Paul Boyer

Taking the Lead


AGE: 28

HOMETOWN: Elyria, Ohio

ALMA MATER: Miami University

CURRENT POSITION: Site Head of Procurement, F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Ltd., Hillsboro, Oregon

NOMINATED BY: Tania Santiago-Mirabal, Latin America Indirect Procurement Manager, Millicom

In His Own Words

Most rewarding part of your job?

This type of work inspires and challenges. Getting out of bed in the morning, and going above and beyond, is easy to do.

What do you hope to accomplish in the next 10 years?

Continue pursuing opportunities that keep me engaged and are in line with my values and passions. Through my work, I can make a difference in the world.

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