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CIPS Australasia Conference and Supply Management Awards - Update: 31 March 2020

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DAVID MACDONALD

BIOGRAPHY

 Head of Procurement Asia Pacific & Air BP, BP
Tuesday 16 July – 14:00
Regional analysis: Evaluating procurement and supply management in the region against global benchmarks

David Macdonald is a procurement and cost management leader with 20 years industry and consultancy experience across a variety of global organisations including; The Royal Bank of Scotland, GlaxoSmithKline, Cap Gemini, SAB Miller and BP.

In his current role as Head of Procurement at BP David has overseen a review of the procurement operating model including a re-focusing of resources to our best practice global category management framework. Whilst underpinned with new technology and streamlined processes, this has resulted in a considerable uplift in value delivery for BP in the Asia Pacific region.