Global Procurement Summit 2022
Register for the US Session
March 30th | 11.30am – 12.00pm EST
Hear first-hand experiences from Michael DeWitt, Vice President of International Strategic Sourcing at Walmart International and Jane Kaufman, Procurement Director at JM Family Enterprises, on their procurement transformation journeys, as they:
- Explore the key drivers for procurement transformation projects and what important considerations must be given when embarking on digital change, including how to get buy in from all stakeholders.
- Reflect on the impacts of Covid-19 that they have experienced whilst delivering recent projects and give advice to organizations that have recently started or are considering transformation in 2022.
- Discuss how to achieve the desired business benefits from investment in new technology, such as better procurement visibility and control, and how to overcome common challenges that appear along the way.
- Share their priorities for 2022 and long-term procurement goals for their organizations.
Plus an opportunity to ask your own questions at the end of the session.
This webinar will be hosted by Sam Rayborn, Customer Engagement Lead at excelerateds2p.
Vice President of International Strategic Sourcing, Walmart
Michael has over 20 years of global spend management experience and has led multi-national companies in Procurement including Hewlett Packard and Bayer Healthcare. Michael is a transformative leader and military veteran, with a proven track record of delivering unprecedented results through rapid, and sustainable, improvements in organizational alignment, talent, sourcing best practices, and advanced supply chain technologies that maximize the value of the Procurement function. Currently Michael works at Walmart where he is responsible for Strategic Sourcing across International markets.
Procurement Director, JM Family Enterprises
Jane Kaufman is the Procurement Director at JM Family Enterprises, Inc., a privately held company with $18 billion in revenue and more than 4,500 associates. Rooted in automotive and united in its strong culture and core values, JM Family is in the business of helping other businesses succeed. Jane joined JM Family in 2007 as a Procurement Manager for IT projects and was promoted to Procurement Director in 2014. Jane has Bachelor of Science Degree from the State University of NY at Albany and a Juris Doctor from the George Washington School of Law. Jane also holds a CPSM and CPSD certification.
Customer Engagement Lead, excelerateds2p
Sam works with organizations across the Americas advising on Supply Chain and Purchase-to-Pay transformation strategies and technology implementations. He has been working in and leading procurement organizational transformation projects for more than 20 years. Sam has deep knowledge and a first hand understanding of procurement and supply chain operational transformations for some of the largest companies in Upstream Oil and Gas, CPG and US Healthcare.