Hanumat Sastry is Senior Purchasing Manager, Britannia Industries Ltd. In his current role, Sastry is responsible for the procurement of Ingredients and Packaging Materials. Sastry’s role involves application of huge Purchasing data generated every day across large vendor-factory networks to identify cost reduction opportunities, to set up controls for various procurement transactions, to develop Category Intelligence for enabling appropriate procurement decisions.
Prior to his current role, Sastry headed Planning function for Britannia, which involves application of Factory Analytics to reduce supply uncertainty, Sales Analytics to secure timely Stocks replenishment, Inventory Analytics to improve fill rates, Forecast Analytics to predict business Intelligence and various other Operational Control Analytics to improve the efficiencies . He has got a total work experience of 18 years in Supply Chain that includes Cost reduction, Integrated Supply Chain Planning, Strategic Sourcing, Freight Controls across CPG (Food and Non-Food) & Pharmaceutical organisations.
Sastry is specialist in identifying Innovative cost reduction extraction in tough environments,
designing Inventory Strategies for high-growth businesses, Leading Supply Chain transformation
projects across large scale.