Mike Wheeler has joined Fluor Corporation as the company’s chief procurement officer. Wheeler is responsible for procurement, contract management, material management, sourcing, travel services, logistics and export control for all of Fluor’s business lines globally.
He also has oversight of Fluor’s supply chain entity dedicated to selling quality, cost-effective, stand-alone procurement services to midstream-market clients. This includes sourcing services centered on Fluor’s strategic supply relationships in Asia and other emerging markets.
With 35 years of industry experience, and 17 years as an executive in management consulting for the exploration and production, refining, petrochemical and construction industries, Wheeler brings a depth of relevant client-based expertise to Fluor.
“Mike’s range of experience in procurement and information technology will help Fluor provide a better value proposition for our customers and clients across the globe,” said Ray Barnard, executive vice president of Fluor’s Systems and Supply Chain group. “His recent experience leading a procurement and contracting transformation program for a major Fluor client, along with his consulting experience in transformation and change management, will help Fluor’s supply chain grow and develop to better serve client needs.”
Most recently, Wheeler served as senior vice president at Reliance Industries Limited in Mumbai, India, leading the company’s Procurement & Contracting Centre of Excellence. He previously led M.W. Wheeler and Associates, Inc., in Dallas as president and CEO, serving the energy industry with supply chain management, operations and maintenance, and capital optimization.