Michelle Younghouse


Executive Director, Global Strategic Sourcing

Michelle Younghouse is the Executive Director of Global Strategic Sourcing at Amgen, where she supports both the Operations and R&D organizations.  She has over 20 years of experience in Global Sourcing and Procurement across multiple industries.

Prior to joining Amgen, Ms. Younghouse served as Senior Director, Global Procurement at Abbott. In this role, she led across Sourcing, Supplier Development and Purchasing for the acquired Abbott Rapid Diagnostics Business Unit. She had leadership responsibility for the creation and implementation of a new organization and operating model that enabled greater focus on strategy, risk management, and value enablement for the business.

Additionally, she served as Vice President of Global Procurement of Direct Materials at Becton Dickinson, leading through transformation and post-integration of the CareFusion business. In addition, she worked as Senior Director of Global Procurement at CareFusion and Director of Procurement and New Product Introduction at Callaway Golf.  She spent the first 12 years of her sourcing career at Motorola with her last role as the Head of Global Strategy and Operations for the Global Outsourcing Team.

She received a bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University in procurement and operations management.