Smart Procurement World debuts in KZN



The inaugural Smart Procurement World KwaZulu-Natal conference saw more than 467 attendees, 41 exhibitors, 223 SMMEs and 169 delegates hosted at the conference.


The insightful event of 8 & 9 June 2016 featured 54 top speakers from both public and private sectors:

Cllr Fawzia Peer, Committee Chairperson, Finance and Procurement at eThekwini municipality, Kamogelo Mampane, CEO of TK Global Experts; Adv. Siza Mthethwa, General Manger, KZN Supply Chain Management, KZN Provincial; Sandile Ngcobo deputy head: Supply Chain Operations, eThekwini municipality, and Lilian Karuri-Magero, chairperson CIPS Gauteng, former Head of Sourcing Barclays.



Leadership Profile: Sibongile Shongwe of ACSA



This month SmartProcurement profiles Sibongile Shongwe from: Airports Company of South Africa.


Full name: Sibongile Shongwe

Position: Group Manager Supply Chain Management

Your organisations’ procurement spend: R3-billion

Who does P&SM report to: Chief Financial Officer

Private sector or Public sector: Public Sector

Core business activity of the enterprise: Airport Infrastructure

Number of people in your P & SM organisation: 70

Management motto: Business partner of choice!



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With over 800 attendees and 100 SMME exhibitors, the inaugural Smart Procurement World Western Cape of 5 - 7 March 2014 was a highlight in the procurement fraternity calendar.

An invigorating CPO panel discussion about how procurement is driving real worth to the bottom line, and value to the top line had the event trending on twitter (@smartprocure #smartprocurementworld), with a CPO Panel selfie (pictured here!).

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