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Rex Clothier

Recent Posts by Rex Clothier:

Breaking through functional and cultural barriers to drive value post-acquisition

Most PE firms expect to encounter some teething problems when it comes post-acquisition integration. Left unattended, the problems caused by cultural and functional silos will grow, causing significant challenges within the newly acquired company. However, with the right management approach, it is possible to break down silos to bring about sustainable change and prepare the business for sale.

Topics: Strategic Procurement Private Equity Total Value Optimization

Restore Customer-Supplier Relationships Through Procurement Excellence

Procurement is always facing new challengesThese include increased global competition, unpredictable external factors and an increased expectation that organizations will have mature sustainability practices in place. To mitigate these pressures, and stay ahead of the competition, companies need to develop best-in-class procurement practices with the ability to rapidly respond to market shifts. So what happens when your organization is hit by a crisis that threatens its customer-supplier relationships?

Topics: Strategic Procurement