The Keynote Arena at Procurex England South 2017 gives you a chance to hear about the LATEST developments and how the procurement industry is Adding Value, Increasing Efficiency and proving Collaboration offers opportunity.
Featuring a leading session as part of the brand new CCS Showcase 2017
Strategic Category Director,
Crown Commercial Service
Group Chief Executive ,
The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)
David Noble was appointed Group Chief Executive of The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply on 1 June 2009. Previously he was Group Supply Director at IMI plc, a FTSE 250 UK multinational company specialising in advanced engineering technology and responsible for c£1billion spend. A key achievement was pioneering Category Management and Strategic Sourcing at Motorola in the mid 80s. Although the majority of his career has been in manufacturing, he also has experience of the public sector, the distribution industry and large scale turnkey power station projects.
He has an honours degree and was elected a fellow of the institute in 1994 also serving on the fellowship selection panel and the CIPS board.
David is married to Jennifer, lives near Stamford, Lincolnshire and originates from North Yorkshire. He includes amongst his hobbies regular sailing on nearby Rutland Water, cycling and football.