Shaping the Future of Procurement (1/5)

28 Feb, 2024

Sourcing Champions & Promena’s journey

Embarking on a journey of collaboration, Sourcing Champions is thrilled to explore the dynamic synergy we share with Promena, a leading strategic e-sourcing solution. With the insights of Robert Waalder, founder of Sourcing Champions, and Orçun Güven, Executive Director of Promena, this interview unveils the evolution of our partnership and its transformative impact on procurement practices. 

Aligned with Sourcing Champions’ mission, Promena is a leader the digital transformation of procurement processes, delivering customized solutions that optimize operations and fuel success. Leveraging the expertise of Robert and Orçun, we delve into the roots of our collaborative journey, fueled by a shared vision of transformative procurement excellence. 

While our partnership with Promena isn’t new, its significance continues to grow. Through this partnership, we provide our mid-market clientele with comprehensive sourcing RfX, auction solutions and managed services, harmonizing expert consultancy with cutting-edge digital platforms. This guarantees that our clients possess the capability to confidently and efficiently navigate the intricacies of contemporary procurement.

Expect to gain a wealth of knowledge on driving strategy, managing risk, enhancing sustainability, and achieving overall transformations in procurement through digitalization. This is more than just a conversation; it’s a roadmap for organizations looking to thrive in the digital age. Stay tuned for the upcoming episodes, where Waalder and Guven will delve deeper into the mechanics of their successful partnership, sharing lessons learned and best practices for embracing digital procurement. 

This series is a must-watch for industry professionals, business leaders, and anyone passionate about the future of procurement. It’s an opportunity to witness firsthand the thought leadership and innovative solutions that are setting new benchmarks for excellence in the field. Join us as we embark on this journey, uncovering the keys to digital procurement success one episode at a time. 


Sourcing Champions 

Sourcing Champions is a boutique procurement consulting firm headquartered in Amsterdam, dedicated to elevating Sourcing & Procurement into a real competitive advantage. With a deep-rooted procurement DNA and a multilingual international team, they offer end-to-end expertise in procurement strategy, sourcing & cost reduction, risk & sustainability, and procurement transformation. Sourcing Champions combines procurement passion, strong change management and PMO, with cutting-edge digital technology to drive value and results for their clients, forming enduring partnerships that go beyond the ordinary to unlock innovative growth opportunities. 


Promena is at the forefront of providing innovative e-Sourcing, e-Procurement, and supply chain management solutions, driving the digital transformation of procurement practices. Our platform enhances organizational efficiency, transparency, and collaboration by digitalizing procurement activities. Supported by the strength of one of Türkiye’s largest conglomerates, Promena delivers a powerful, user-friendly platform capable of facilitating multimillion transactions. To discover how Promena can advance your procurement strategy and for the latest procurement technology trends, visit our website and connect with us on LinkedIn. 


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