Originally Published in Supply Chain Management Review | January 17, 2013 | By SCMR Staff
Addressing Challenges Facing Heads of Procurement, Forum to be Held January 27-29, 2013 in San Diego
Consero Group LLC, an international leader in creating high-level, invitation-only events for senior executives, today announced a new Forum for Chief Procurement Officers. The 2013 Procurement & Strategic Forum will be held January 27-29 at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa in San Diego, Calif.
“As corporations deal with increasingly strained budgets, the procurement function has assumed more importance than ever before, serving as a central component in overall organizational strategy,” said Paul Mandell, Founder & CEO of Consero. “This Forum, which is the first of its kind hosted by Consero, addresses the current and imminent challenges facing Chief Procurement Officers as they navigate today’s complex and rapidly evolving economic landscape.”
Adds Mandell, “The event will address issues relevant to Chief Procurement Officers, including methods for maintaining their course in economic headwinds, streamlining procurement operations for efficiency and savings, and sourcing qualified talent in the new procurement world.