LONDON, UK - 28 November 2011. Proxima, Europe’s leading procurement outsourcing specialist, is pleased to announce that Guy Strafford, Chief Client Officer, has been appointed to the Board of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS).
Guy, currently a Fellow of CIPS, has been at Proxima since 1996 and is responsible for key client relationships and business development across the company and advises a number of clients on strategic procurement issues.
His role at CIPS includes a number of strategic and advisory responsibilities and will work with fellow board members to inform current thinking on procurement issues and identify means by which the purchasing and supply community can play a larger role in enhancing value within British companies amid ongoing market turbulence.
Commenting on his appointment, Guy Strafford, said “CIPS has a long and esteemed track record in supporting and advocating the interests of the purchasing and supply management community and I am looking forward to playing my part in furthering that reputation. We find ourselves at a time in the economic cycle when procurement professionals have the opportunity to add tangible value to clients and their own businesses and we will continue to identify ways of furthering the part that they can play.”
FTI Consulting, for ProximaJamie Robertson
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