Shelley Stewart Jr.
Billionaire Dollar Roundtable
Shelley Stewart Jr. retired as the Chief Procurement Officer at E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. In that role, he reported directly to the Chief Executive Officer in leading procurement, global sourcing and logistics, as well as real estate and facility services, with a focus on delivering benefits through a strategic approach to supplier management and assuring efficient facility utilization and maximizing the real estate footprint. Shelley played a significant role in the DowDuPont merger by helping to deliver synergy savings and standing up two new organizations in support of spinning into three standalone world class companies. Currently Shelley leads Bottom Line Advisory LLC, a boutique consulting firm focused on procurement operational improvement.
From 2005 until joining DuPont in 2012, Shelley reported directly to the Chief Executive Officer where he was Senior Vice President of Operational Excellence and Chief Procurement Officer at Tyco International, where his portfolio of responsibilities included oversight of supply chain, procurement, information technology, facilities, real estate, trade compliance and lean six sigma initiatives companywide. He joined Tyco in 2003, first as Vice President of Supply Chain Management. Previous roles included serving as Senior Vice President of Supply Chain at Invensys PLC. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Supply Chain Management at Raytheon Company. He spent 19 years at United Technologies Corporation where he held positions of increasing responsibility, as Vice President of Procurement at Hamilton Standard and finally becoming Director of Worldwide Sourcing for the Corporation.
Shelley currently serves on the boards of Otis Worldwide and Kontoor Brands, where he is on the audit committees and nominating and governance committee. Shelley served on the board of directors of Cleco Corporation, a Louisiana regulated utility for five years until the sale of the company in April 2016. He was elected chairman of the Billion Dollar Roundtable Inc. (BDR), where he helps to shape the strategic direction of the BDR, a top-level advocacy organization that promotes corporate supplier diversity excellence and advances best practices through its member companies.