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:
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.