Procurement: More than Savings

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 13:15

Join this open discussion with Canda Rozier, CIAP, Collabra Consulting and SIG University Faculty for her take on how procurement can best achieve value beyond just savings. This is your time to "Ask the Expert" as Canda has decades of experience on both sides of the business and is ready to share her insights based on trusted and tested methodologies. This Microlearning session will focus on key areas of building partnerships and managing risk.

Key discussion points include:

  • Value beyond savings through partnerships.
  • The key elements for building trusted relationships.
  • The most critical elements of risk management.

Canda Rozier

CIAP, Sourcing Executive & former CPO
Collabra Consulting


Canda Rozier is the Founder and President of Collabra Consulting. In addition she serves as an Advisor to Per Angusta, and is an active member of Tenzing Consulting’s Expert Network.

She was most recently SVP (CPO)  Global Procurement & Real Estate, at NTT Security, with responsibility for strategic sourcing, category management, procurement, cost reduction & spend management projects, and vendor contract negotiations, as well as all global real estate and facilities.

With over 30 years industry experience, Canda was previously Chief Procurement Officer and SVP Global Real Estate at First Data Corporation, where she led the centralization and globalization of strategic sourcing/procurement and the operational transformation of real estate/facilities management worldwide, and had a senior role in the $29B private buyout of FDC.

Previous roles have included senior positions at Unisys/Burroughs and American Express. Canda has served on the Advisory Board for the Sourcing Industry Group (SIG), and is based in Colorado with a BA from Davidson College. She is a Certified Intelligent Automation Professional (CIAP).  She‘s  a frequent contributor to sourcing industry publications, and speaks at industry conferences and events globally, and is a 2019 Sourcing Star Award Winner of the SIG Future of Sourcing Award.