How to... move from CPO to CEO - Supply Management

How to... move from CPO to CEO

posted by Johan Mills
15 June 2016

When Tim Cook transitioned from overseeing Apple’s supply chain as COO to CEO in 2011, the world of supply management anticipated a new era in the strategic importance of procurement.

However, in the five years since his appointment, only six FTSE 100 companies have a CPO board or executive committee member, and only two FTSE 100 CEOs have held senior procurement roles. The new era for procurement has not yet materialised.

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