Top CPOs know how to engage their CFO: lessons learned from Sainsbury’s

| Claridge's, London

CPO Club, 6 a.m. - 5:59 a.m.

 

Speaker: Patrick Dunne, Director of Group Property, Procurement and Cost Transformation at Sainsbury's

6.45pm Drinks and networking
7.30pm Dinner and discussion
Smart casual

Patrick Dunne, Director of Group Property, Procurement and Cost Transformation at Sainsbury's will talk about why the relationship between CPO and CFO is so critical and how the collaboration has lead to the success of the Procurement team in Sainsbury's.

 

About the speaker

Patrick is CPO at Sainsbury’s with responsibility for all of the group's procurement as well as leading its cost base transformation. More recently he has added the group's extensive property portfolio for Sainsburys and Argos to his responsibilities as group property and procurement director. His role is to lead a programme of procurement-led business change across the group. He has previously worked for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Howden Joinery Supply, MFI Asia and Nissan.

The venue

Set in the heart of Mayfair, Claridge’s is an art deco icon and a byword for timeless elegance. Since the 1850s, Claridge’s has excelled at the finer things in life: glamorous design, inspiring dining, impeccable service. The Foyer Private Dining room brings you all the roaring 1920s style of the Claridge’s Foyer in a more intimate setting, supported by discreet, attentive service. The menu is specially created by Executive Chef Martyn Nail and showcases contemporary cuisine, with a focus on authentic flavours and seasonal produce.

 

The CPO Leadership Club is a networking club for CPOs and senior procurement professionals. Getting to the very heart of procurement challenges and opportunities, it has been designed to provide a wealth of insight, expert knowledge exchange, and valuable networking opportunities.