Meet the Expert
Senior Managing Director, YQ Purchasing bvba
- Founder and managing partner of YQ Purchasing, which specializes in creative procurement and in developing and applying new tools and techniques for supply chain professionals.
- CEO of YQ cvba, a procurement conglomerate of several plastic processing companies.
- CPO for deSter (part of the Gategroup) and held procurement or director positions for PepsiCo/Tropicana and The Cotton Group.
- Expertise spans pharmaceutical, mining, stainless steel, plastic processing, banking, glass, chemicals, beverages, FMCG and web development industries. Advises major multinationals like GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines in optimizing procurement operations.
- Selected by IPSERA 2010 conference in Finland for new and creative procurement approaches published in collaboration with the University of Hasselt. In 2013, IPSERA selected the YQ Matrix platform, developed in close collaboration with the Maastricht University, as being most innovative in the procurement world. Procurement Leaders 2014 selected the YQ Matrix as finalist for the Best Procurement Service Award in London.
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Your Expert Package Includes:
- All 9 Best Practices
- Pre-Call Discovery Process
- One-on-One Call with Expert
- Session Summary Report
- Post-Session Engagement
- Speed up the sourcing process by quickly finding the right countries to source from – Free source of information on ingredient price evolutions
- A set of tools that support procurement professionals in their day-to-day jobs. Techniques to enable advanced procurement performance measurements.
- YQ Purchasing: Supports inserting crea(c)tivity into your procurement strategies and tactics
- Creative sourcing and procurement performance monitoring tools & techniques
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