The name W. Lamar Chesney is well known through out the corporate world. As a former CFO and CPO for companies such as Delta Air Lines, Marsh McLennan, SunTrust Banks & The Coca- Cola Company, it is no wonder that he has the respect and admiration of many current and aspiring C-suite executives. Mr. Chesney has extensive knowledge and expertise in many aspects of the procurement process and due to this will be the acting Chairperson for the upcoming 2015 Chief Procurement Officer Exchange. Before he shares his invaluable insights with his peers at the Exchange, he took the time to answer two questions that are hot topics to not only the Exchange, but also to the realm of procurement itself.
Mark Wan, Vice President and Head of Strategic Sourcing for Webster Bank, defines the idea of a “culture of procurement” and gives his thoughts on the benefits of utilizing data in the procurement process.
Chad Johnson, Vice President of Procurement Services for McKesson, discusses what he feels are the greatest challenges facing procurement executives of today and why he feels that data is becoming a beneficial - and necessary part of the modern procurement process.