Bertrand Boittiaux is the Head of the Telecom Sourcing team in Asia Pacific Enterprise Supply Chain (ESC).
With more than 20 years of experience in Strategic Sourcing in IT & Telecom, Bertrand is the first French executive recruited by the Japanese leader in International Telecommunication in 1997. He then supported the startup of their business and operations in Paris, France.
In 2001, he moved to Tokyo to join a leading US global Telecom carrier as the Network Trader. Starting 2003, he served for 6 years at a French Telecom carrier at several sourcing management positions in Tokyo, Japan and Reston, USA
In 2009, Bertrand joined a German global bank in Singapore to lead the IT & Telecom Sourcing in for APAC and then the global Telecom sourcing category.
Since September 2013, he is with Citibank heading the procurement of Telecom service and infrastructure for APAC.
Bertrand holds a HND degree in Electrical Engineering from the Lille University and is graduated from Douai Business School in International Sales and Business Administration.
Bertrand speaks fluently French, English, Spanish and manages daily conversation in Japanese.