Per Angusta Blog

14 February 2020

Per Angusta shortlisted for the Procurement Technology Award part of Procurement Leaders World Procurement Awards 2020

Alongside 11 other international players, the Procurement Performance Management Solution Per Angusta has been shortlisted for Procurement Technology Award.

“We are thrilled to be part of this prestigious awards that focus on worlwide procurement excellence initiatives and innovative players. It’s a really exciting challenge to compete for the Procurement Technology Award! says Pierre Laprée, Founder  of Per Angusta 
Digital transformation is offering great opportunities to accelerate Procurement capabilities and impacts. We are convinced that Procurement Performance Management is an area where digital has still a part to play. Indeed, a solution such as Per Angusta enables to better support Procurement functions creating added value for business profitability and also elevating the role of Procurement in the whole organization” adds Pierre Laprée.

Organised by Procurement Leaders, these famous awards celebrate the initiatives, teams and people across the globe that are raising the benchmark for procurement excellence and pioneering the future of the function. This year saw a record 420 entries. The number and calibre of entrants are a testament to the level of innovation and passion of the global procurement community. 

Entries are reviewed by an independent judging panel consisting of senior procurement executives. Judge Cesare Guarini, Director Sustainability Procurement, Philip Morris International, commented that he is “Impressed by the judging process and the quality of the submissions. Judging has been a demanding challenge, and a significant responsibility. But it was an insightful experience and a learning opportunity.” 

Adam Weisswasser, SVP of AngloGold Ashanti, also commented on the high quality of entries: It is clear to me that the future shines bright for procurement.” 

Hervé Le Faou, CPO of Heineken, was impressed by the wide range of company profiles and the level of transformation they are going after” and called the judging process “strong and very effective.” 

The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on May 14, 2020 at the InterContinental London – The O2. The ceremony will follow World Procurement Congress, the key gathering for 700+ senior leaders in procurement. It is also part of the renowned World Procurement Week which incorporates events tailored to the wider procurement team. 

During these 2 days, the Per Angusta team will present the solution and share customers feedbacks on how a Procurement Management solution can help Procurement teams track their projects, their savings and share their performance with business and Finance stakeholders in a simple and compelling manner.