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Ep 13: Inside Procurement: impact of protectionism on supply chains
In this episode, we discuss the topic of protectionism across the globe and its far-reaching impact on industries in general, and procurement and supply chain executives, in particular.
We look at the types of protectionist activities that are emerging, how these behaviours have impacted industries and their ramifications specifically on supply chains and finally how you can think about managing costs and protecting your organisation.
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Omer Abdullah is Chief Commercial Officer and Co-founder for The Smart Cube. He works with Procurement and Strategy leaders at global organisations, transforming their teams to become value-driven and insight-led. Omer has more than 30 years of management consulting and global corporate and industry experience across North America, Europe, and Asia. His prior roles include A.T. Kearney (North America), Warner Lambert (USA), and The Perrier Group (Asia-Pacific). Omer has an MBA from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, USA, and a BBA from the University of East Asia.