Full Name
David Gillan
Senior Vice President
Speaker Bio
David Gillan is senior vice president of Sourcing Operations for Vizient. In this role, Gillan leads Vizient’s national GPO contracting for Medical, Surgical, Distribution, Capital and Support Services (food, lab and EVS) and leads a separate business focused on Vizient’s strategic programs, which includes committed contracting, environmentally preferred sourcing, group buy, supplier diversity and NOVAPLUS - Vizient's private label brand.
For more than 30 years, Gillan has held leadership and management roles within the health care and hospital market. Gillan joined Vizient in 1999, following his experiences at an academic medical center and a health care consulting firm. During his tenure with Vizient, Gillan has led a number of key business areas, including: strategy, research and development, supplier relations, various sourcing teams, aggregation/ regional purchasing coalitions, insurance services, and served as the executive leader for aptitude, which is Vizient's technology sourcing solution.
Gillan earned a bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University and a master of business administration degree in health services management from the University of Dallas. He is the lead facilitator for Vizient’s Supply Chain Strategy Council, is a Board Advisor for Supplemental Heath Care and recently completed a term on the Board of Captis and the Healthcare Industry Supply Chain Institute. David is a frequent industry speaker, an Instructor of Practice at the Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business and was recognized in 2016 as one of the top ten people to watch in the health care supply chain market by the Journal of Healthcare Contracting.
David Gillan