Procurement Teams for the 21st Century

By Maris Listello

January 16, 2015 at 9:15 AM

Join My Purchasing Center on January 28 at 2 pm ET for a webcast that introduces the procurement and supply management professionals selected as finalists for the 2015 Excellence in Purchasing Indirect Categories (EPIC) Team Award. The EPIC Awards, a collaboration of My Purchasing Center and ProcureCon Indirect, annually recognize professional achievement in procurement.
Competition for the 2015 EPIC Team Award was fierce. From among the many nominations, our judging panel of CPOs and other leaders in supply management chose three teams that best demonstrate professional excellence--procurement for the 21st century.
Attend this webcast to learn how 21st century procurement teams:
Develop strategies for sourcing complex spend categories such as HR benefits, legal services, marketing services and professional and consulting services.
Collaborate with internal stakeholders to meet and exceed corporate goals.
Bring forward innovative ideas of strategic suppliers.
Add, real measurable value to the organization.  
2015 EPIC Team Award finalists scheduled to present:
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Frank Sanders, Director, Corporate Strategic Procurement - Intel
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Taro Matsumoto, Senior Director, Global Procurement - Flextronics
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Vince Borzillo, Vice President, Global Indirect Procurement - Campbell
Soup Co.
Moderator: Susan Avery, Editor - My Purchasing Center

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