Mary Tardi
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Senior Vice President

Mary_ImgColMary Tardi is a 30-year industry veteran, with a background in Corporate Travel Management and extensive successes in management of Global Sourcing for Fortune 500 organizations.

Mary's travel agency background started as founder and COO of World Premiere Travel, Inc. a New Jersey-based agency focused on Corporate Travel Management. Mary also served in various executive positions with a number of travel agencies and in 1992 joined Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation, managing Travel Services.

Mary developed Polo Ralph Lauren's Global Travel program and created a company-owned, full-service agency in 1995. She held various management positions during her tenure and rose to executive level in 2006. Ms. Tardi received recognition from Business Travel News in June 2005, as she was featured in "Profiles in Travel Management" for globalizing Ralph Lauren Corporation's travel program.

In Mary's most recent position at Ralph Lauren Corporation, she served as Vice President of Global Procurement, focusing on indirect sourcing operations globally. In addition to the Travel program, she managed a global team of strategic sourcing staff in the indirect spend categories. She is a skilled negotiator with expertise in RFP management, identifying strategies for reducing expenses, global consolidation, and improving operational efficiency. She is extremely skilled at building and leading top-performing teams and process optimization.

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