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Strategic Supplier Management: Driving performance and value

Strategic Supplier Management: Driving performanc...

The ability to segment and closely engage with strategic suppliers allows procurement organizations to deliver increasingly new forms of value to the business. Establishing a framework to cultivate those relationships helps foster innovation and enables collaborative product design & cost optimization with strategic suppliers. Scott Wharton, CPO at Citi, discusses strategic supplier performance management and how it has helped to promote collaboration and drive innovation with key suppliers.


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Scott Wharton, Citi

Scott leads Citi Procurement Services globally. Prior to his current position, Scott led Citi’s Regional Corporate Services organization across the Asia-Pacific, which included Process Reengineering & Productivity, Procurement, Market Data Services, Global Event Marketing and General Services. Prior to joining Citi, Scott held the position of Asia-Pacific Region Head of Expense Management & Strategic Sourcing at Nomura, and had previously worked at other financial services companies in Asia-Pacific both as a senior manager and as a management consultant. Scott specializes in operations strategy, business reengineering and strategic procurement. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Sydney, a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Technology in Sydney, an Executive MBA from INSEAD and an Executive MBA from Tsinghua University in Beijing. 

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