WBA and Boots are proud to announce they have been crowned winners at the CIPS Excellence in Procurement Awards 2022, among the most prestigious awards in the industry.
The awards are an opportunity to showcase and celebrate the best work and teams in the procurement profession.
The WBA Procurement Team was shortlisted and ultimately successful in the Procurement Team of the Year category, taking home the trophy for the their impressive ability to grow strategic partnerships while focusing on ESG and totally transforming its ways of working within the business.
Andy Chivers, Head of Procurement at WBA said: "The team has totally transformed itself over the last few years; delivering and exceeding on all objectives. The team has navigated through immense change programmes always remaining at the focal point of the organisation with outstanding Executive alignment. True partnerships have been delivered with the supply base achieving the balance of a centralised organisation whilst never losing our entrepreneurial spirit, commercial curiosity, people first approach and continuous improvement mindset."
The Excellence in Procurement awards is hosted by CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply), one of the foremost industry bodies for procurement, and judged by an independent panel of leading Procurement practitioners.