Britta Lietke

Senior Knowledge Expert, Chicago, USA

Britta has deep indirect procurement-spend experience and has served more than 50 clients worldwide on strategic-sourcing issues. Her work on indirect procurement transformations crosses a range of industries, including retail, consumer packaged goods, financial services, and global energy and materials.

As the lead for McKinsey’s indirect-spend work within the North America procurement group, Britta manages the Indirect Index benchmarking tool globally. She founded both the Policy 360 and the Rapid Procurement Contract Insights tools. With an interest in helping clients develop procurement capabilities, she helped create procurement-specific training modules for the McKinsey Academy and has facilitated more than 200 hours of client trainings.

Publications

Turning indirect sourcing into a multimillion-dollar profit center

Tight margins make indirect spending a crucial source of savings.

Contracting for performance: Unlocking additional value

The majority of contracts are lacking basic elements that could enable better vendor performance and cost savings. Here’s how companies can tighten the rein.