David Zamudio

Sourcing Director Americas


David is a passionate and results-oriented global sourcing professional with a broad base of knowledge from different industries and in all the various aspects of procurement. He began his career with Valeo Group, one of the world´s leading automotive suppliers, where he specialized in procurement, sourcing and project management.

David joined SCA (now Essity) in 2006. Essity, recently spun off from forest giant SCA, is a leading global hygiene company with sales in more than 100 countries, 48,000 employees and annual sales of USD 10 billion. David has held various roles in Essity within manufacturing and sourcing, and he currently manages operations, tactics and strategy for the company’s sourcing in Canada, US, Mexico, Central America, Brazil and Chile.

David earned a Bachelor’s degree in International Trade at the Technological Institute of Monterrey Mexico, an MBA from the University of the Americas Puebla Mexico, and an Operational Management Diploma from the Yamada Institute. He was born in Mexico and now resides in Philadelphia. He is an avid marathoner and triathlete.