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

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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CPO Rising 2015: The Agility Agenda (Exclusive Webinar)

Our Annual CPO Rising report will be publishing soon! But, before it does, you can get an exclusive sneak preview by registering for a new webinar. Report author and Ardent’ Partners Chief Research Officer, Andrew Bartolini is all fired up and ready to deliver a ”world premiere” webinar presentation of his soon-to-be-published study, CPO Rising 2015: The Agility...

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CPO News – March 23, 2015

Synovus Names Kevin Gowen as Chief Information Security Officer Last month, Synovus (NYSE: SNV), a Columbus, Georgia-based financial services company, announced that it has promoted their Chief Procurement Officer and “friend of the site,” Kevin Gowen, to Chief Information Security Officer, effective immediately. A company man, Gowen has been with Synovus for roughly 20 years, joining in 1995 as...

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CPO News – February 19, 2015

US Air Force Suspends FedBid Following VA Procurement Scandal In late January, the United States Air Force announced that it has suspended business relationships with embattled reverse auction services provider, FedBid, and has moved to debar it from conducting future business with the Air Force. The announcement follows FedBid’s involvement in a procurement scandal at the Department...

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CPO News – January 29, 2015

Editor’s note: there was so much news emanating from the procurement and supply management world this month that we decided to run two editions of Chief Procurement Officer News. Enjoy! Rutgers University Students Win Top Prize at ISM Competition In late December, three undergraduate students from Rutgers University – Dwight Gonzales, Sheryll Moser, and Alexandra Preziosi – won...

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CPO News – December 19, 2014

Former Apple Global Supply Manager to Serve Jail Time for Procurement Fraud It has been a long time coming, but we can finally close the book on Paul Shin Devine, the Apple global supply manager arrested and indicted on 23 fraud, conspiracy, and corruption charges (read our initial coverage of the scandal/crime from 2010 Avoiding the Bad...

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