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CIPS awards – rewarding the development of a strategic imperative


Alec Erwin CIPS awards.JPGProcurement and Supply Chain Management are the strategic imperatives that will empower South Africa’s economy to remain and become more globally competitive going forward.

In his opening address at the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Procurement Awards dinner, Alec Erwin discussed the country’s need for greater skills development to bolster local organisational growth and to make South Africa an attractive business partner to the international business community.

The former minister congratulated the nominees for demonstrating an innovative resourcefulness to Procurement and Supply Chain Management that enable them to conduct business globally, while contracting benefits to the local community.

SmartProcurement was in attendance and congratulates the winners in the eight award categories.

Absa - Best Procurement Project.JPGBest Procurement Project


Transnet CIPS award 2010.JPGBest People Development Initiative


Best Procurement Community - Newmont Ghana Gold Ltd.JPGBest Procurement Community

Newmont Ghana Gold

Sashnee Mangroo – The Aveng Group.JPGBest Procurement Professional of the Year – Female

Sashnee Mangroo of The Aveng Group

George Brakoh - Best male procurement professional of the year.JPGBest Procurement Professional of the Year – Male

George Brakoh of Newmont Ghana Gold

Best Supplier Relationship Management

Standard Bank - Best Process Improvement Initiative.JPGBest Process Improvement Initiative (Sponsored by Procurement Education and training provider Commerce Edge Academy)

Standard Bank

Newmont Ghana Gold Ltd - Best Supplier Diversity Project.JPGBest Supplier Diversity Project

Newmont Ghana Gold

Standard Bank - Best Green Procurement Organisation (Sponsored by Absa).JPGBest Green Procurement Organisation (Sponsored by Absa)

Standard Bank


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