Sarah Darmody

Sarah Darmody

Director, Global Key Account Development - Industrial

Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
Logistics and Supply Chain

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Sarah Darmody's Overview

  • VP Membership at Society of Concurrent Product Development
  • Director, Global Key Account Development - Industrial at Kuehne + Nagel, Inc.
  • SCPD

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Sarah Darmody's Summary

Creating supply chain process efficiencies and portfolio growth through corporate partnership with supply chain spend from 5 million to 1.5 billion. Integrating strategy, global process management and technology to provide continuous improvement to client base. Consulting well-known retail and industrial companies to streamline processes and provide cost savings. Creation of long-term supply chain strategies which requires time on-site and overall understanding of a company's internal business challenges and of international trade. EDI set-up for Purchase Order Management; Global Standard Operating Procedures to support such management. Licensed Customs Broker and APICS training. Clear understanding of all supply chain products: Import/Export; Air/Ocean/Domestic; Warehousing; Domestic and International Project Managment.

Specialties: Project management; navigation within large corporations; clear communication with all levels within such organizations; relationship building; excellent international and corporate business skills which are transferable to any business requiring continuous growth.

Sarah Darmody's Experience

VP Membership

Society of Concurrent Product Development

2013Present (1 year)

Director, Global Key Account Development - Industrial

Kuehne + Nagel, Inc.

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; KNIN; Logistics and Supply Chain industry

2006Present (8 years) MN

Global Sales and Operations Management for customers in Industrial, Retail, and Fast Moving Consumer Goods. Strategic consulting with concentration on business growth, supply chain management and creation of standard operating procedures. Responsible for bid management, internal cost saving efforts, driving global initiatives and customer continuous improvement plans to support ongoing global relationship growth with my customer base.

Previously: Global Operational Key Account Manager & Ocean Import Manager.

Import Manager

Mallory Group

Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Logistics and Supply Chain industry

June 2003February 2006 (2 years 9 months) Memphis, TN

Licensed Customs Broker; Resposnsible for managing dozens of import customer relationships; Corporate Import P+L; Bid research and preparation; Import Complaince; Staff of 15 people in both freight forwarding and customs brokerage.

Purchasing Manager (previously Barton Incorporated)

Crown Imports, LLC

Partnership; 201-500 employees; Food & Beverages industry

June 2000May 2003 (3 years) Chicago, IL

Managed the business relationship with Modelo Brands, Mexico City. Experience with ERP transition in JDEdwards. Responsible for purchasing replenishment and associated pricing strategy. Supply chain management for rail, truck and intermodal movement from Mexico to US.

Sarah Darmody's Languages

  • Spanish

    (Professional working proficiency)

Sarah Darmody's Skills & Expertise

  1. Account Management
  2. Strategic Consulting
  3. Process Development
  4. Corporate Partnerships
  5. Account Growth
  6. ERP Implementation
  7. Project Management
  8. International Trade
  9. Supply Chain Operations
  10. Customs Regulations
  11. Partnerships
  12. Economic Growth
  13. Trade Compliance
  14. Supply Chain Management
  15. Freight Forwarding
  16. Order Management
  17. Supply Chain
  18. Warehousing
  19. Import
  20. ERP
  21. International Business
  22. Establish & Maintain Long-term Client Relationships
  23. Operations Management

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Sarah Darmody's Education

University of Wisconsin-Madison - School of Business

International Business, Marketing, Spanish


International Business major allowed for study abroad in Spain during 1999 and working overseas at Bassat, Ogilvy & Mather on the Ford Motor Company account. Fluent in Spanish.

Activities and Societies: Deans List; VP of Kappa Kappa Gamma; Marketing Internship with Bassat, Ogilvy & Mather; Marketing Internship with BVK McDonald; PR Internship with Columbia Hospital

Universidad Cumpletense de Madrid

International Business, Marketing


One of the first three students accepted into the UW-School of Business International Business program. Pioneered for future IB generations.



Sarah Darmody's Additional Information


Relationship management & Corporate partnership. Personal interests include skiing, fishing, running, cooking and spending time with friends and family outside.

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