Chief Operating Officer
Scott Barnhart was named Chief Operating Officer, Qurate Retail GroupSM, in September 2022. In this role, Scott leads Supply Chain, Procurement, Global Business Services, and Corporate Real Estate and Workplace Services (CREWS) for all Qurate Retail Group brands globally; Customer Service and Experience for all U.S. brands; and QVC® and HSN®’s U.S. Fulfillment Operations. Scott also oversees the Transformation Management Office for Project Athens, Qurate Retail Group’s three-year plan to establish revenue stability, OIBDA margin expansion and incremental cash flow generation.
Scott has more than 30 years of international business leadership experience in global supply chain, manufacturing, procurement, customer service and product portfolio management at multiple Fortune 500 brands and similarly sized global corporations. Most recently, Scott was President of Global Medical Products & Supply Chain at Cardinal Health, where he developed and led a five-year, end-to-end, global supply chain transformation strategy to improve productivity, innovation, quality and customer experience. Additionally, he redefined the company’s global operating model to eliminate redundancy, simplify decision rights and create functional synergies across business units.
Prior to Cardinal Health, Scott was President, Global Supply Chain & Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) at Aramark, where he also transformed the food and facilities customer service model end-to-end and delivered significant productivity over three years. He also developed the company’s Group Purchasing Organization strategy and oversaw the integration of a large Group Purchasing Organization acquisition. Prior to Aramark, Scott held senior supply chain positions at Conagra Brands and Diageo. Early in his career, Scott advised other global companies as a consultant at PwC and E&Y.
Scott serves on the Board of Directors of Common Threads. Scott earned his bachelor’s degree from Purdue University and his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.