PRINCETON, NJ, March 13, 2015 - Zycus, the leading source-to-pay procurement solutions provider, in association with The Hackett Group brings to you the March webinar titled ‘Transitioning to Trusted Advisor: Extending Procurement’s Influence across the Enterprise’ featuring noted procurement leaders as speakers.

On March 19, Hackett’s Global Procurement Advisory Practice Leader, Chris Sawchuk will be joined by Richard Waugh, VP - Corporate Development for Zycus, Chris Martus, Sr. Director Strategic Sourcing at The Mosaic Company, Jeffrey A Smith, Global Souring Director - Indirect Materials and Services, DuPont and Mary Kachinsky, Sr. Director, Strategic Sourcing at Cubist Pharmaceuticals for a round table discussion of how leading practitioners are transitioning to trusted advisors within their own organizations.

Procurement organizations are perennially measured according to their ability to reduce both purchase and purchasing costs. The year ahead is no exception, however, the Procurement agenda for 2015 shows three new focus areas according to the Hackett Group’s annual key issues study:

  • Cultivating procurement’s role as a trusted advisor
  • Investing in next-generation training and development
  • Harnessing big data

In this webinar, Chris Sawchuk will review these and other top issues and priorities, as he discusses:

    • What does it mean to be a “Trusted Advisor”?
    • Which new capabilities are being targeted for investment?
    • How will analytics re-shape the future of procurement?
Details  
 
Date:Thursday, March 19, 2015
Time:2:00pm ET
Speaker 1:Chris Sawchuk, The Hackett Group’s Global Procurement Advisory Practice Leader
Speaker 2:Chris Martus, Sr. Director Strategic Sourcing at Mosaic Company
Speaker 3:Jeffrey A Smith, Global Souring Director - Indirect Materials and Services, DuPont
Speaker 2:Mary Kachinsky, Sr. Director, Strategic Sourcing at Cubist Pharmaceuticals
Speaker 2:Richard Waugh, VP Corporate Development, Zycus
Attendance :On free registration, compliments of Zycus

Procurement organizations are perennially measured according to their ability to reduce both purchase and purchasing costs. The year ahead is no exception, however, the Procurement agenda for 2015 shows three new focus areas according to the Hackett Group’s annual Key Issues study.

About The Mosaic Company

The Mosaic Company is a combined producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash. Its customer base includes wholesalers, retail dealers and individual growers in more than 40 countries. Headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota, Mosaic employs approximately 8,000 people in eight countries.

About DuPont

Founded in 1802, DuPont’s company profile is that of a global research- and technology-based science company that is dedicated to creating sustainable solutions to help make a better, safer, and healthier life for people everywhere. Operating in more than 90 countries, with more than 150 research and development centers and over 70,000 employees worldwide.

About Cubist Pharmaceuticals

Cubist Pharmaceuticals is a U.S. biopharmaceutical company with activities spanning from research and development to commercialization of pharmaceutical products. Its main products target pathogens like MRSA.

About The Hackett Group

The Hackett Group (NASDAQ: HCKT), a global strategic business advisory and operations improvement consulting firm, is a leader in best practice advisory, business benchmarking, and transformation consulting services, including strategy and operations, working capital management, and globalization advice.


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