Press Releases

April 05, 2017 Executives from Honda, Progressive Insurance, Huntington National Bank and Abercrombie & Fitch Attending SIG Events in Columbus to Discuss Sourcing Best Practices

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, today announces a one-day SIGnature event to be held in Columbus, Ohio this week, preceded by a 3-hour CPO networking event and breakfast meeting. The CPO Meet & Eat will kick off the events in Columbus on Thursday, April 6. An exclusive group of C-level executives will convene to discuss the CPO agenda and priorities for 2017, share a meal and hear from their peers.

March 15, 2017 SIG Global Executive Summit Kicks Off in Amelia Island, Florida

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, is pleased to announce the kickoff of the Global Executive Summit with a focus on automation and artificial intelligence.

SIG is showcasing the latest in automation throughout the Summit with keynotes including "Digital Disciplines: How the New IT is Different," led by Joe Weinman, author of Cloudonomics and Digital Disciplines; "The Age of Symbiosis: Thriving in the Digital Ecosystem," led by Avasant; and "RPA in Action: Your Robot Recruits Revealed," led by Symphony Ventures, a leading RPA pure play company. Symphony is working with SIG members Honda North America, Denali – a WNS company, and PeopleTicker to automate a common business process using Blue Prism's RPA software. Over the course of the Summit, the process of identifying, pricing, selecting, hiring and onboarding a contingent worker will be digitized.

March 09, 2017 SIG Names Executives from Facebook, GuideWell, NTT Security, HCL Technologies, Oliver Wyman, PeopleTicker and Infosys to Advisory Board

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives is pleased to announce the appointment of seven senior executives to the SIG Advisory Board, including:

  • Tim Cronin, Vice President and CPO, GuideWell
  • Frenchie Green, Head of Global Procurement Operations, ISS, Facebook
  • Joe Hogan, Vice President and Head of Global Advisory and Analyst Relations, HCL Technologies
  • Mike Matheis, Senior Partner, Oliver Wyman
  • Joe Musacchio, CEO, PeopleTicker
  • Kishore Ramnani, Associate Vice President, Infosys
  • Canda Rozier, Senior Vice President, Global Procurement & Real Estate, NTT Security
March 02, 2017 SIG University Next Semester Begins April 3rd

SIG University, a comprehensive, online certification curriculum focused on strategic sourcing and governance practices and methodologies today announces the next start date for its Certified Sourcing Professional curriculum.

The twelve-week Certified Sourcing Professional (CSP) course will be begin April 3. Closed cohorts are available for companies enrolling 25 or more students simultaneously. Discounts are also available for students and/or companies who enroll before March 6, 2017.

February 21, 2017 Executives from REI, Boeing, Microsoft and Splunk at SIGnature Event in Seattle to Discuss Sourcing Best Practices

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, today announces a one-day SIGnature event to be held in Seattle, Washington. The SIGnature event takes place from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm at Boeing. This buy-side event provides education and local networking for professionals from Fortune 500 companies. A combination of practitioner presentations, facilitated roundtables and panel discussions, a SIGnature event enables delegates to converse in a collegial, non-commercial environment.

December 21, 2016 SIG Announces New SIGnature Events for 2017

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, today announces the launch of a SIGnature Event program and the preliminary calendar of events for 2017.

December 19, 2016 SIG University Enrolling Students in Sourcing Industry Online Training and Certification Program

SIG University, a comprehensive, online certification curriculum focused on strategic sourcing and governance practices and methodologies today announces the 2017 schedule for its Certified Sourcing Professional curriculum.

December 15, 2016 SIG Launches Individual Professional Membership Program to Provide Executives with Access to Research, Content and Networking

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, today announces the commencement of an individual membership program for industry professionals to join the Sourcing Industry Group.

July 28, 2016 SIG University Names Executives from IBM, Cardinal Health, Ann Inc. and Allegis Global Solutions to Advisory Board

SIG University, the premier online certification program for professionals in sourcing, outsourcing and services is pleased to announce the appointment of four senior executives to the SIG University Advisory Board, including: Jennifer Cicinelli, Director, Procurement, Ann Inc., Patrick Eckhart, Head of Indirect Procurement, Cardinal Health, Justin McBryan, Talent Development Manager, IBM and Neil McGrail, Director of Operations, Allegis Global Solutions.

May 25, 2016 John Sculley to Join Prestigious Sourcing Industry Group (SIG) Advisory Board

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, today announces that John Sculley, former CEO of Pepsi-Cola and Apple, is joining the SIG Advisory Board. Sculley who is currently Chairman of the Board for PeopleTicker, a company that provides real-time labor rate data and analytics globally, keynoted at the SIG Global Executive Summit in Orlando in April.

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