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Irene Marnell

Lecturer in Operations and Supply Chain Management

Department of Business Management

Nelson Hall 2313


Irene Marnell brings significant industry experience as an IT and supply chain executive to her role at Poole College, including roles in global sourcing and supplier relationship management with Syngenta R&D, IT supplier strategy, sourcing, negotiation and contract consulting with Shire Pharmaceuticals, and strategic sourcing and contracting with the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.

Her specialties include global supplier management, global team management, organizational leadership, strategic sourcing, supply management, global strategies and policies, business process improvement, negotiations and contracting, quality program and certification processes, project and program management, development of business cases, new process introduction, education and training.


Master’s , Supply Chain and Logistics, Pennsylvania State UniversityBachelor's, Education, Marshall University