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May 9, 2024

National DCP Hires Harry Sinclair to Serve as Chief Procurement Officer

National DCP has hired Harry Sinclair to serve as Chief Procurement Officer (CPO). Sinclair reports directly to Chief Executive Officer Stephen Down.

“Harry brings nearly 30 years of experience in procurement, supply chain, commodities, and category/supplier management to our industry-leading Sourcing and Restaurant Solutions teams,” said Stephen Down, CEO. “He will continue to build on the great work accomplished by our team to deliver significant value for our members.”

As the Chief Procurement Officer, Sinclair has overall responsibility for nearly $3 Billion in spend supporting NDCP, delivering continuous cost and service level improvements for the Dunkin’ system through executing best-in-class strategic sourcing strategy, infrastructure, and team development. His role is critical in representing sourcing and restaurant solutions in broader strategic initiatives throughout the company.

Sinclair has worked across multiple food business models in a commodity company, and both branded and private label food companies. Most recently, he served as the Vice President/Chief Procurement Officer, Sourcing & Co-Manufacturing at E&J Gallo Winery, the largest winery in the U.S. based on sales volume. In that role, he managed a multi-billion dollar spend with a staff of about 50 people and was responsible for multiple co-manufacturing plants in the U.S., Europe, and UK.

His previous roles have included serving as the Senior Vice President/Chief Procurement Officer at Flagstone Foods and the Vice President of Procurement for Treehouse Foods. During a five-year stint with the Kraft-Heinz Company, Sinclair held multiple senior leadership roles in procurement, including Head, Procurement Beverages & Snack Nuts. He worked at global food and agri-business giant Olam International for seven years as the Senior Director, Olam Americas Inc., handling sourcing, business development and global supply chain management. Sinclair started his career as an entrepreneur, launching a commodity trading firm focused on the nut market called Ahcom International.

Sinclair earned an Executive M.B.A. from Georgia State University, and a B.A., History of Art and English, from the University of Nottingham, UK.