Procurement in 5-Minutes

We live and work in a busy world in which there is little time to read, watch or listen beyond the headlines.

Hello, my name is Iain Campbell-McKenna, and this is “Procurement in 5-minutes.” That’s right, in 5-minutes I promise to tackle some of the biggest challenges and deepest questions our profession and industry face on a day-to-day basis.

In today’s 5-minutes I welcome Andrea Paolo Lai who is the Group Chief Procurement Officer and Real Estate at Oerlikon to answer the question:

What can “burnt toast” teach procurement professionals about relationships?

In an impressive career in which he has worked with notable global brands such as Ferrari, Whirlpool, and now Oerlikon, Andrea Paolo Lai not only understands the complexity of a global procurement practice, he also understands the importance of relationships and the role that people play in achieving strategic objectives. For this reason, we eagerly look forward to his answer to the question; What can “burnt toast” teach procurement professionals about relationships?