Dematic’s Transformation Journey: Procurement as a Strategic Asset
Read more about how Wanda Jackson-Davis, Senior Vice President, Procurement, and Stephanie Williams, Senior Director, Global Procurement, have led their team with the future in focus, while embracing new opportunities and challenges. Focused on making the procurement function a strategic asset, this dynamic duo and team at Dematic have navigated a procurement transformation amid explosive growth.
Dematic Corporation, known for innovative and integrated solutions, is a global leader in the supply of materials handling systems, software and services and warehouse automaton solutions.
“Procurement personnel must think of themselves as businesspeople first, viewing the world through a procurement lens. This is why we like having our best and brightest interact often with the ISM community. We want them to see how the best practitioners do it.”
-Wanda Jackson-Davis, Senior Vice President, Procurement, Dematic
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