Gladys Lopez is the Global Head of Supplier Diversity at BNY Mellon where she is responsible for supplier diversity, strategic planning, diversity sourcing and procurement, education, and outreach. Gladys holds a senior leadership role within BNY Mellon’s Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) organization, and, in this capacity, she is the supplier diversity liaison to the broader global financial services firm which employs over 50,000 people and in 2019 reported over $1.7 billion in assets under management.
Gladys has a strong background in supplier diversity, diversity and inclusion, strategic sourcing, and supply chain management. Before joining BNY Mellon, she held various positions in the public and private sectors, spearheading supplier diversity programs, overseeing subcontractor administration, and helping drive procurement programs. Most recently, Gladys led the Supplier Diversity program at Hilton, managing over 3,000 diverse suppliers and coordinating an annual outreach calendar of 35 events.