Bill Stotzer
Managing Director
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Focuses on supply-chain and strategic cost reduction
Specializes in procurement and sourcing strategy and execution, process improvement, technology integration, commodity specific cost reduction, demand management and supplier negotiations
20+ years of industry and consulting experience across industries including retail, manufacturing, wholesale distribution, consumer products, energy, and information technology
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Bill Stotzer is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal Corporate Performance Improvement in Chicago, focusing on supply-chain and strategic cost optimization. He specializes in procurement and sourcing strategy and execution, process improvement, technology integration, commodity specific cost reduction, demand management and supplier negotiations.

Mr. Stotzer has more than 20 years of industry and consulting experience across a range of industries, including retail, manufacturing, wholesale distribution, consumer products, energy and information technology. He has been responsible for finance, strategic planning, business planning, merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions and business valuations. He also has significant experience in debt and equity financing, business valuation and merger integration.

Mr. Stotzer has implemented a strategic sourcing program for a national wholesale distributor that resulted in 12 percent average savings across $1 billion in spend. He developed the post-merger integration methodology for an international engineering and construction company, led the implementation of a direct cost reduction initiative for a food manufacturing company and led the performance improvement assessment of a national retailer.

Mr. Stotzer led the implementation of an IT cost reduction for national retailer, including negotiation of new contracts with key vendors resulting in $14 million in annual savings. He developed the enterprise sourcing methodology for a global industrial manufacturing company and delivered training on sourcing categories for global teams. He led the enterprise working capital assessment and implementation for an international manufacturer with a focus on the procure-to-pay (DPO), contract-to-cash (DSO) and inventory optimization (DIO) processes by geography and business unit.

Before joining A&M, he was a senior manager with BearingPoint. Earlier, he worked with Arthur Andersen and was responsible for all M&A activity as VP Corporate Development for a $300 million regional staffing company. He served as CFO of a start-up pharmacy benefits management company and of a start-up EMR software company.

Mr. Stotzer earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Notre Dame and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Illinois and Indiana. He is also a Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) from the Institute of Supply Management (ISM), a Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute, and a member of the ISM, AICPA and Illinois CPA Society.

NOTE: Alvarez & Marsal employs CPAs but is not a licensed CPA firm.