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Upcoming events

5th Annual World Procurement Congress London

Executive Briefings - 15 May, 2017
Congress - 16-17 May, 2017

World Procurement Congress organised by Procurement Leaders is the undisputed leader in the field, featuring cutting-edge content and real life case studies from inspiring speakers.

11th Annual World Procurement Awards

London - 17 May, 2017

The Procurement Leaders Awards are the most celebrated and sought after awards in procurement, representing the best initiatives, individuals and companies across the world.

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About Procurement Leaders

The leading procurement intelligence platform


WORK FOR US

Procurement Leaders™ is the world’s most valued professional procurement network. A unique and vital destination that connects, inspires and accelerates our members to become more successful.

Over the past ten years, we have created an independent, global community of ambitious procurement professionals. As a result, you are able to access the in-depth intelligence, practical tools and inspirational experiences you need to rapidly accelerate your procurement transformation.


A ‘Shared Intelligence’ Approach


As a group, we create research that all our members can draw upon. We make sure that it’s relevant to your priorities – from executive issues, through to operational challenges and cross-sector spend categories.

This ‘shared’ model offers significant time and cost benefits, as it removes the vast duplication of effort across the procurement community to gather, analyse and disseminate information that underpins smart decision-making.


How the Community adds value


Our unique model puts the global procurement community at the heart of everything we do.

Reaching thousands of executives every year, our vast array of connection points gives us access to a unique source of credible, up-to-the-minute and independent data.


By interacting daily with the community, our team of in-house analysts keeps track of the most important trends, insights and techniques that will deliver added value for all our members. Use it in your own unique context to realise competitive advantage.

Our values

Innovation


In all that we do from product development to delivery channels to the internal processes and systems, we aim to be the most innovative of our peers and competitors ensuring we are the most effective at providing value to our customers.

Entrepreneurial Spirit


Customers and the business benefit from such a culture. Employees feel ownership and are given responsibilities to match, delivering the ideas and efforts to provide leading information, tools and service to customers.

Excellence


We aim to support our customers to achieve procurement excellence by always striving to provide excellence in our service.

Collaboration


The membership is built around the community and collaboration is a key driver to continued performance improvement.

Simplicity


Breeding efficiency from consuming information to delivering content.

Procurement is changing rapidly. For today’s industry professionals, it’s no longer simply about cost-savings and rationalisation. You’re being challenged to unlock innovations that drive increased revenue and greater value. As a result, you need your function to transform itself. Your focus, your people and your whole operation need to change.

We understand

It’s why we offer in-depth intelligence, which quickly brings procurement teams up to speed. It’s why we put procurement executives in face-to-face contact with leading experts from around the world to learn from their experiences. And it’s why we’re pioneering next-generation approaches to accelerate procurement transformation.


The result? Our members get where they need to, fast.


We exist to support and raise the profile of this important and growing function.


Our vision


Our vision is to build the world’s ‘most valued’ procurement network, a unique and vital destination that connects, inspires and accelerates our members to become more successful.


Our purpose


Our purpose is to inspire progress in procurement and accelerate transformational change for the world’s top companies.

We do the work for you


900,000+

Data points reviewed annually.


185,000+

Hours saved by members, thanks to our research portfolios.


150,000+

Unique interactions logged with Procurement Leaders™ every year


24,000

Senior executives supported by our membership.


2,000+

Senior executives welcomed to our global events programme each year.


700+

Leading corporations supported by our intelligence service.


50+

Countries covered by our membership.

Our Board and leadership team are laser-focused on maximising the value procurement professionals are able to bring to their organisation. We provide the platform for transformation and deliver the insight to accelerate change.

Board & Advisors

Nandini Basuthakur - Procurement Leaders CEO

Nandini Basuthakur

CEO

Alex Martinez

Alex Martinez

Director & Co-Founder

Richard Pope

Richard Pope

MD, Commercial SEIC & Founder

Mark Perera

Mark Perera

NED & Founder

Andrew Cox

Andrew Cox

Finance Director

David Gilbertson

David Gilbertson

NED & Chairman

Executive management

Steve Budd

Steve Budd

VP Product & Platform

Andrew Burden

Andrew Burden

Membership Director

Ragnar Lorentze

Ragnar Lorentzen

Sales Director

Eva Milko

Eva Milko

Managing Director, Americas

David Rae

David Rae

Head of the Supplier-Enabled Innovation Center (SEIC)

Tom Seal

Tom Seal

Research Director

Alexander Franklin

Alexander Franklin

Director of Strategy and Insights

Lorenza Schiaffino

Lorenza Schiaffino

Head of Events Production

Kendal (Peterson) Mott

Kendal Mott

Group Head of Marketing

Matt Dias

Matt Dias

Commercial Director

Fouad Katat

Fouad Katat

Director, Sales & Client Relationships

Advisory board

CHAIRMAN

John Paterson

Former CPO IBM

PL CHAIR

Nandini Basuthakur

Nandini Basuthakur

CEO, Procurement Leaders

Eva Andrén

VP Sourcing, Ericsson

Ramsay Chu

CPO, Rio Tinto

Mark Dady

SVP and CPO, Mondelēz International

Gregoire Letort

CPO, Electrolux

Tom Linton

CPO & SVP Procurement, Flextronics

Paula Martinez

CPO, UCB Biopharma

Cindy Elliott

VP of Global Strategic Sourcing, The Clorox Company

Eric Espinasse

CPO, Danske Bank

Chamariq Jamal

SVP Global Supply Chain - APAC, Estée Lauder

Johanne Rossi

CPO, Caltex Australia

Sandro Scharlibbe

Executive Vice President, CPO Brose

Thomas Udesen

Global Head of Procurement, Bayer AG

We have earned the trust of over 24,000 members.


  • "The value is in the category and strategy research"

    Sony Europe


  • "PL helps our team have more credibility within our business"

    CBRE Inc


  • "PL plays a vital role in how we shape our procurement strategy"

    AstraZeneca


  • "PL flattens the learning curve"

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  • "PL provides us with the right information at the right time"

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