About Dragon Sourcing

Delivering you sustainable sourcing value from emerging and developed markets

Sourcing Specialists

Dragon Sourcing is a procurement services provider, delivering significant and sustainable value to organisations in the procurement of their goods and services from emerging and developed markets.

Whether the objective is to procure competitively from emerging markets for export, to procure for local operations, or to gain global procurement intelligence to make better decisions, Dragon Sourcing is your partner of choice.

We aim to develop long-term relationships based on trust, transparency and business integrity with a limited number of organizations.

Founded in 2004, we have expanded to offices across Asia, Europe and the Americas which means we are able to closely integrate with both our clients and their supply markets.

Our Values

Dragon Sourcing has a strong foundation of core values that guides the way we do business.
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Integrity

Inspiring trust and confidence through maintaining ethical and professional standards, saying what we mean, doing what we say, and taking responsibility for our actions.
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Results Focused

Striving to deliver on our commitments with our client’s needs in mind, on time, and to the highest standard.
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Openness

Fostering a collaborative way of working through information sharing, actively listening, and giving constructive challenge.

Management Team

Dragon Sourcing’s management team bring years of international procurement experience from consulting and industry.
Richard Laub

Richard Laub

CEO

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Richard is a co-founder of Dragon Sourcing and has over 20 years of consulting and industry experience focused on procurement transformation. He has worked in a range of blue-chip consultancies and industry roles across Europe in a range of industries including automotive, chemicals, FMCG, electronics, paper & financial services. Richard started his career at Booz Allen Hamilton, becoming the Partner in charge of their European Procurement Practice. He then took responsibility for managing the transformation of the indirect procurement function of a global electronics company before taking the leadership of Accenture’s European Procurement practice. Richard holds a Commercial Engineering degree from Solvay Business School, Brussels and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon, USA.
 Frank Vossen

Frank Vossen

Director, Vietnam

More about Frank Vossen
Frank joined Dragon Sourcing in 2008 to launch the Vietnam operations and has over 20 years sourcing experience in South East Asia including Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Vietnam. Trained in Switzerland, he started his career in Quality Control for the garment industry and has worked in International sourcing for Trading companies and SEDI Singapore Pt. Prior to Dragon Sourcing, Frank moved to Vietnam and setup a Sourcing & QC business.
Olivier Levy

Olivier Levy

Managing Director, China

More about Olivier Levy
Olivier is a co-founder of Dragon Sourcing and has over 20 years of consulting and operational supply chain and procurement experience particularly in the Asian supply markets. He started his career in production at St Gobain, spent 3 years in the procurement practice of Booz Allen Hamilton and took procurement leadership positions, first in Europe then in Asia, at Sagem the leading French electronics company. Prior to founding Dragon Sourcing in 2004, he spent 3 years as Asia Procurement Director for Bachy-Solétanche. Olivier holds an Engineering degree from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris.
Christian Santner

Christian Santner

Director, Germany

More about Christian Santner
Christian Santner has over 10 years international industrial experience in automotive and energy sector. He worked as a project leader for automotive suppliers and was Director of Supply Chain for a leading international wind turbine company. Christian joined Dragon Sourcing in 2011 as Director Germany,Austriaand Switzerland. He holds a post graduate diploma in Automotive Engineering (2001) from University of Applied Sciences Technikum Joanneum,Austria.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are answers to the most frequently asked questions. Please feel free to contact us. Use our contact form or arrange a callback with a consultant.

What kind of products & services do you source?

We can source any product or service from commodity to customised. Check our Category Expertise section to see the range.

What kind of businesses do you work with?

We work with small to multi-national companies that are looking to procure goods and services from emerging markets for export or to support their local operations.

Do you have preferred relationships with suppliers?

We are supplier independent, we never take commissions from suppliers, and we conduct our procurement on an objective and documented basis.

How long does it take to quantify the potential value opportunity?

From initial brief to quantifying the potential value opportunity, takes between a few days for categories we know well to 2 months for new categories.

How long does it take to fully qualify a new supplier?

To qualify a new supplier that has been identified as offering potential value, takes between a few weeks for simple off-the-shelf products to several months for complex custom engineered products.

How can I get started?

contact us to discuss your requirements.

Office France

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30 Av de La Malmaison
78170 La Celle-Saint-Cloud, France

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