Irina Zlatogorova


Chapter: Overcoming Mediocrity Authors

Category: Other

Location: 902 Fox Chase Circle, St. Charles, IL 60174

Country: United States

Office Phone: 630-945-4984

Cell Phone: 630-945-4984




Birthday: September 27th

Member Since: 05/03/2017

Next Renewal Date: 06/01/2022

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About Irina

Irina Zlatogorova is an independent business consultant with over 20 years of experience in leading and managing complex projects for Fortune 500 companies. She has demonstrated substantial process improvements and savings results in consumer products, home services, and the retail industry. Irina has been recognized for her expertise in effective contract negotiations, building teams, and providing mentorship to young business professionals.

In her previous role as a Divisional Vice President of Procurement for Sears Holdings Corporation, Irina was responsible for managing a team of 100 professionals and oversaw over $4 billion in annual spending for purchasing products and services. Her responsibilities included conducting supplier risk assessments, measuring team’s performance against industry benchmarks, and providing continuing training to associates.

Before Procurement, Irina was a Compliance Officer for the Home Services organization at Sears. She was responsible for ISO 9000 standard implementation, as well as adherence to statutory and regulatory requirements for the service industry. She also has extensive experience with divestitures, mergers and acquisitions, business process outsourcing and spending analysis.

Irina is fluent in the English and Russian languages, has an MBA from Northern Illinois University and is pursuing her Ph.D. in Business Administration with specialization in Industrial Organizational Psychology from Northcentral University.