Ilija Ugrinic

UK Market Director, Proactis

lija joined Proactis in 2014 and, as UK Market Director, is responsible for business growth and customer retention in the territory.

Ilija has very successfully undertaken a wide variety of roles during his 18 years within the area of Spend Control and eProcurement, with proven success and experience in Strategic Partnerships, Key Account Management, Innovation and Sales and Marketing. In that time Ilija has helped organisations of the calibre of P&O Ferrymasters, Screwfix Direct, Four Seasons Health Care and Government of Gibraltar deliver tangible outcomes through a consultative lead approach of combining performance benchmarking, automation and process best practice.

Session Details

Keynote: The Future of Procurement: Value, Growth, Agility and Resilience

Recent events have highlighted that viewing procurement purely as a matter of logistics and cost containment is a practice long overdue for greater consideration – something that’s critical for future resilience.

Explore the need for technology to enable high-performing procurement functions who can drive business value, growth, and resilience.

Benefits of attending this session:

Understand the value of technology in:

  • Identifying sourcing opportunities improving on-contract spend
  • Optimising supplier performance/compliance
  • Strengthening organisational agility/efficiency and reducing risks/costs