Gartner Expert

Fareen Mehrzai

Sr Director Analyst

Fareen Mehrzai brings 20 years of experience within Supply Chain and Procurement to her position as Senior Director, Analyst Supply Chain Operations. Mrs. Mehrzai is a thought partner for Procurement leaders in the areas of Organizational Design and Talent Management. As an expert, Mrs. Mehrzai supports CPO's and their team stay ahead of trends affecting their ability to attract, retain, develop and organize their most valuable resources, people.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mrs. Mehrzai held a variety of leadership roles building, leading and transforming Supply Chain and Procurement teams. Mrs. Mehrzai spent 12 years with Nestle USA where she led across their Supply Chain, Procurement and Process Improvement organizations. Mrs. Mehrzai also built and led the Supply Chains at two mid-sized organizations in the D2C CPG space where she was recognized as a Woman of Impact and featured in Business Chief USA for her contributions to the field of Supply Chain.

Professional background

Golden Hippo (CPG)

Head of Supply Chain and Procurement


Senior Director, Commercial Operations

Nestle USA

Various Leadership Roles, Supply Chain and Procurement

Areas of coverage

Sourcing and Procurement


MBA, University of the Pacific

BA Economics, University of California at Santa Barbara

Six Sigma Black Belt

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Talent Management

2Organizational Design

3Leadership Development and Personal Effectiveness