The Mpower Group is excited to announce it’s COO, Anne Kohler, will be a presenter at the upcoming ISM Indirect 2018 on April 1, 2015 at the ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada!
The Mpower Group is in the business of Mpowering our clients to accelerate superior business outcomes by unleashing the full potential of their Strategic Sourcing / Supply Chain organizations. We are a global consulting firm dedicated to serving the needs of Fortune 500 Strategic Sourcing & Supply Chain organizations.
As Co- Founder, Executive Vice President and COO of The Mpower Group, Anne has been leading consulting and financial management organizations for over 20 years. Anne is responsible for overseeing all client engagements and all operations of the firm. Anne has a passion for collaborating and educating her clients while helping them to uncover hidden value in their organizations. She has extensive expertise in change management, organizational design, organizational transformation, talent management, shared services, supply chain management, ERP, finance, accounting and process re-engineering. In addition, Anne has been named by Supply & Demand Chain Executive as a “Top 100 Provider Pro to Know” every year since 2007 and a 2013 Top Female Supply Chain executive.
Before founding TMG, Anne was the SVP of Strategic Sourcing and Initiatives for JP Morgan Chase (formerly Bank One) Bank One. In this role, Anne led a team of over 100 professionals, internal and external staff in developing and executing supply strategies for the entire bank’s externally purchased goods and services. Over four years, this organization managed over $3 billion in annual spend and contributed in excess of $1.3 billion in savings.
Prior to heading the Sourcing organization, Anne led a major re-engineering effort of the bank’s finance function. This two year effort streamlined the finance organization and core processes, and was founded on a successful implementation of SAP as a fully integrated financial systems solution. During her time at the bank, Anne also led complementary initiatives focusing on Insourcing / outsourcing, supplier management, eProcurement, and financial re-engineering .
Anne is a recognized thought leader, a frequent contributor to articles and a highly sought after speaker on the topics of Strategic Sourcing, Shared Services, Change Management and Building World Class Organizations.
Do You Know the Difference Between Strategic Sourcing and Category Management?
Category Management is the latest advancement of the Strategic Sourcing process and is taking our professional community by storm. The ability to align strategic business objectives with appropriate sourcing strategies is finally allowing procurement and supply chain professionals to become far more strategic. Finally, there is a path to providing significant strategic value to the corporation and shed the stigma of being nothing more than cost-cutters. Learn what needs to happen within your organization to make the transition from Strategic Sourcing to Category Management?
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