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  1. Independents Day

    Independents Day

    Last week, Applegate held one of our regular Board meetings. In addition to our executive directors and management team, we were joined by our independent directors: Lawrence Churchill our chair, and Professor Jim Norton.

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  2. Reaching the Top: Procurement at the Board Table

    Reaching the Top: Procurement at the Board Table

    The issue is not unique to procurement: every function – HR, Communications, Marketing, IT – has a narrative that states it should have a seat on the executive committee, and that the organisation clearly cannot value what they do unless the function head reports to the chief executive. The CEO, however, is unlikely to be impressed by such arguments: she or he will assemble their leadership team as much based on the characteristics of individuals as on their job titles.

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