Due to the success of our last Top Procurement Experts to Follow on Twitter, we thought it would be a cool idea to update it to reflect the current procurement leaders in the Twitterverse. So, i’ve compiled a list of the best procurement experts on Twitter right now. Here they are, in no particular order, let’s begin:
Twitter Handle: @RashedSammy
Twitter Bio: Procurement strategist, productivity advisor, speaker, coach, and proud father of two aspiring entrepreneurs.
Why you Should Follow him: As a prolific writer and commentator on procurement, Sammy is a great person to get the latest opinions on procurement from.
Twitter Handle: @david_rae
Twitter Bio: Content Director at Procurement Leaders. Rides bikes. Drinks real ale & cheap wine. Writes a bit. Makes a great curry. Launched &bike.
Why you Should Follow him: David is a regular writer for the Procurement Leader’s blog. Follow him to keep updated about the latest articles and opinions on procurement.
Twitter Handle: @mikehayden7
Twitter Bio: Operations Manager @InnovoNetwork The New Global Commerce – the world’s 1st FREE managed commercial network.
Why you Should Follow Him: As well as being a leader in his field, Mike’s twitter also provides links to many thought provoking articles from some of procurement’s thought leaders.
Remko Van Hoek
Twitter handle: @RemkovanHoek
Twitter Bio: SVP Sourcing & Procurement, the Walt Disney Company & Visiting Professor Cranfield School of Management, proud father of 3 sons.
Why you Should Follow Him: As the senior vice president of Disney, and a visiting professor at Cranfield School of Management, Remko mixes insights from the front line of procurement, and academia.
Twitter Handle: @markperera
Twitter Bio: Super charging collaborative business relationships with @Viziblhq. CEO @oldstlabs. Founder @procurementmag. Curator @procurement
Why you Should Follow Him: I know he’s my co-founder, but I do truly believe that he is a top procurement expert. Follow him for astute articles, comments and fascinating insights.
Mickey North Rizza
Twitter Handle: @MNorthRizza
Twitter Bio: Supply Chain, Procurement and Sourcing Excellence Guru, Thought Leader & Business Game Changer.
Why you Should Follow Her: Mickey’s twitter is a great source for both her own and other’s articles. Follow her to make sure you don’t miss out.
Twitter Handle: @deanfoust
Twitter Bio: Interests lie in Innovation, trade, sustainability, CSR. The Director of Executive Communications at UPS, and @UPSLongitudes. Ranked #5 Supply Chain Influencer on Twitter by WEFT.
Followers: 20.6 k
Why you Should Follow him: As the Director of Executive Communications for UPS, Dean is a great source to get the latest from UPS’s brilliant Longitudes.
Twitter Handle: @GerardChick
Twitter Bio: Research and Knowledge Development in Supply Management. Professional stuff @Optimumprocure
Why you Should Follow him: Recently named as one of the five leading-edge professionals in contemporary procurement by Jon Hansen, Gerard Chick is definitely one to watch.
Twitter Handle: @spendmattersuk
Twitter Bio: Spend Matters UK/Europe, leading procurement website, with information, analysis and opinion. Managing Editor – Peter Smith, Editor – Nancy Clinton
Why you Should Follow him: He’s the editor of Spend Matters, a website which offers a wealth of information, news and opinions on procurement.
Twitter Handle: @EuanGranger
Twitter Bio: Procurious is the global community for procurement and supply chain pros – get involved today! Otherwise, my chat is Scotland, coffee and photography!
Why you Should Follow Him: Euan is the partnerships manager at the wonderful Procurious. His Twitter is jam packed with interesting articles and procurement news.
Twitter Handle: @Responsibleproc
Twitter Bio: I am Alis. Procurement & Circular Thought Leader. Writer. Speaker.
Why you Should Follow Her: Alis is completely on the ball when it comes to cutting edge procurement views. Visit her Twitter if you want new and exciting opinions.
Twitter Handle: @MeltonFarryn
Twitter Bio: Chief Procurement Officer for Bristol-Myers Squibb. Passionate change leader. Small Business. Diversity advocate.
Why you Should Follow Her: Farryn is a strong fighter for the causes in which she believes, and she is the go to for information about pharmaceuticals procurement. Plus she has a ton of motivational quotes to get you through a bleak Monday morning.
So there it is: my list of the top procurement experts to follow on Twitter. I’m always on the hunt for new thought leaders, so I would love to hear your suggestions of anyone who’s missed off of the list.
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