UT Health Science Center hires new purchasing manager

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Claude Fortson has been named purchasing/contract manager for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler.

As purchasing/contract manager, Fortson will oversee all purchasing operations of UT Health Science Center, including contracts for minority-owned distributors and all manufacturers who supply materials to UT Health Science Center.

He will also oversee the budget of research and development programs at UT Health Science Center.

Fortson, who has more than eight years of supply chain management experience, is a graduate and member of the Institute of Supply Chain Management in Tempe, Ariz.

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