Sigaria appoints David Gilbertson as Chairman

Mar 2017 - Sigaria Ltd, the award-winning business intelligence and networking organisation for the global procurement sector, today announced David Gilbertson, the former CEO of Informa and Emap, has re-joined the board of directors as Chairman.


David, will take up the role with immediate effect bringing over 35 years of experience in subscription-led information businesses and providing valuable support for Sigaria’s international growth plan.


Sigaria, founded in 2004, owns the leading procurement intelligence platform and expert network for senior global procurement professionals – Procurement Leaders™ - boasting many of the world’s top companies as members. Commenting on his appointment Gilbertson said: “I am delighted to be returning to the board and supporting the next phase of development for Procurement Leaders™. It’s a business I know well and have great affection for and I’m excited about being involved with the new initiatives the company is working on. I’m also very much looking forward to working closely with our new CEO Nandini Basuthakur and the team to help build even more success for the business over the next few years."


Alex Martinez, part of the Sigaria founding team, said: “David has supported the business for many years as both board member and investor and his wealth of experience and knowledge of our sector will help accelerate our growth ambition. Most importantly, David shares our passion, energy and drive to be the premier intelligence and networking platform for the global procurement."



About Procurement Leaders™


Founded in 2004, Sigaria owns and operates Procurement Leaders™, a multi award-winning business intelligence and networking company specialising in the area of procurement, sourcing and supply chain management. Procurement Leaders™ is a global membership network, serving senior procurement and supply chain executives from major worldwide corporations, providing a unique intelligence platform with in-depth insight and advisory services, practical tools plus access to an unrivalled expert network. These services enable over 27,000 members and 700+ organisation to add more value to their business by delivering savings faster, reducing risks and transforming functional performance.


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