Building Innovative Supplier Relationships
New Approaches to Supplier Development
Are you looking for more value from your suppliers?
Have you tried implementing SRM but did not get the results you were hoping for?
Are you seeking ways to expand your supplier diversity programs?
Our session will be sharing how to build stronger and more innovative suppliers relationships based on lessons learned and new approaches to supplier development.
Featured speaker is Amanda Prochaska
Amanda is Chair, ISM Thought Leadership Council; President, High Performance Procurement
Amanda has built a career over the last 15 years focused on implementing innovative solutions to Procurement organizations and has a passion for coaching organizations through large-scale transformations.
Before joining MGM, Amanda served as Associate Director at the Kraft-Heinz Company, where she led the simplification of processes, focusing on cost reduction strategies, supplier development, and technology enhancements.
Prior to that, Amanda held various Procurement roles within the CPG industry. She also is the author of “Procurement Unstuck,” a blog related to procurement and source-through-pay issues. She serves on the ISM Conference Leadership Board and is the Founding Chairman of the ISM Thought Leadership Council.
She is now the President of High Performance Procurement (HPP). HPP is the leading provider of Supplier Development Programs helping CPOs increase the reliability, sustainability, and scalability of the small and medium-sized businesses within their supply chains.
By working directly with suppliers, HPP helps install systems and processes that give these important businesses the tools to grow and adapt as the needs of their large corporate partners change.
Whether the supplier has 25, 50 or 500 employees, HPP establishes business practices that ensure growing operational and financial success with limited investment on the part of the CPO.