Procurement is famous for our terminology – it is perhaps the one area where we’ve mastered the fine art of marketing. The labels "direct" and "indirect" spend are a perfect example. Direct spend materials are eventually sold to the customer, and therefore they are essential. Very important. The management of direct spend determines the size and health of the corporate top line. As a result, procurement may or may not have access to manage direct spend categories.
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How did you get into this field – was it purposeful or by accident?
I have always been obsessed with new technologies so when I was exploring what major to pursue during my early studies I jumped at the chance to focus on sourcing as a perfect blend of technical and commercial challenges to solve.