2019 winners

Congratulations to all of the CIPS Middle East Supply Management 2019 winners. On Monday 24 June at H-Hotel Dubai procurement professionals from across the Middle East and North Africa region attended the 2019 CIPS Supply Management Awards to celebrate the best of the profession. 

OVERALL WINNER AND MOST IMPROVED PROCUREMENT OPERATION – STEP CHANGE

sABIC

Procurement Digitalization Program

Headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, petrochemicals firm SABIC historically managed procurement activities in a labour-intensive manner with very little automation. 

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BEST CONTRIBUTION TO CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY

ATLANTIS THE PALM

With the vision of making Dubai the most sustainable city in the world, Atlantis The Palm developed and …

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BEST CONTRIBUTION TO THE REPUTATION OF THE PROFESSION

EMAAR PROPERTIES

The procurement team at Emaar Properties played a critical role in creating a pioneering Virtual Reality…

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BEST CROSS-FUNCTIONAL TEAMWORK PROJECT

EXPO 2020

Pulling together the “largest event ever staged in the Arab world – Expo2020 Dubai” is no mean feat…

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BEST INTERNATIONAL PROCUREMENT PROJECT

EMAAR PROPERTIES

Tasked with creating a world class virtual reality entertainment hub in Dubai, the procurement team at…

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BEST PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE

TURKCELL

As technology company Turkcell grew and developed, strategic procurement became ever more crucial…

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BEST PROCESS IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVE

SABIC

As a Saudi diversified manufacturing company, SABIC sources around 1.8 million different materials for…

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BEST PROCUREMENT CONSULTANCY PROJECT

ABU DHABI ISLAMIC BANK

Financial services, like many other sectors, are in the middle of a digital revolution where customer…

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BEST PROCUREMENT DIVERSITY INITIATIVE

TECOM GROUP

As part of plans to boost the sustainable economic development of Dubai, business community…

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BEST PUBLIC PROCUREMENT PROJECT

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

The Mother of the Nation festival is an annual flagship community festival, hosting family activities, in…

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BEST SUPPLIER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT

SERCO MIDDLE EAST

On average, the Middle East continues to see double-digit increases in medical costs, while the… 

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MOST IMPROVED PROCUREMENT OPERATION - START UP

MAJID AL FUTTAIM VENTURES

Majid Al Futtaim Ventures covers diverse industries from cinemas, leisure and entertainment, unique…

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MOST INNOVATIVE USE OF TECHNOLOGY

EMAAR PROPERTIES

As the digital revolution continues to gain pace, Emaar Properties is determined to be at the forefront of…

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CIPS YOUNG PROCUREMENT & SUPPLY PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

ADAM BEKTIC

Described as an indispensable part of the senior leadership team at Expo2020, Adam Bektic proved his…

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CIPS PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

WILLEAN MASTER

Testimonials from colleagues, past and present, agree that, as an ambassador for the profession…

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