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Ron Brandeberry, Manager of Hotel Procurement and Logistics, Seabourn

Ron Brandeberry Manager of hotel procurement and logistics for Seabourn, Ron Brandeberry entered the cruise ship industry after 25 years of running food and beverage services onshore. He is responsible for the Seabourn fleet on its worldwide deployments, and for the fit-out of the line's latest addition, Seabourn Quest, due for launch in June 2011.
Juggling Commodities: The Procurement Manager's Balancing Act
With multiple suppliers providing up to 7,000 items each, procurement managers have to keep many balls in the air. Selwyn Parker talks to Seabourn's Ron Brandeberry about the balancing act...