The banking sector has traditionally been highly regarded, but its reputation has taken some bruises in recent years. The result has been the additional challenge to overcome these perceptions when competing for procurement talent. Jan Fokke van den Bosch, Global Chief Procurement Officer at ING, discusses the talent management shift within his organization, the particular need for skills in IT and marketing, and his approach to cultivating talent within the procurement function.
Jan Fokke is the Chief Procurement Officer of ING, responsible for the total spend of approximately € 4 billion worldwide. Jan Fokke joined ING Bank in November 2011, after 10 years as a partner at A.T. Kearney management consultants.
Jan Fokke has more than 15 years experience in procurement and supply chain management in various industries, like automotive, high tech, consumer goods and financial institutions. Jan Fokke holds a degree in business economics, with emphasis in Marketing, from RSM.