Head of Fleet & Chief Procurement Officer
Asplundh Tree Expert Co.
Ken Chan is the Head of Fleet & Chief Procurement Officer at Asplundh Tree Expert Co., U.S.'s largest firm in utility clearance with one of the largest fleets in the country. With 86 years of history and operations across US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, Asplundh is a $3.5B+ private company with 35,000+ employees and 40,000+ vehicles/equipment providing vegetation and construction services to the utility industry and municipal government.
Ken is an operation executive with 20 years of global operations, engineering, consulting, and manufacturing experience. He has a proven track record of leading teams to improve cost, quality, delivery, and services to Fortune 500 companies. Prior to Asplundh, Ken worked as a management consultant for Deloitte Consulting and PWC’s PRTM Management Consulting. His previous clients included CareFusion, Fenwal, GE Medical, Carestream Healthcare, GE Transportation, Boeing, GM, Chrysler, Caterpillar, Motorola, Onex, TPG, Carlyle. As a hands-on leader with superior change management ability, excellent problem solving aptitude, and strong collaboration skills, Ken has led many successful projects such as supply chain, strategic sourcing, procurement transformation, value engineering, and lean manufacturing. Also He has a deep understanding of conducting international business. He speaks and writes fluent English and Chinese.
Executive Management | Leadership | Organizational Development | Supply Chain |Global Sourcing | Strategic Sourcing | Planning | Procurement Transformation | Value Engineering | Lean Manufacturing | Supplier Quality | Supplier Collaboration