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CPOs on the Rise  // Posts tagged as "CPOs on the Rise"

Procurement Influencer Series: Rick Hughes of GEP – Part I

In the procurement and supply management world, Rick Hughes is a seasoned veteran with more than thirty years of service and accomplishments under his belt working with some of the world’s most recognizable brands. He has seen the rise of globalization, the push to outsource, and the need to innovate and collaborate inside and outside of...

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Procurement’s Function at NASA

Over the past several months, Ardent Partners and IBM-Emptoris have worked to bring together several best-in-class chief procurement officers around specific themes with the express aim of garnering the best ideas, strategies, and practices that these industry-renowned experts use to drive top-flight results at their respective enterprises. Each roundtable is conducted via phone, recorded, and...

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CPO News – June 15, 2015

Meritor Chief Procurement Officer Named President of Aftermarket and Trailer Division On April 30, Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR), a Troy, Michigan-based global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking, and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, named Robert Speed as President of Aftermarket & Trailer in addition to his role as Chief Procurement Officer (CPO). In his dual role, Speed...

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CPO Roundtable: Agility and High-Performing Procurement Teams

[Editor's note: I will be attending IBM Empower 2015 in San Diego this week, hosting a similar CPO panel as the one below, among other activities. If you are at the conference and want to connect, drop me a note.] Over the past several months, Ardent Partners and IBM-Emptoris have worked to bring together several best-in-class...

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CPO Rising 2015: The Agility Agenda – CPOs Can’t Afford to Go it Alone

Ardent Partners recently published my annual CPO-themed report – CPO Rising 2015: The Agility Agenda (click to download, registration required) – that is drawn from the responses of more than 300 Chief Procurement Officers and other procurement executives (as well as 26 CPO interviews) and presents a comprehensive, industry-wide view into what is happening in the world...

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The Next Generation of Procurement: The Millennials Have Shown Up to Work

[Editor's Note: we're publishing today's article to coincide with ISM's 100th annual conference that is currently being held in sunny Phoenix, Arizona. Andrew Bartolini and I are in attendance with Andrew presenting this morning at 10:45. If you're at the conference, we invite you to his presentation or just say hi when you see us.] Much...

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CPO Rising 2015: The Agility Agenda – The CPO Needs VIP Access

Ardent Partners recently published my annual CPO-themed report – CPO Rising 2015: The Agility Agenda (click to download, registration required) – that is drawn from the responses of more than 300 Chief Procurement Officers and other procurement executives (as well as 26 CPO interviews) and presents a comprehensive, industry-wide view into what is happening in the world...

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CPO Roundtable Series: Linking Procurement Operations with Enterprise Goals in 2015

Over the past several months, Ardent Partners and IBM have worked to bring together several best-in-class chief procurement officers around specific themes with the express aim of garnering the best ideas, strategies, and practices that these industry-renowned experts use to drive top-flight results at their respective enterprises. Each roundtable is recorded and provided as a...

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CPO Rising 2015: The Agility Agenda – “Nine out of 10 CPOs Agree…”

Ardent Partners recently published my annual CPO-themed report – CPO Rising 2015: The Agility Agenda (click to download, registration required) – that is drawn from the responses of more than 300 Chief Procurement Officers and other procurement executives (as well as 26 CPO interviews) and presents a comprehensive, industry-wide view into what is happening in the world...

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CPO News – April 22, 2015

Carnival Corporation Appoints Julia M. Brown as First Chief Procurement Officer On March 25, Carnival Corporation (NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest travel and leisure brand, announcedthat it has appointed Julia M. Brown as its first Chief Procurement Officer. Brown will focus her efforts on greater strategic sourcing and supplier relationship management throughout the corporation’s nine global brands and...

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