R3 welcomes David Sadler as General Manager

4 April 2012, Coronado, CA. R3 is proud to announce the addition of David Sadler to R3 as General Manager. His experience is varied across commercial and defense sectors. He served on active duty as a Surface Warfare officer in USS BARBEY (FF 1088) and USS ELLIOT (DD 967) for seven years. David entered the commercial sector via IBM’s highly selective Supply Chain Leadership Program (SCLP), consisting of four diverse rotations over three years, spanning domestic and international job assignments in telecommunications sourcing, contract manufacturing, inventory management, business controls, and as staff to Director, Global Procurement Policy, Strategy and International Operations. After completion of the SCLP, Mr. Sadler was named to IBM’s executive resource list. He was a consultant with IBM Global Services’ Sourcing & Procurement Solutions group for outsourcing best practice. David joined Diligent Software Systems as Client & Partner Development Executive responsible for pre-sales support and post sales implementation.

After Diligent Software, he joined Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company as Strategic Sourcing Manager responsible for negotiating and implementing major IT agreements in excess of $390M. Afterwards, he was Director of Corporate Procurement for Science Applications International Corporation in San Diego, responsible for corporate wide contracting activities in excess of $400M. Most recently, David served as Director, IT Supply Management and Contracts for Jacobs Engineering. A 1989 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, David was selected as a Cox Scholar and studied in France before his commissioning in the naval service. He holds a Master in Business Administration from the University of San Diego.