Canda Rozier - Sourcing Star

Canda Rozier
Senior Vice President, Global Procurement & Real Estate, Security Division
  • Category: Sourcing Star
  • Year: 2019

Canda Rozier - Sourcing Star

The winner of the Sourcing Star Award is Canda Rozier, Senior Vice President, Global Procurement & Real Estate, Security Division at NTT Ltd.

Canda's Biography

Canda Rozier is Senior Vice President, Global Procurement & Real Estate, Security Division at NTT Ltd., responsible for strategic sourcing, category management, procurement, as well as real estate and facilities. Canda has been a Charter Member of the NTTCom Procurement Advisory Board, Vice President/Advisor of NTT Holdings, and Operating Committee member NTT Global Sourcing. 

With 30+ years of industry experience, Canda was CPO/SVP at First Data, with previous senior roles at Unisys and American Express. A graduate of Davidson College, she is on the Advisory Board for SIG, and is a frequent contributor to sourcing industry publications, speaking at industry conferences and events globally. 



Expert Contributor 

  • Canda S. Rozier.  “Procure-to-pay Helps Buyers Bank Savings. ” Purchasing Magazine. September 17, 2009. 



  • Canda S. Rozier and Daryl Hammett.  “Mitigating Risk in the Supply Chain Through Supplier Relationship Management”.  Presentation at Sourcing Industry Group (SIG) Executive Summit, Amelia Island, FL.  April 16, 2019. 
  •  “Pillars of Transformation: How Centralization, Innovation & Collaboration Is Increasing Procurement Excellence”.  Panelist at IQPC CPO Exchange, Houston, TX.  October 23, 2017. 
  • Canda S. Rozier and Jane Beazley.  “Procurement and Marketing, a Blueprint for Success”.  Presentation at Sourcing Industry Group (SIG) Executive Summit, Amelia Island, FL.  March 16, 2017. 
  • Guest Lecturer.  “International Mergers & Acquisitions and the Role of Procurement”.  University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, Denver, CO.  2013, 2014, 2015. 
  • Guest Lecturer.  “Procurement & Supply Chain Best Practices”.  Foreign Trade University, HaNoi, Vietnam.  December 2014. 
  •  “Procurement Capabilities in M&A: Value Creation”.  Presentation at 17th Annual Shared Services & Outsourcing Conference, Orlando, FL.  March 5, 2013. 


  • Sourcing Industry Group (SIG)  Executive Summit.  October 2016, October 2017, March 2018, October 2018, April 2019, October 2019. 
  • Sourcing Industry Group (SIG)  Judge for Future of Sourcing Awards.  2018, 2019. 


  • First Data Presidents Club – 8 times (1995-2005). 
  • NTT High Achievers – 3 times (2013-2016). 
  • 2019 Sourcing Star Award winner, Future of Sourcing, Sourcing Industry Group (SIG). 

Other finalists included: 

  • William Crane – IndustryStar Solutions
  • Jerry E. Durant – International Institute for Outsource Management (IIOM)
  • Michael Leiken – LendingTree
  • Dennis Tupper – Kelly Services
  • Paul McArdle – Hilton Supply Management