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Kenneth Marasco

Manager, Strategic Sourcing

Kenneth Marasco

Manager, Strategic Sourcing
Facilities Management
+1 248 3717456
+1 586 9456692

Detroit

2000 Town Center
Suite 2200
Southfield, MI 48075
+1 248 353 5400
+1 248 353 8134

Professional Experience

Ken is currently the Manager of Strategic Sourcing on the Comerica Bank account.   He works in parallel with the GCS Strategic Sourcing Platform team to enhance CBRE's position delivering value add to our client in Strategic Sourcing, Risk Management, and Supplier Performance.  Ken’s role recently expanded and with an additional report will focus on audit compliance, document retention, and providing his client with specific commodity area benchmark material. 

Ken has more than 35 years of professional experience in various industries and organizational departments.  Prior to joining CBRE, he has worked with various companies like PGW Glass, Doncasters, TRW, Textron, Jabil Circuit, DSSI, and A.T. Kearney.  Most recently, he oversaw Global Purchasing in Direct material purchases in automotive glass. Prior to that, he was Group Level Director in both Direct and Indirect Purchasing.

Before entering the commercial real estate industry, Ken held roles within Global Procurement, Commodity Management, Project/Program Management, Human Resources, Operations Management, Materials Management, Manufacturing Management .  His Industry knowledge consists of Automotive, Space and Defense, Aerospace, and Consulting.  He has a B.B.A. from William Tyndale College graduating with honors and an Associates in Applied Science Numerical Control Machine Operations Specialty.

Achievements

  • “General Manager’s Award for Excellence” -  for QS 9000 implementation at TRW
 

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Six Sigma Greenbelt 
  • QS 9000 Lead Auditor 
  • MRPII Implementations: (BPCS, SAP, AS/400, Fourth Shift), Oliver Wright MRPII
  • Kepner Tregoe Problem Solving
  • Karass Negotiations 
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Malcolm Baldrige Certification Assessment

Education

  • William Tyndale College, B.B.A. graduating with honors
  • Associates of Arts, Applied Science Numerical Control Machine Operations Specialty

Major Clients

  • Comerica Bank

Kenneth Marasco

Manager, Strategic Sourcing
Facilities Management
+1 248 3717456
+1 586 9456692

Detroit

2000 Town Center
Suite 2200
Southfield, MI 48075
+1 248 353 5400
+1 248 353 8134