Becoming a CPO is a lofty goal. Our research suggests that it takes around 10 years of experience to reach that level. And experience alone won’t get you there…

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So what will?

That question was the basis of the new PurchTips article “Are You Chief Procurement Officer Material?” and the accompanying podcast of the same name. In the article and podcast, you’ll read/hear words of wisdom from leading management consultant and former Bayer CPO Robert Rudzki.

So if you want to “be a CPO when you grow up,” be sure to devour every word of the article and podcast!

To Your Career,
Charles Dominick, SPSM
President & Chief Procurement Officer
Next Level Purchasing, Inc.
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Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2, SPSM3

Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2, SPSM3 is an internationally-recognized business expert, legendary procurement thought leader, award-winning entrepreneur, and provocative blogger. Charles founded the Next Level Purchasing Association in 2000, oversaw its incredible growth, and successfully led the organization to its acquisition by the Certitrek Group in 2016. He continues to blog and provide advisory services for the NLPA on a part-time basis as he incubates his upcoming business innovations. Charles is also the co-author of the wildly popular, groundbreaking book, "The Procurement Game Plan: Winning Strategies & Techniques For Supply Management Professionals."

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