Managing Indirect Spend: Its Rise to Prominence
With continued downward pressure on pricing, fluctuating commodity prices and global economic uncertainty, strategically managing indirect spend is one of few means to create a competitive advantage.
Join us for 60 minutes to discover proven strategies for delivering bottom line savings through strategic management of indirect spend.
President & Founder
Casemore & Co. Incorporated
Shawn Casemore has spent nearly two decades leading, managing and motivating teams across a vast array of industries and sectors. He has worked with dozens of dynamic and diverse organizations including Magna International, Arvin Meritor and Bruce Power LP. Shawn's consulting firm Casemore and Co, helps organizations realize operational excellence through focus on business improvements in the areas of communications, leadership and team development, and change management.
Shawn's speaking typically includes over a dozen keynotes and concurrent sessions each year at national and regional conferences. In addition, Shawn is in frequent demand to develop and deliver customized workshops and seminars for associations including the Canadian Management Center, Certified Management Accountants of Ontario and the Purchasing Management Association of Canada to name a few. Shawn has also been a visiting faculty member at the Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning for the past two years.
Recognized as a thought leader in the area of operational excellence, Shawn's views are frequently published in industry publications including the Globe and Mail, CFO Magazine, Enterprise Apps today, purchasing B2B and many others. His prolific publishing includes over 100 articles, booklets and resources on topics related to improving operational performance.
Inside Supply Management®
Institute for Supply Management™
John serves as the editor of Inside Supply Management®, the flagship publication of the Institute for Supply Management™ and the authoritative resource for supply management executives in companies of all sectors, shapes and sizes.
John has worked in the publishing industry for more than 15 years -- both in newspapers and trade publications. He began his career at ISM in 1999 as a senior writer, and was promoted to the role of editor. John holds his degree in English from the University of Northern Iowa.