Thomas Klein

Manager Procure-to-Pay Operations (Global Indirect Sourcing)

Thomas is a senior sourcing, contracting and supplier management professional with focus on Information Technology and Telecommunication categories. He has been engaged in IT matters since 1993, so Thomas has 25 years+ experience on both ends of the supply chain, sales and sourcing / procurement.

Thomas has been Manager Procure-to-Pay Operations since January 2023. As such responsible for the operation of SAP Ariba as mandatory e-sourcing tool in 6 key countries ( Sweden, Poland, Germany, Belgium, United States and China ) in the DeLaval group.

Prior to that Thomas was globally responsible for IT & Telecoms category Sourcing Manager in DeLaval Global Indirect Sourcing, member of IT Management. He joined DeLaval in December 2013. Prior to that established and managed the global IT & Telecoms sourcing team in liner-shipping industry, at Hapag-Lloyd , headquartered in Hamburg/Germany. 12 years with Hapag-Lloyd.

Before this having held multiple roles in IT-centric procurement and sales in the Computer Compass group.