anybody else. We’re shaped by a set of our strong core values. These values define who we are and how we work. They do not emerge from any corporate directive — they reflect the very character of GEP people.

Careers

GEP is different. It’s a place where individuality is prized, and talent respected. We recognize people who make a genuine difference by rewarding them well. We’re a learning organization, actively looking for people to help shape, grow, and continually improve us.

Founders & Leaders

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Roopa Ghandi

President & Founder

Roopa's role as the President of GEP involves overseeing the company's day-to-day activities, as well as managing the company's public sector practice. Prior to forming GEP, Roopa served as the director of business development for Novo Nordisk, identifying, assessing and negotiating new business opportunities. Before that, as a management consultant with A.T. Kearney, she led strategic sourcing and spend management engagements for Fortune 100 companies. A licensed pharmacist, Roopa has held various positions in R&D and technical sales at Rhone Poulenc (now Rhodia) and at Hoechst, spanning various aspects of manufacturing, packaging, and quality assurance. Roopa earned an MBA from the University of Chicago, an M.S. with highest honors in Industrial Pharmacy from Long Island University, and a B.S. in Pharmacy from Bombay University.

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Jagadish Turimella

Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder

As Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of GEP, Jagadish "JT" Turimella leads the consulting practice and oversees the company's operations. Under his leadership, the company has grown into a leading procurement and supply chain consulting, outsourcing and technology firm that has won many industry accolades for growth and great client work. JT was named a Global Leader in Consulting by Consulting Magazine for his leadership within GEP, impact on clients and influence in the consulting profession. He was also named as one of the "Pros to Know," a list of top industry professionals, by Supply & Demand Chain Executive. Prior to joining GEP, JT held various leadership positions at A.T. Kearney, Option Clearing Corporation and Intergraph Corporation. At Intergraph, he was responsible for new product development and go-to-market strategies.

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Neha Desai Shah

President & Co-Founder

As the President of GEP, Neha guides the company's growth initiatives by building and managing strategic, C-level relationships with clients and leading complex transformation engagements. Prior to co-founding GEP, Neha was a consultant at Accenture where she worked on a variety of sales, marketing and R&D engagements for Fortune 100 companies. She also assisted in the development of Accenture's Pharmaceutical and Medical Practices' eCommerce venture strategy. Before that, she was an associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Neha received her MBA with a concentration in Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with distinction. She also received a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School with highest honors, and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania with highest honors.

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Mark Rattley

Vice President Sales

As Vice President of Sales, Mark leads the European sales team for GEP's Procurement Software and Professional Services. His primary responsibilities include delivering target revenue growth, building strong relationships with customers, and hiring, developing, retaining the best sales talent in the procurement technology industry. Mark joins us from Apttus, where he was Vice President of International Sales. He has extensive experience leading sales and services organizations to build go-to-market strategies, and drive revenue growth and customer relationships across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Previously, Mark worked for SAP, EMC, TIBCO and SunSoft, following over 10 years with a private investment firm where he held an executive leadership position developing the European business and operational capability for global pre- and post-IPO software technology companies.

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Jamie Ogilvie-Smals

Vice President Consulting

Jamie is responsible for delivery of strategic accounts for organizations based in Europe. He has extensive experience in running large and complex procurement transformations and outsourced procurement engagements for global organizations. Jamie’s expertise includes procurement strategy development, procurement transformation, sourcing and category management, spend analysis, SRM program development, and tail spend management. His category experience covers the whole indirect space and he has worked primarily in the pharmaceutical, financial services, FMCG, manufacturing, and oil & gas sectors. Jamie has a Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College, University of London.

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Darren Lynch

Vice President Consulting

Darren is a Vice President for Consulting at GEP in Europe and a member of GEP’s Consulting Services Leadership in the region. Darren has 21 years of experience in procurement, supply chain and operational excellence on a global basis. Darren’s focus is on operational effectiveness and efficiency. Darren is a qualified Black Belt in Six Sigma business process reengineering and is a qualified lender. His areas of expertise include procurement strategy and policy, op model and benchmarking, sourcing and category management, supplier relationship management, source-to-pay, sustainability, value stream mapping, supply chain strategy, inventory management, fulfilment and distribution, zero-based budgeting, and automation and robotics.

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Values

  • Results - hard work is not the goal here, working efficiently while making a big impact is the goal
  • Excellence - expecting the best from ourselves constantly
  • Caring - treating each other and the community with kindness
  • Customer delight - exceeding even the highest expectations
  • Ownership - people at GEP don’t let things happen, they take responsibility and make things happen
  • Creativity - open to all ideas and methods so we have an unlimited supply of innovations and solutions

Awards

  • Leader - Gartner Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites, Gartner Magic Quadrant for Sourcing and Procure-to-Pay Suites, 2019
  • Winner — Best Procurement Consultancy at CIPS Supply Management UK Awards, CIPS Supply Management UK Awards, 2019
  • Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100, Supply & Demand Chain Executive, 2017
  • Spend Matter's 50/50 List - Provider to Know, Spend Matters Almanac, 2017
  • Leader — Supply Chain Risk Management Consulting Providers, ALM Intelligence – Supply Chain Risk Management Consulting, 2016
  • Leader & Star Performer - Procurement Outsourcing, Everest Group PEAK Matrix, 2016
  • Challenger - Gartner Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites, Gartner, 2016
  • Leader — Sourcing and Procurement Consulting Providers, The Kennedy Vanguard of Sourcing and Procurement Consulting: Procurement Operations Consulting Providers, 2015
  • Top Supplier - Managing Indirect Spend, EPIC Procurement Excellence Awards, 2015
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