Ramesh Krish has more than 20 years of experience as a transformational consultant and industry specialist (MS, MBA, Six Sigma) focused on Supply Chain Management, Strategic Sourcing, Outsourced/Shared Services, and Business Process Reengineering in the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Consumer Goods, and Financial Services industries. Ramesh joined Prime Healthcare in April 2017 as their VP of Supply Chain to focus on re-visiting their GPO and distribution strategy. Prime owns and manages 45 hospitals across 14 states. In his current role, Ramesh oversees a spend of more than $1.1B and is actively engaged with the C-Suite to develop an expense management framework to improve EBITDA and drive value across supply and purchased services categories. Prior to joining Prime Healthcare, Ramesh served as Vice President of Supply Chain at Presbyterian Healthcare Services in Albuquerque, NM. In that role, he governed the supply chain organization through an outsourced service provider and driving year-over-year reduction in operating expenses. Ramesh's technical degree and initial roles related to optimization and modeling distribution, sales, and logistics for CPG supply chains. Upon graduation from Rutgers' MBA Program, Ramesh spent a few years with Schering Plough and Bristol Myers Squibb doing business and financial analyses. Ramesh has consulting experience with several firms in New York and London working on large transformational projects in procure to pay, shared services, outsourcing, marketing strategy, and technology assessment and implementation. Ramesh joined Credit Suisse as VP Shared Services & Supply Management, where he developed commodity management strategies to identify, capture, and realize savings. Ramesh spent 7+ years with Amgen and held several roles within Amgen’s Global Strategic Sourcing Group across various categories such as Clinical Trials, Regulatory & Safety, IT, Indirect Services, Call Centers, and wholesaler distribution. Ramesh resides in the Los Angeles area where he lives with his wife and 2 daughters. Ramesh enjoys the outdoors and going to the gym.