SAE Convergence 2012

October 16-17, 2012

Detroit, Michigan, USA

Cobo Center

Arcelynn Lipka Arcelynn Lipka, Global Lead Buyer, General Motors Company

Arcelynn is responsible for leading and supporting sourcing strategies for braking components globally and is accountable for over $250M annual purchase value. She works with other buyers and engineers from across the globe on multiple new programs. Starting as a cooperative student in 1999, Arcelynn had roles in various supply chain functions, Supplier Diversity as well as material management and vehicle manufacturing at Orion assembly. Arcelynn earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from Kettering University in 2003 and a Master's of Business Administration from Oakland University in 2007.