November 17, 2014 – The Houston/Dallas/Austin/Louisiana offices of Career Partners International (CPI) has named Bob Engel as leader of its new supply chain management (SCM) practice. As a practitioner and consultant for over 25 years, Mr. Engel has hands-on experience in supply chain management and held leadership positions for both Fortune 100 and mid-sized companies. He co-founded The Procurement Centre in 1996, which provided seasoned and experienced consultants to businesses in the industry. Following its acquisition in 2002, Mr. Engel spent the next 10 years as the senior practice leader responsible for building a SCM consulting and staffing practice on a global basis. ”Bob brings a proven track record of delivering superior results improving companies’ business transformations, strategic sourcing, contract management, talent recruitment, materials management, organizational design and other procurement and supply chain management activities,” said Mike McKee, CEO of Career Partners International. Founded in 1987 by seven talent management firms in North America, Career Partners International has grown to more than 250 offices in over 45 countries around the world, and offers direct access to more than 1,600 experts in career management, talent development, leadership and executive coaching, career transition and outplacement services.