Sourcing, hiring, and retaining the right talent can be one of the biggest challenges for procurement leaders today. Learn where to find great talent and how to retain rockstar hires as our panelists share their experiences with hiring.
Dawn Tiura is the President and CEO of Sourcing Industry Group (SIG), the world’s premier membership association representing Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies with a combined spend of $17 trillion USD in sourcing and outsourcing. SIG’s goal is to elevate the strategic impact of these organizations on their company’s top and bottom lines. Dawn is also the President of SIG University, an online and in-person training and education organization that offers certifications in sourcing, governance, risk management and intelligent automation. Dawn has a passion to improve sustainability in global supply chains, she helps organizations to meet the 17 Sustainable Development Goals as part of SIG’s UN Alliance and is an ambassador to the Sustainable Procurement Pledge.
Amanda is the the President and CEO of Global Women Procurement Professionals. She has built a career over the last 17 years focused on implementing innovative solutions to Procurement organizations and has a passion for coaching organizations through large-scale transformations. In her recent role at MGM, she was responsible for implementing and sustaining new, best-in-class sourcing programs and for leading the source-through-pay transformation. Before joining MGM, Amanda served as Associate Director at the Kraft-Heinz Company, where she led the simplification of processes, focusing on cost reduction strategies, supplier development, and technology enhancements.
Erin McFarlane is the Head of Strategy and Execution for Fairmarkit, the intelligent sourcing platform. Erin has over twenty years of experience in procurement and supply chain technology and is passionate about sourcing, contract negotiation, and spend analytics.