Renée A. Ure is currently Vice President, Global Supply Chain for Lenovo and leads a global organization responsible for Planning, Procurement, Fulfillment, Operations, Manufacturing, Logistics, and Engineering for Data Center Group.
She joined IBM in Poughkeepsie, New York in 1985. She has more than 20 years of senior leadership experience. Her management expertise expands to the full range of operational functions combined with her almost a decade in pre and post-sales operations. She has held executive supply chain roles in hardware, services, software, and solutions. In 2013 she was identified as instrumental to drive the integration of pre and post-sales execution operations for IBM, leading an organization that handles over $80 billion of revenue for the corporation. In 2017, she joined Lenovo where she has been focused on driving the digital transformation for supply chain while strengthening the organization with new skills and vitality.
Renée proudly extends her leadership to the community. In 2014 she was the IBM North Carolina Employee Charitable Contribution Campaign leader responsible for enabling IBM employees to donate to a charity in their community. This event helped raise over $2M in donations across North Carolina. Her affinity to non-profitable is also shared with the business community. She joined the Distribution Business Management (DBM) as a education member in 2014 and most recently in 2017 was appointed to the board. DBM is an organization which provides think tank forums between business and academia who seek solutions to the pressing issues facing today and tomorrows supply chain and logistics executives.
Renée holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, with a concentration in finance and investments. She is married, has two sons and lives in Morrisville, North Carolina.