Javonté Anyabwelé is the Vice President of Strategic Sourcing for Hotel, Corporate Indirect, and On-Board Revenue for Carnival Corporation & PLC. Prior to Carnival, Javonté was the Group Director for Procurement 50, at World 50 where he facilitated opportunities for Senior Most C Suite executives to learn and interact with each other. Prior to World 50, Javonté was the Director of Productivity and Business Development at Valeant Pharma/ Bausch + Lomb, where he sat on the Asia Pacific Leadership Team of Valeant Pharmaceuticals (parent company of Bausch + Lomb). He was responsible for finding new opportunities for growth, controlling cost, and increasing the profitability of products while not impacting the value add for customers. While in this role based in Singapore, Javonté also led the successful integration for the Operations team in the region after Valeant’s acquisition of Bausch + Lomb. In his ten years at Bausch + Lomb, Javonté’s responsibilities covered indirect procurement, sourcing process development, contract manufacturing management, and engaging and developing minority-owned and women-owned suppliers to build strategic alliances worldwide.
Prior to joining Bausch + Lomb, Javonté worked in International Project Management for Office Depot in their European Headquarters based in Venlo, The Netherlands. Notable is his time abroad as International Project Manager for Office Depot, he created and implemented Office Depot’s European Contract Management Office. Javonté is currently transitioning from Atlanta to Miami with his wife Talitha, daughter Amina and son Amiri.
Javonté is a two-time graduate of Florida A&M University, from which he obtained an MBA in finance and a Bachelor of Science in business administration.