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Miguel Suárez Vásquez


Miguel Suárez Vásquez


Operations & Technology

Miguel Suarez is an Industrial Engineer with more than 25 years experience in the areas of supply chain management and purchasing from different professional perspectives. He has worked several years as top executive of European manufacturing companies as well as of international management consultancies. In 2015 he started an academic career as researcher and visiting professor of accredited universities and business schools in Austria, France, Denmark and Spain. He is an active member of the CSCMP and a regular participant of academic conferences in supply chain management in Europe, Asia and USA. Miguel´s research and consulting focus lies on supply chain finance, strategy and design as well as on companies’ turnaround approaches.

Corporate Experience

• Co-Founder, Managing Partner, K+S Supply Chain Consulting, 2015-Today

• Regional Supply Chain and Purchasing Manager, Lafarge Central Europe, 2014-2015

• Director of Supply Chain Center of Excellence, Swarovski, 2012-2013

• Supply Chain and Purchasing Director, Kotanyi, 2007-2011

• Partner, Miebach Logistics, 2004-2006

• Senior Manager, Accenture, 1999-2003

• Supply Chain and Purchasing Manager, ITT Water Technology, 1994-1998

• Senior Consultant, McKinsey & Company, 1991-1993

Academic Experience

• Adjunct Professor, IE Business School, Spain, 2019-Today

• Visiting Professor, IPAG Business School, France, 2017-Today

• Visiting Professor, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, 2016-Today

• Senior Lecturer, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria, 2013-Today

• Senior Lecturer, University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt, Austria, 2011-Today

Academic Background

• Ph.D. in Supply Chain Management, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria, 2019

• MBA in Business Administration IE Business School, Spain, 1991

• Master of Science, Universidad Católica del Perú, Perú, 1988

• Bachelor of Science, Universidad Católica del Perú, Perú, 1986