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Barbara Wade, VP of Procurement and Supply Chain Management at KBR

Barbara Wade,

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Barbara Wade, VP of Procurement and Supply Chain Management at KBR

Barbara Wade is the vice president of procurement and supply chain management at engineering company KBR and is a Potomac Officers Club member.

Wade is experienced in identifying opportunities and initiatives that spur organizational growth and drive shareholder value. She also works with leaders across the company and other stakeholders to successfully implement initiatives.

The industry veteran has been with the company since January 2021, according to her LinkedIn profile.

Wade was the supply chain management solutions VP at Germantown, Maryland-based government contractor Amentum. In this role, she was responsible for improving the organization’s supply chain capabilities. Prior to assuming her position at Amentum, she spent six years handling supply chain-related VP roles at engineering company AECOM.

The other leadership positions that Wade has handled are director of procurement and supply chain management at URS Corp. and procurement manager at Washington Group International. She started her professional career in 1992.

Wade holds a master’s degree in project management from Colorado State University and a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Phoenix.

KBR offers cybersecurity, engineering, program management, logistics and IT services to clients in the defense, industrial and federal civilian sectors. It is headquartered in Houston and has miltiple locations within and outside the U.S.

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