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December 1, 2016

MARCELL VOLLMER ON THE FUTURE OF SUPPLIER DIVERSITY

In “Procurement Without Bias: Taking Supplier Diversity Beyond A Spending Goal,” COO of SAP Ariba Marcell Vollmer explores the role of supplier diversity in corporate strategy. Says Vollmer:

“Organizational diversity is quickly becoming an outlet for fostering innovation, understanding customer and business needs, outperforming the competition, and maximizing productivity and value-driven outcomes.”

Vollmer lays out four building blocks for diversity strategies:

  • Gender Intelligence
  • Cross-generational Intelligence
  • Culture and Identity
  • Different Abilities

Marcell Vollmer is the chief operating officer at SAP Ariba. His specialties include mergers and acquisition (M&A), especially post-merger Integration (PMI); shared services/shared service center (SSC); finance (F&A); human resources (HR); and controlling, as well as union and works council negotiations. SAP is a new WEConnect international global corporate member.

Read the article on DigitalistMag.com.