Frank Omare | How to...
is a consultant in Ernst & Young’s advisory practice. Based in London, he works in the supply chain and operations team advising clients in a range of sectors, including consumer products, on procurement. He has been a consultant for more than 15 years.
John Collington | Opinion
is group commercial director at the Home Office in the UK, where he started work in 2007 to deliver the department’s overhaul plan, From Improvement to Transformation. Before that, John was global director of sourcing and category management for Accenture Procurement Solutions, and from 2001 to 2004, he was vice-president, European operations and global outsourcing, for ICG Commerce.
Sarah Lim | Careers
works in the consumer goods and services practice at executive search firm Spencer Stuart, based in London. Prior to that, Sarah led the UK retail and consumer practice and the global supply chain practice at another executive search company. Before moving into executive recruitment, Sarah was a senior supply chain executive for Celltech Therapeutics and the Racal-Chubb Group.
Hugo Eckseler | Interview
is the CPO of Deutsche Post DHL, one of the world’s leading mail and logistics companies. Previously, Hugo was executive vice-president at global cosmetics company Wella, where he had global responsibility for procurement, logistics and manufacturing plants. Hugo also worked for 13 years for 3M in management positions covering procurement, logistics, manufacturing and quality.
John Henke | Supplier innovation
is president of consultancy Planning Perspectives in Birmingham, Michigan, which specialises in buyer-supplier relations, and professor of marketing at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. John is a regular speaker and author on purchasing and marketing topics, and his articles have appeared in several publications including CPO Agenda and Sloan Management Review.
|Mark Webb | Supplier relationship management
is managing director of consultancy Future Purchasing, which specialises in sourcing and supplier management. Since helping to form the company in 2003, Mark has worked with procurement teams on supplier relationship management, transformational sourcing strategies and delivering cost reduction programmes. The previous 11 years were spent at QP Group, Price Waterhouse and Mobil Oil.