Patrick Poljan is the SVP of Global Audit and Transformation. In addition to providing independent audit assurance, his team is responsible for testing internal controls over financial reporting (SOX), enterprise risk management (ERM), finance functional learning and development, and driving a company wide effort to deliver structurally cost advantaged and efficient P&L’s leveraging digital transformation.
Patrick is also the Exec Sponsor for Dell’s True Ability Employee
Resource Group focused on supporting team members impacted by special needs/disabilities. Major pillars include employee engagement, hiring programs, and assistive technology. As part of this role Patrick actively sponsors Dell’s Neuro-Diversity Program.
In prior roles, Patrick has served as the VP of Supply Chain Integration responsible for supply chain integration planning for the Dell/EMC combination. Before leading the integration work, Patrick was VP for Global Supply Chain Operations responsible for supply chain planning, inventory management, manufacturing, engineering and quality. Patrick also served as Dell’s Productivity Leader; and VP Finance for Client Solutions Group and Global Operations Finance.
Before joining Dell in July 2009, Patrick was the Chief Procurement Officer for SABIC Innovative Plastics in Pittsfield, MA. Prior to the acquisition by SABIC, Patrick spent 16 years with GE in a variety of financial and GM leadership roles. During his career with the company, he served as the CFO of GE’s Plastics Resins Business; CFO of GE’s Energy’s Optimization & Control Business, and spent several years traveling on GE’s Corporate Audit Staff.