to create a interactive community of Purchasing Professionals who:
- help each other, by sharing marketplace information and negotiating tactics.
- help our profession, by raising its profile and status in the eyes of senior management.
- help our planet, by raising awareness of the environmental impact of our sourcing decisions.
Rod is a former senior executive, responsible for Purchasing, for both Pillsbury and Ball Packaging back in the 80’s and 90’s. Since then, he has continued to work in the Purchasing field as both a consultant and founder of the website Propurchaser.com. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Angela has been spent most of her career in Purchasing, learning the ropes the hard way – working in the pressure-cooker of custom manufacturing. She was Purchasing Manager for CDA Industries in 2004 when she left to join Propurchaser.com as V.P. Customer Support. Angela can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tom is an environmental and life cycle analyst and a supply-management advocate. He believes that Purchasers are in a great position to deliver sustainability goals and objectives for all types of organization. He has worked for over 10 years in Policy and Research in government, the 3rd sector and private sector. More importantly, he has a wealth of ideas to share with the supply chain profession.
Tom founded Virescent Consultants in 2008 to work with companies wanting to address the challenges of supply chain sustainability and to make the most of the business opportunities it offers them. He can be reached at email@example.com
Dr. Archie Wade
Archie has an acedemic background in system optimization and computer modelling and spent four years writing customized software for distribution and manufacturing companies. As Director of Technical Innovation for Virescent Consultants, he is interested in creating tools and processes that will make it cheaper and easier for Purchasers to make greener choices. Archie can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rich is an IT expert who has immersed himself into the ‘World of Purchasing’ for the past 7 years. He has developed a unique talent for building effective, easy-to-use tools, especially applicable to our profession. He is a co-founder of Wifidelity Inc. and can be reached at email@example.com
Ethan is an IT expert with a very strong mathematics background. He is the architect behind Propurchaser’s more sophisticated tools, including Modeling Selling Prices and Carbon Footprinting. He is a co-founder of Wifidelity Inc. and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Pascal has implemented numerous software solutions in the areas of procurement, sourcing, spend management, supplier evaluation and performance. His clients include Fortune 500 companies in Europe, Japan and North America. He is a co-founder of Source & Procure. You can find Pascal’s detailed profile on linked in and he can be reached on the Source & Procure website.