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Real-time Procurement Benchmarking: Insights into Key Issues & KPIs for 2014 & Beyond

Delivered December 12, 2013

Don't miss this Free, 1-hour STREAMING ONLY Web event hosted by ISM and sponsored by Zycus
(See below for participation details)


Please join Chris Sawchuk, Global Sourcing & Procurement Advisory Practice Leader at The Hackett Group, in an interactive and educational session on procurement key issues and performance as we prepare for 2014 and beyond.

During this session, interactive technology will be utilized to gather data to provide real-time insights and comparisons not only between participants, but also to previous years and world-class performers from Hackett's benchmark database.

This web seminar will help you proactively gauge your organization's current focus and performance status and help develop a procurement strategy to meet future demands.


Chris Sawchuk
Principal, Procurement Advisory Practice Leader
The Hackett Group

Chris Sawchuk, Principal & Global Procurement Advisory Practice Leader, has over 17 years of experience in supply management, working directly with Fortune 500 and midsized firms around the globe and in a variety of industries to improve all aspects of procurement, including process redesign, technology enablement, operations strategy planning, organizational change and strategic sourcing. Mr. Sawchuk is a regular contributor to business publications, a frequent presenter at industry events, and co-author of ePurchasingPlus. He has been recognized by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine as one of its "Pros to Know." Mr. Sawchuk's background includes engineering and operation roles with both United Technologies and IBM.

Garry Christie
Director — Global Business Services
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)

Garry Christie is a Supply Chain executive with extensive domestic and international experience in positions with multi-billion high tech companies. He has lead teams across all aspects of Supply Chain with experience and knowledge in all disciplines — Master Planning, Sales & Operations Planning, Sourcing, Purchasing, Logistics, Customer and Supplier Relationship Management.

Garry's currently holds the position as Director of Global Business Services for Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). In this role he is responsible for the strategic sourcing, purchasing and supplier management of AMD's worldwide indirect spend. He joined AMD in 2010.

Richard Waugh
VP Corporate Development

Richard Waugh, Director of Business Development at Zycus, has an extensive background in B2B E-Commerce, going back to his early career at GE, where he helped launch GE'S Trading Process Network (TPN), the first on-line Marketplace for Sourcing and Procurement in the mid 1990's. He was Co-Founder of B2eMarkets, one of the first SaaS (Software as a Service) Sourcing Suite providers and later covered the Supply Management market as an Industry Analyst for the Aberdeen Group. Prior to joining Zycus, he helped bring to market new innovations in P2P (Procure-to-Pay) Catalog and Supplier Enablement from Vinimaya and others, helping global clients achieve world-class P2P system adoption and performance.


John Yuva
Inside Supply Management®

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