TCG Consulting Announcement
TCG Announces Hiring of Industry Leader to Head the Category Management Group - Air, Hotel, and Meetings Global Practices -
for Optimizing Client Corporate Travel Category Sourcing and Management Needs

TCG Consulting , global leaders for independent Strategic Consulting, Category and Program Management services across Corporate Travel, Meetings, Payment and Expense Management, is proud to announce that Bill Rogde has joined the senior leadership team as Director of TCG's newly integrated Category Management group of global practices - Air, Hotel, and Meetings.  Bill will direct engagements for clients as well as provide subject matter expertise support for other TCG categories and regions.

"I am extremely excited about the opportunity to bring Category Management innovation to traditional sourcing category functions for TCG clients" said Rogde. "Combining TCG's tradition of innovation with Category Management disciplines will help deliver superior optimized solutions for companies that are looking for "what's next" in these categories. Through a strategic methodology that creates a deeper understanding of data analytics, market dynamics, and stakeholder management, the enhanced collaboration with our clients will ensure alignment with best-in-class service providers while creating a sound plan for long term, strategic spend management."

Bill brings over 18 years of experience in the supply chain management and procurement disciplines to his role, having held various strategic leadership positions including Director of Sourcing and Category Management for Cameron International, Global Category Manager for Schlumberger, Se nior Category Manager for Halliburton, Supply Base Procurement Manager for Advanced Micro Devices, and United Kingdom Country Manager - Indirect Sourcing for Nokia.  He has also served in various procurement leadership roles at American Airlines, General Electric Aircraft Engines, and Lockheed Martin.
Bill received a BA in 1992 from Texas A&M University and is also a certified Six Sigma Green and Black Belt.  Bill resides in the Katy, Texas area and will work from TCG's Center of Excellence office located in downtown Houston.
About TCG Consulting
TCG Consulting is an independent strategic, category, and program management consulting firm with global headquarters in Charlotte, NC USA and regional offices in London, Sao Paulo, and Hong Kong, Centers of Excellence in Houston, TX and Dubai UAE and the Global Business Services Center in Manila, Philippines. TCG delivers high ROI strategy, category and program management services across corporate travel, meetings, payment & expense management for our global clients.

Founded in 1994, TCG global practices include: Strategy, Air, Program Design & Delivery, Hotel & Meetings, Payment Systems & Expense Management, and Program/Outsourced Management.

TCG has managed over $26B USD in client spend, delivering successful results on more than 1200 engagements across 163 countries on 6 continents for program cost take outs, enhanced user experience, actionable reporting, data & policy integration, improved workflows & program design, plus long term cost avoidance strategies.