Excellence in Purchasing Indirect Categories

By Maris Listello

January 07, 2013 at 7:11 AM


Join My Purchasing Center on January 23 at 2 pm ET for a webcast that presents the procurement and supply management professionals who have emerged as finalists in the first Excellence in Purchasing Indirect Categories (EPIC) Awards competition. The EPIC awards, a collaboration of My Purchasing Center and ProcureCon Indirect, recognize professional achievement in indirect procurement.

In this webcast, attendees will learn how indirect procurement: 

  • Aligns with corporate goals and helps advance strategic initiatives in the organization
  • Identifies its challenges, determines steps to meet them and works to exceed management expectations
  • Encourages suppliers to be innovative and meet the goals of internal stakeholders
  • Measures its effectiveness and delivers benefits to the organization

2013 EPIC Award finalists scheduled to present are:


Charen Buyce, Manager, Indirect Global Procurement, Amway


John Willi, Senior Director, Supply Chain Management, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute


Brian Bancroft, Senior Director, Procurement, Kellogg 


Susan Avery, Editor, My Purchasing Center

Our 2013 EPIC Award finalist presenters, selected by CPO members of the My Purchasing Center Editorial Advisory Board and ProcureCon Indirect Board of Directors, represent the individual category. Other EPIC Award categories are team, rising star and supplier. My Purchasing Center and ProcureCon will announce the recipients of the 2013 EPIC Awards on February 11 at the ProcureCon Indirect East conference in Charlotte, N.C. 

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Category: Webcast

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Can you please provide the presentation slides from yesterday? Thanks
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