David Atkinson joins the International Institute for Advanced Purchasing & Supply (IIAPS)

David Atkinson has recently joined The International Institute for Advanced Purchasing & Supply (IIAPS) as Director, EMEA.

IIAPS is a not for profit organisation, dedicated to the raising of international standards in purchasing and supply management.

The main activity of IIAPS is the establishment of advanced international standards for purchasing and supply chain professionals worldwide. To attain Full Professional Membership (MIIAPS) candidates must successfully complete the Institute’s International Green, Red and Black Belts in Advanced Purchasing & Supply. These are the world’s first advanced international professional qualifications for purchasing and supply chain management managers.

David’s responsibilities are to grow membership of the IIAPS Belts programme and the support the new Advanced and Professional Diplomas being made available from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS), with whom IIAPS is partnering.

IIAPS also provides competence assessment and benchmarking tools to allow organisations and individuals to benchmark themselves, both against world-class and best-in-class standards within their own industry or sector. The IIAPS also provides professional careers services, supports research and organises events around the world to share best practice.

Four Pillars will also offer IIAPS methodologies in Category Management and Supplier Relationship Management (SRM).

This role supplements David’s responsibilities as Managing Director of Four Pillars.

One thought on "David Atkinson joins the International Institute for Advanced Purchasing & Supply (IIAPS)"

  1. Keith McMahon says:

    Hello Dave,

    Many congratulations on your new post
    with the IIAPS purchasing excellence group.

    Best Regards and Happy New Year to you an family

    Keith McMahon

    N.B. Going fishing

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