Project Description


Derreck Kayongo
Executive Director,
Procurement and Supplier Diversity
Time Warner Inc.

Tuesday Plenary Speaker
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
9 – 10 a.m.

Clint Grimes is the executive director of procurement and supplier diversity for Time Warner. In that role, he is responsible for the development and execution of cross-divisional procurement strategies across Time Warner’s three major divisions (HBO, Turner Broadcasting and Warner Bros.). In addition, he drives Time Warner’s overall supplier diversity strategy, coordinating the activities of a group of supplier diversity professionals within each division and managing collection and communication of performance metrics across the enterprise.

Clint joined Time Warner from Ahold USA, the U.S. arm of the $70 billion Dutch-owned global grocery conglomerate. As the director of sourcing services, he led a group of sourcing professionals in addressing the needs of the individual operating companies, including sourcing process management, tools selections and
deployment, and savings measurement and tracking.

Clint holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.