VP, Corporate Purchasing
Hackensack Meridian Health
Richard Killeen has been involved has been involved in Supply Chain Systems in the healthcare and governmental sectors for nearly 40 years. He is currently the Corporate Vice President - Purchasing (Corporate Administration) with Hackensack Meridian Health Network in Edison New Jersey. In this role, Richard guides a team of professionals that leverage their combined experience across the multiple disciplines of purchasing to drive automation, cost efficiency and environmental responsibility into the supply chain environment. Prior to joining Hackensack Meridian Health, Richard was the Director of Purchasing for Hackensack University Medical Center, and served as the Regional Director of Materials Management for Franciscan Healthcare (Tri-State Hospitals System, Suffern NY). He also held the role of Director of Purchasing for Holy Name Medical Center (Teaneck, NJ) and Bergen Regional Medical Center (Paramus, NJ). Government experience was gained as a Time and Motion Analyst for the County of Bergen (Hackensack, NJ). Richard is a Certified Materials & Resource Professional (CMRP).