Rafael Orlando Martínez Vela was appointed as the TCL Group Procurement Manager in December 2021. Mr. Martínez is an Industrial Engineer with a master’s degree in Management and Assessment Projects from Universidad Externado in Colombia. He is an accomplished professional with over 9 years’ involvement working in Supply Chain in the cement industry. Mr. Martínez is experienced in local and international sourcing, materials management, negotiations, logistics, ERP systems, and leadership.
Prior to his appointment as the TCL Group Procurement Manager, he has held different roles at CEMEX since March 2012. He previously served as the TCL Group CAPEX Procurement Manager from May 2019 – Dec 2021, as the CAPEX Procurement Coordinator SCA&C Region from August 2015 – April 2019, and as a Senior Negotiator at CEMEX Colombia from June 2014 – August 2015.