New Senior Level Appointments at Procurement Leaders™

Errol Rasit Chief Innovation & Product Officer

Salman Mankani Chief Commercial Officer


London, 12th March 2018 – Procurement Leaders™, the world’s most valued professional procurement network announces senior leadership appointments to build next generation enterprise value for clients.


Errol Rasit, Chief Innovation & Product Officer, joins the Procurement Leaders (PL) team to lead product development and innovation globally. He spent the past 13 years in multiple roles within the research division at Gartner Inc. Most recently, he served as Managing Vice President responsible for a global team of analysts whose advisory services spanned technology provider roles; Business Unit Leaders, Strategic Planners, Product Management and Product Marketing, and end-user roles; Technology Leaders, Procurement Leaders, and Strategy Leaders.


His experience at Gartner also included being sales ambassador in Western Europe, research and product strategy, focusing on content, content architecture and client experience. Prior to Gartner Errol held several roles including Operations Management, Sales Management, IT Operations Analysis, and web and database development. During his career he enjoyed global travel, such as sales missions to East Africa, and touring as a keynote speaker in South-East Asia. He spent two years in Singapore to lead Asia Pacific cloud computing and data center research.


Salman Mankani, Chief Commercial Officer, joins the PL team to lead global go-to-market and commercial operations. With over 18 years of experience in both consulting and commercial leadership roles, Salman’s most recent experience was at CEB, now Gartner, where he spent nearly a decade in Commercial Leadership roles. During his time at CEB, Salman was awarded the coveted Top Coach Award and lead his team to deliver double digit year-on-year growth.


Prior to CEB, Salman held several roles in diverse geographies at companies including ICLP – The Global Loyalty Agency, Lowe Worldwide and Ogilvy One as well as receiving an MBA (with Distinction) from the London Business School.


Commenting on the appointments, Procurement Leaders CEO Nandini Basuthakur said:


"I am delighted to announce the additions of Errol and Salman to key global roles across PL. These appointments complement our existing leadership team capabilities by adding individuals with distinguished track records in areas which will be critical as we deliver our future growth plans. I am looking forward to working closely with them on strategic positioning, driving the business forward and most importantly value creation for our members and partners.”


About Procurement Leaders™


Founded in 2004, Procurement Leaders™ is the world’s foremost procurement insight and peer networking company. Powered by the largest community of senior procurement, sourcing and supply chain executives from leading global corporations, we accelerate our member’s journey to superior performance, providing access to the in-depth insight, practical tools and expert guidance they need to transform procurement into a critical business driver.


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