Today’s “Must Read” is about a topic that I am hearing more and more anecdotally, and seeing with my own eyes – that the next generation of CPO’s is coming from outside of procurement.
This has a tremendous impact on the future of the procurement career. I know when I first mapped out my career – and the decisions I took over the first 12 or 13 years – were all based on getting as diverse a range of experiences across procurement so that I could position myself as a CPO candidate. But is that now enough? While the majority of CPO roles are still being provided by procurement professionals, the trend is clear… and should be seen as a call to action.
Today’s “Must Read” gives some pointers on where to start:
You Appointed WHO As The New CPO? | Procurious