Australasian companies from among the mining, energy, public and other sectors will be vying for the top spot when the winners of the CIPS Supply Management Australasia Awards are announced on 17 September.
A total of 21 organisations and six individuals – from a record number of 48 entries – have made the shortlist for the awards that recognise procurement and supply chain excellence in the region. The winners in each category will be revealed on the night at the Park Hyatt hotel in Melbourne next month.
To book your place for the gala evening call +61 (3) 8611 0300 or email SMawards@cipsa.com.au.
This year’s judging panel consisted of Peter Morichovitis, CPO, Gold Coast City Council; Hannah Bodilly, head of group procurement at Tatts Group; Tony White, former alliance procurement leader at Virgin Australia; Cath Hill, group marketing and membership director, CIPS; Danny Samson, professor of management, University of Melbourne; Harry Banga, director, SimPPLY; Bree Pitcher, senior category specialist, mining, Stanwell Corporation; and Dave Nellist, strategic procurement manager at IAG New Zealand.
The awards ceremony takes place in the evening, following the CIPS Australasia Conference at the same venue during the day.
Team categories shortlist
• Air New Zealand
• Australasian Procurement and Construction Council
• Department for Communities and Social Inclusion, South Australia
• Department of Science Information Technology and Innovation
• Fitness First – Occumen
• Genesis Energy
• Government of Western Australia Department of Health
• Laing O'Rourke
• Local Government Procurement
• Melbourne Water
• MMA Offshore Ltd
• Rio Tinto
• Roy Hill
• Shell Australia
• Sydney Trains
Individual categories shortlist
• Georgia Brandi, Newcrest Mining
• Kelly Irwin, Holcim
• Kylie Towie, Western Australia Department of Health
• Kylie Bourke, Unilever
• Mike Blanchard, Sydney Trains
• Nelli Kim, Telstra