Managing talent was a hot topic among supply managers attending ISM2014--even on the show floor! At the BravoSolution booth, Mickey North Rizza shared some valuable tips for procurement that could help generate revenue for the business.
It’s an exciting time to be a procurement professional! More organizations today are looking for procurement and supply professionals with the right skill and expertise to manage a transformation of the procurement function.
As Executive Managing Director, CPO at Cushman & Wakefield, Joanna Martinez is responsible for supplier management and the purchase-to-pay process which includes accounts payable. "What's fascinating about my role is that I’m responsible for the corporate spend as you would expect, but we also have a very large business where companies outsource the management of their facilities to us. There’s a huge amount of procurement in that. So, I’m in the wonderful position of working with the client-facing teams as well as our clients."
OfficeMax is betting a new search engine is not the only thing that will drive customers to its new business-to-business e-commerce site and boost its already strong online platform. It’s all about building relationships, as one of the new site’s taglines, “Gain a helpful business partner,” attests, and the leading provider of office supplies