Ed Cross

Executive Director, Odesma Ltd. & Procurement PeopleCloud

Executive with significant experience in running a global enterprise, fully conversant with building business strategy, driving change and delivering sales growth. Depth of understanding of M&A through the acquisition MarketMaker4 whilst at Xchanging. Highly developed knowledge of all aspects of Procurement gained over 25 years. Shortlisted for Start Up Director of the Year 2017 by the Institute of Directors North West.


Session Details

Procurement Challenges in Mid-Market Companies

Join SAP Ariba & Odesma to look at the typical challenges Procurement see in Mid-Market companies. Also see how you should tackle the management of tactical spend, an area that has lacked focus in many businesses yet can cause both Procurement and Finance the most pain. Through insights into spend, learn how you can rationalise your vendor database, drive savings through the marketplace model whilst automating the Procurement & AP process for the most inefficient areas of company purchasing.