Tariq Hassan

Tariq has achieved an industry reputation as a leading practitioner and thought leader in shaping the new purchasing paradigm. His reputation as an innovator comes from a distinguished record of success, leading purchasing and related activities at top financial institutions around the world
His transformational leadership skills are well proven. With his powerful synthesis of thirty years’ experience in consulting, strategic planning, operations management, and marketing, Tariq has used his knowledge and insights to reduce procurement operational costs by 50%-70%, and deliver double-digit sourcing savings to the institutions for which he has led change.
Procurement Function Transformation

successfully transformed eight procurement functions for major international financial institutions by reducing headcount and improving performance (budget, delivery, operational controls, group morale, and reputation).

Procure to Pay

developed and implemented an industry-changing P2P (Procure to Pay) solution at Deutsche Bank with value creation of over a billion dollars.

Center of Procurement Excellence (CoPE)
defined the first-ever solution designed to reduce procurement related expenses by 40% and generate referral revenue for procurement teams on an on-going basis to make the function cost neutral.
Vendor Management
Developed an active approach to managing vendors providing goods and services onshore as well as offshore. Using this approach, negotiated over $100 million dollars of savings on a run rate basis within 90 days in the contingent labor spend category, without launching expensive and invasive sourcing initiatives or incumbent vendor service/quality disruptions.

Deep subject matter expertise in outsourcing, having been on both sides of the aisle, selling and buying. A profound understanding of deal dynamics from a pricing point of view, and successfully implemented outsourcing initiatives within multiple financial institutions.

Expense Management
supported and led various expense reduction efforts within many financial institutions, leading to over 3 billion dollars of savings over several years.

Prior to becoming VP Procurement Services and Co-Founder at Elevate Services Inc., Mr. Hassan was the Chief Procurement Officer and Head of Procurement Solutions at Integreon. Founder of The Buying Triangle LLC, a provider of innovative procurement solutions to help procurement organizations identify and capture large savings, enhance control and achieve spend transparency. Before that, Tariq was the Global Chief Procurement Officer of JPMorgan Chase (New York), Global Head of Purchasing for Deutsche Bank (Frankfurt, Germany), Managing Director of Global Procurement at FleetBoston Financial (Boston, Massachusetts), Director of Administrative Services at Bank Boston (Buenos Aires, Argentina), and Director of Strategic Sourcing at Bank Boston for Argentina, Brazil and Chile. He was Director of Strategic Sourcing at Barnett Banks (Jacksonville, Florida), Director of Corporate Purchasing Shawmut National Corporation (Boston, Massachusetts), Director of International Marketing at EDS World (Tehran, Iran), and Deputy Country Head (Kuwait), and a Management Consultant at Touche Ross (Boston, Massachusetts).

More About Tariq Hassan

Internationally experienced, Senior Procurement Executive

Areas of Expertise

Unique Benchmarking Process, Contract Compliance, Procure to Pay, Outsourcing, Supplier Management, Spend Analytics, and Procurement Transformation.


Globally delivered successful assignments and large savings for customers. Interacted with all types of stakeholders and suppliers, while creating a win-win approach for both sides.


BA Hons, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan. M.A. Law, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK., LLM Global Law & Technology, Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts USA.

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