Ian Nethercot MCIPS

Supply Chain Director, Probrand

A results-driven leader, Ian’s twenty five year career has risen from a buyer in the motor industry, to IT supply chain director at Probrand – a hassle-free marketplace for procurement of IT products, services, and solutions.

Ian, an MCIPS member, has over eighteen years of experience in the IT channel, leads a team across the Supply Chain and Logistics function. He is skilled in strategic procurement, digital transformation, eCommerce, supplier risk assessment, and contract management.

Ian achieved a corporate CIPS award in 2016 and 2019 for Probrand’s Digital Marketplace, where he manages 300,000 products and a budget of £35M.

Session Details

Navigating the Perfect Storm; Learnings from the Most Volatile Category

IT is one of the most complex, volatile categories and it’s been hit by a perfect storm that will continue into 2023. Ian Nethercot, from IT marketplace Probrand, who manages annual budgets of c.£35m, shares challenges, key learnings and wider considerations on strategic cross-category procurement in a digital world.

Benefits of attending this session:

  • Discover the key impactors and consequences raining in the IT category
  • Learn tactics to employ in volatile markets
  • Consider key learnings for cross-category procurement