Women's Global Leadership Conference in Energy 2024

November 19-20, 2024 | Marriott Marquis Houston | Houston, TX

Speaker Name
Michael Takyi
Job Title
Customer Procurement Services Advisor Finance Procurement

Michael Takyi’s journey is a testament to his unwavering commitment to excellence and innovation. A seasoned leader, he has a track record of delivering groundbreaking results in the corporate world.  Michael’s career is marked by his unique ability to blend consumer insights and margin improvement, leading to the creation of the sensational product, Oreo Thins. His innovative approach has consistently set him apart.

Beyond cookies, Michael’s impact spans industries and borders, driving millions in revenue, double-digit market share growth, and achieving the highest global return on assets. His strategic vision empowers teams to find creative solutions and drive positive change.  With expertise in agility coaching, procurement, marketing, and innovation management, Michael transforms processes, forges strategic partnerships, and delivers substantial cost savings. His talent for turning supplier relationships into strategic alliances is legendary, and his efficiency in streamlining operations is unmatched.

Michael’s global experience in Africa, Europe, and the Americas, along with his fluency in English, French, and Akan, enables him to connect with diverse cultures and promote collaboration. As a leader, he possesses strategic thinking, fosters individual growth, excels in communication, and thrives in problem-solving. His strengths include identifying unique solutions for a competitive edge, maintaining a positive attitude, and supporting the WGLC cause as a result of his mother Sharleen Takyi.

Michael holds a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Boston University Questrom School.  Michael currently lives in New York where he enjoys coaching soccer on weekends and experimenting on new ways to come up with wheat and sugar free meals.