Michael van Keulen

Director, Global Procurement
lululemon athletica

Michael van Keulen is the Global Procurement Director at lululemon athletica inc. (NASDAQ: LULU), a $3b+ designer, distributor, and retailer of technical athletic apparel. Previously, Michael served as the Procurement Director at VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a $13B lifestyle apparel and footwear company.

At both companies, Michael transformed procurement from tactical/operational into a strategic function resulting in significant value creation and shareholder return. With a background in Finance and Accounting, Michael has been in procurement for the past 8+ years with specialties in e-Sourcing, Business Transformation, Change Management, S2P, CLM, and Analytics.

Born in Amsterdam, Netherlands, he is a happy husband, father of 2 girls and 1 boy, thoroughly enjoying everything British Columbia has to offer.