Bob Gemmill serves as Chief Procurement Officer and Senior Vice President, Procurement & Enterprise Partnerships at Leidos where he is responsible for developing strategic supplier partnerships and all aspects of procurement, subcontracts, supply chain engineering and estimating, category management, and strategic sourcing for an addressable global annual spend of over $6 billion.
In this role, Gemmill establishes partnerships to create mutual shareholder value and competitive advantage through effective leverage of supplier technology, competencies, investments, market access and differentiated capabilities.
Previously, Gemmill served as VP, Strategic Sourcing at Leidos where he established and executed on a strategic roadmap providing the business with new capabilities directly contributing to growth. Prior to joining Leidos in 2016, Gemmill, served as Director, Global Supply Chain Operations for Lockheed Martin’s Information Systems and Global Solutions business. In this capacity, he led a team of 230 supply chain professionals in multiple countries having responsibility for 1,400 subcontracts. For two decades, Gemmill served in various leadership positions within Lockheed Martin including Director, Global Supply Chain Operations, and Director Subcontract Program Management.
Gemmill spent much of his early career involved in program execution within the intelligence sector while a member of program offices with GE Aerospace and Martin Marietta. His career in supply chain and sourcing has included a succession of increasingly responsible leadership roles in procurement engineering, regulatory compliance, category management, M&A, subcontract administration, and subcontract program management. He has a proven record of establishing efficient, high-energy supply chain teams on complex defense, intelligence, and civil programs in the United States and abroad.
Gemmill earned a bachelor’s degree in organizational management from Eastern University and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in information systems from Saint Joseph’s University. He serves on the Aerospace Industries Association Supplier Management Leadership Committee, the University of Tennessee Global Supply Chain Initiative Advisory Board, and is active in poverty alleviation in his community.