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Gerry Preece

Senior Consultant, External View Consulting Group, Cincinnati

photo Gerry PreeceGerry brings a deep expertise in marketing procurement to External View, having spent 22 years at Procter & Gamble, where he was P&G’s Global Director of Marketing and Media Procurement and Operations. He is regarded as 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 cost management.

While at P&G, Gerry grew the marketing procurement organization more than tenfold, and ultimately directed the activities of nearly 200 marketing procurement professionals worldwide, covering nearly every area of marketing spend. He was responsible for the sourcing of over $3Bn in marketing and media spend, including ad agencies, media, promotion, public affairs, design, digital and interactive, research and measurement, retail, branding, and production.