EIPM Peter Kraljic Awards 2020

Archamps, December 10, 2020. The 11th edition of the EIPM-Peter Kraljic Awards was celebrated on December 10, 2020, at Archamps, in a virtual and dematerialised manner.   The event was piloted from EIPM’s headquarters and involved participants and speakers located in many European countries and the Middle East. The use of a streaming platform made it possible to relay all the activities organised on this occasion on social networks and in real time, and for the event to be viewed in real time by over a thousand people.   Among the activities of the evening we must mention the addresses of Peter Kraljic, Dr Emeritus McKinsey & Company, Inc. and honorary president of the Jury, a presentation by Hervé Legenvre, PhD director of research, and professor at EIPM, on the revealed paradoxes in the new practices at work in this very special year. Three round tables on the themes of strengthened relations with stakeholders, with employees and society, and finally with suppliers in times of crisis, enabled nine winners to share their own experiences and exchange views.   The event was crowned with the presentation of diplomas and trophies to the winners of the 2020 EIPM Peter Kraljic Awards of Excellence.   These EIPM-Peter Kraljic Awards recognise purchasing organisations around the world for their exceptional practices and for their exemplary nature. As a result of the pandemic, this year’s process has been adapted both in terms of its perspective, focused on the reactions of purchasing organizations to this crisis and its consequences, and its “contactless” process.   The winners are selected by a jury led by Dr Peter Kraljic and comprised of industry leaders and expert buyers. This is the culmination of a very objective and comprehensive selection process. The companies are selected on the basis of their answers to a questionnaire taken from the EIPM Maturity Assessment tool Bee-Best® itself based on the EFQM Excellence model, followed for those candidates declared as finalist by the jury, by a validation interview of their practices, carried out exceptionally this year by video conference.   In this 2020 edition, the winners were awarded in the following three categories:
  • Master of business continuity
  • Transformation leader in turbulent times
  • Resilience and visionary leadership
As well as the “Organisation of the Year” award.   Mr. Bernard Gracia, EIPM President, announced the winners and the trophies were presented by Hani ALSaigh, , Head of Technology Procurement of Saudi Telecom Company (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia), winner of the 2019 EIPM Peter-Kraljic “Organisation of the Year” Award.   The winners of the EIPM Peter Kraljic Awards 2020 are:  
  1. Master of business continuity
These companies are being honoured for taking all necessary measures to minimise the impact of the pandemic on their operations while protecting their employees, suppliers and customers. Five companies were awarded in this category.   CERN Procurement and Industrial Services (Switzerland) – Prize for Excellence European research centre on matter and the first moments of the universe.   Efacec Supply Chain Corporate Division (Portugal) – Prize for Excellence Company specialising in the production of industrial equipment for energy transformation and distribution, mobility solutions, circular economy and services   Kostamonu Integre Procurement Group (Turkey) – Prize for Excellence One of the world leaders in the manufacture of wood fiber panels for construction and      decoration   NOVO BANCO SA Patrimonio e Controlo de Custos Procurement (Portugal) – Prize for Excellence Novo Banco is a Portuguese Bank with a network of branches of banking services for       businesses and individuals   Bondalti Procurement Organisation (Portugal) – Award of Excellence Bondalti is a leading producer of organic and inorganic chemicals  
  1. Transformation leader in turbulent times
These organisations have enabled their company to both overcome the consequences of this crisis and even develop their activities, while continuing to transform their processes and tools, and improving their internal and external relations. Five companies were awarded in this category.   Cerba HealthCare Procurement & Supply Chain Team (France) – Prize for Excellence Cerba HealthCare is a company specialising in medical analyses & tests with an     international network of sampling centres and labs, and reagents and veterinary products.   EDP ​​Global Procurement Unit (Portugal) – Prize for Excellence Producer and distributor of electricity, especially green electricity, and gas in the Iberian    Peninsula and Latin America.   Ford Otomotiv Sanayi A.S. Purchasing (Turkey) – Prize for Excellence Ford Otomotiv is based in Turkey, owned in equal parts by Ford Motors Company and Koç          Holding; it manufactures Ford trucks, vans, and vans, mostly exported.   Oman Telecommunication Company Procurement & Contract (Oman) – Prize for Excellence Provider of telecommunications services and related solutions.   Tesco PLC Group Procurement (England) – Award of Excellence Tesco is a British multinational of supermarket, grocery and retail chains.  
  1. Resilience and visionary leadership
The rewarded organisations have continued, even in this troubled period, to develop their capabilities in order to meet and exceed the needs of their partners by projecting themselves into the foreseeable evolution of the expectations of consumers and of society. Three companies were awarded in this category.   Faurecia Purchasing (France) – Prize for Excellence Faurecia is a French automotive equipment engineering and production group for seats,        interior systems, emissions control technologies, and on-board electronics, with a strong    commitment to sustainable solutions.   Moët Hennessy Purchasing (France) – Award of Excellence Moët Hennessy is the Wines and Spirits business of the LVMH group and represents a wide   range of well-known Houses and Brands.   Capgemini Group Procurement (France) – Organization of the Year Award Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering       services, at the forefront of cloud, digital and platform innovation.   The 2020 Organisation of the Year Award goes to Capgemini Group Procurement The Organisation of the Year award recognises an outstanding overall performance.   Replay of the event at:

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