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

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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CPO News – November 19, 2014

Welcome to November’s edition of CPO News. We’re covering a lot of ground this month, including announcements of Chief Procurement Officers taking the reigns at several companies, several up and coming procurement leaders being recognized for their contribution to procurement, and what some enterprises are doing to diversify their supplier base. We’re also following up...

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Alicia Ralston: Sowing the Seeds of Collaboration at Archer Daniels Midland

This year we have been working to deliver a “CPO Rising Virtual Roundtable” series, sponsored by IBM. Each of the roundtables brings together three or four leading Chief Procurement Officers to discuss a specific topic in depth and share their insights, experiences, plans, and recommendations. In each of these, I serve as host and moderator (click...

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Announcing The 2014 Chief Procurement Officer (“CPO”) Virtual Roundtable Series

I’m pleased to announce the 2014 Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) Virtual Roundtable Series and also share the first recorded CPO Roundtable session with you today (click link to listen). Working in concert with IBM, my firm Ardent Partners, is producing a three-part series where we bring together three or four best-in-class Chief Procurement Officers and tackle a...

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CPO News – July 28, 2014

Former Boeing Procurement Officer Pleads Guilty to Fraud Ten days ago, former Boeing procurement officer, Deon Anderson, 47 of St. Louis, MO, pled guilty to three counts of federal procurement fraud, including taking bribes in exchange for competitive information and setting a pricing scheme for that information. Between November 2009 and February 2013, Anderson conspired with...

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