Bruce Stirling


27 Years with P&G, Vice President, Purchases for Fabric & Home Care (Brussels); previously Vice President, Corporate Purchases (Cincinnati). He has decades of experience and impressive results in all areas of purchasing and has created/executed global sourcing strategies saving P&G hundreds of millions. Bruce also has P&G Brand Manager background.

Consulting Expertise

  • Develop and Execute Strategies to Make Purchased Costs a Competitive Advantage. (materials, capital equipment and services)
  • Create and Develop Purchasing Skills and Organizations to advantageously leverage volumes/purchasing power.
  • Process to Locate and Source New Materials and Services to meet changing product and consumer/market demands.


2000 Vice President, Purchases, Fabric & Home Care (Brussels); P&G
1997 Vice President, Corporate Purchases, P&G
1977-97 Various positions of increased responsibility in Purchasing and Logistics


  • Board of Advisors Michelman Chemical Company
  • Cornell Club of SW Ohio (former President)
  • Cornell Council (Member of Board that advises President of Cornell)


MBA, Cornell University

BA, Economics; University of Calif, Santa Barbara (cum laude)