Press Releases

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.

April 27, 2016 SIG announces plans to host Regional Roundtable in Chicago on 5 May 2016

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, today announces a one-day Regional Roundtable to be held in Chicago, IL. The Regional Roundtable is a one-day strategic meeting that will take place from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at Health Care Service Corporation. This buy-side event provides education and local networking for professionals from Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies. A combination of practitioner presentations, facilitated roundtables and panel discussions, a SIG Regional Roundtable enables delegates to converse in a collegial, non-commercial environment.

March 23, 2016 SIG Names Executives from Honda, Target, Microsoft, Genentech, Vail Resorts, Denali Group and Avasant 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: Anupam Govil, Partner, Avasant; Bill Harris, Purchasing Strategy Director, Honda; Todd Jaeger, Senior Director, Indirect Sourcing & Procurement, Target; Alpar Kamber, Partner, Denali Sourcing Services; Angela Phillips, Head, Capability & Development, Genentech; Anita Weise, Vice President, Procurement, Vail Resorts; and Philip Wood, Director, Microsoft.

February 24, 2016 Elijah Condellone to Join SIG University Team as Solutions Director

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, today announces that Elijah Condellone has joined the SIG University leadership team as the Solutions Director.

February 03, 2016 Sourcing Industry Group (SIG) and Avasant Team up to Accelerate Digital Innovation

SIG, the premier membership organization for the sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, along with Avasant a leading management consulting firm focused on global sourcing and digital innovation, today announced its anchor membership with the Global Digital Innovation Council (GDIC). The Global Digital Innovation Council is an exclusive group of technology, business and sourcing executives from the world’s most reputable organizations focused on addressing business and societal challenges through the use of design thinking and digitally enabled innovation.

January 22, 2016 SIG Announces Plans to Host Regional Roundtable in Seattle on February 2, 2016

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, today announces a one-day Regional Roundtable to be held in Seattle, WA. The Regional Roundtable is a one-day strategic meeting that will take place from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at Puget Sound Energy. This buy-side event provides education and local networking for professionals from Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies. A combination of practitioner presentations, facilitated roundtables and panel discussions, a SIG Regional Roundtable enables delegates to converse in a collegial, non-commercial environment.

January 12, 2016 SIG Expands Global Footprint with Acquisition of Outsource Magazine

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, today announces the acquisition of Outsource magazine and welcomes Jamie Liddell to the SIG executive team.

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