Speaker Profile

Gerry Preece
Senior Consultant / External View Consulting Group

Gerry is one of the industry’s leading experts in applying procurement skills and practices into the marketing space, consistently achieving the delicate balance between great marketing and responsible cost management. For the last five years he has consulted with numerous major marketers, assisting them with agency search, agency relationship management, fee negotiations, and development of the marketing procurement function. Prior to that he spent 22 years at Procter & Gamble, where he was Global Director of Marketing and Media Procurement and Operations.

Gerry has recently written a book on marketing procurement and has been an invited speaker on global marketing procurement at several major universities. He served as an ANA committee member and has been an invited presenter to the 4As and the Canadian ICA. Gerry also consults and speaks on negotiations skills and on building outstanding organizational cultures.