Blue Shield of California
Pradip joined Blue Shield in March 2009 and in his current role since mid-2013 is the Senior Director, Global Business Services, the department within the Finance organization that has the corporate capabilities, processes and community of practice to deliver strategic sourcing, culture of affordability and supplier governance excellence at Blue Shield and Care1st.
Pradip has 22 years of international business experience with diverse expertise in business process sourcing strategy, supplier governance and performance management, process delivery excellence, marketing and sales. Over the past decade and a half, he has developed and executed global sourcing strategies, built robust and sustainable supplier relationship management practice across a broad multifunctional scope and industries to drive value creation. Prior to Blue Shield, Pradip was the Vice President, Performance and Relationship Management at Washington Mutual Bank Card Services (A division of JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.) for new card acquisition, card activation and enhancement products sales through the outsourced phone and reply card channels.
In his first organization he worked for after graduating in Engineering, Pradip grew through the ranks to reach the position of the Senior Vice President, United States for GTL Limited, a publicly traded company in India to lead the business process outsourcing strategy, sales development and operations for GTL businesses across the continents of the Americas and Europe, along with service delivery out of the offshore locations in India.
Pradip has a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Electronics Design Technology from India and is a certified Six Sigma DMAIC Champion.”