This month SmartProcurement profiles the achievements of Aubrey Staples, Procurement Manager at Clover Industries SA, who has been awarded MCIPS (Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.)
Aubrey is now entitled to use the coveted designatory letters MCIPS after his name.
SmartProcurement congratulates Aubrey on his achievement and wishes him every success in his future supply chain career.
Full name? Aubrey John Staples
Position? Procurement Manager
Your organisations’ procurement spend? R890-million a year on direct materials
Who does P & SM report to? Supply Chain Executive
Private sector OR Public sector? Private
Core business activity of the enterprise? Dairy and beverages
Number of people in your P & SM organisation? 79, of which 5 are procurement.
Management motto? “To be a leading and competitive company in South Africa and selected African countries, reaching every consumer on a daily basis with its most admired branded and trusted products, delivering improved and sustainable shareholder value by being a responsible corporate citizen and preferred employer.”
Membership of professional bodies? IPSA and, most recently, membership of CIPS
What is your vision for P & SM? To be the best in our industry from a quality, service and price perspective.
Personal best achievement? Completing the Argus Cycle Tour and attaining my MCIPS in Procurement
Most important commodities? Milk
The person that has had the biggest influence on your life? My Family
The person that has had the biggest influence on your career? Myself
Person you would most like to meet? Richard Branson
Business person who has impressed you most? Richard Branson and Donald Trump
Your favorite South African organisation? Clover Industries SA
Your favorite global organisation? Heineken
Your philosophy about life? Do it right the first time
Favourite reading? Wilbur Smith, Supply Management magazine
Favourite music? Adult Comtempory
Favourite sport? Cycling, swimming
Favourite website? Google
Hobbies? Golf, gardening, the outdoors
Car? Nissan Xtrail
Married? To Joyce for 24 years
Children? Two daughters. Kerry 19 yrs and Larah 15 yrs
For more information about CIPS qualifications contact firstname.lastname@example.org