--- To enhance the value and performance of procurement and SCM practitioners and their organizations worldwide ---

The ISM Center for Strategic Supply Leadership

The ISM Center for Strategic Supply Leadership (CSSL) is an exclusive organization where forward-thinking executives convene for:

  • Executive development forums
  • Leading business analysis on the future outlook for procurement and supply management
  • Unique networking opportunities

Founded in 2004 in partnership with A.T. Kearney, the CSSL is committed to exploring the future of the procurement and supply chain management profession and translating it into robust, strategic development forums designed for executives.

The CSSL invites forum participation of C-level procurement and supply executives, and their direct reports. Other C-suite business executives are also welcome at CSSL forums.

Upcoming Symposiums

CSSL at ISM's Annual International Conference

(Formally known as the ISM Power Conference)

May 5, 2014
Las Vegas Nevada



  • Senior executives from Fortune 500 organizations attending the ISM Annual Conference will receive a complimentary invitation to the CSSL event.
  • CSSL Credits — Participating companies of the CSSL can use their credits to attend the entire ISM Annual Conference. If the participant is a senior executive, this will include registration to the CSSL event.
  • ISM Corporate Program — Includes one registration for the CSSL event. These participants can attend the entire ISM Annual Conference for a special registration fee of US$800.

To register for this unique program, please complete this form or contact Kristen Moreno at +1 480/752-6276 or 800/888-6276, extension 3005. To register for the Annual Conference, click here.

LVH — Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
3000 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109

CSSL Strategic Advisory Board

  • Mark Clouse, Partner, A.T. Kearney
  • Thomas W. Derry, CEO, ISM
  • Sam Dowell, Vice President, Indirect Procurement, Pfizer
  • Tim Fiore, CPSM, C.P.M., MCIPS, Senior Vice President, Supply Management and Chief Procurement Officer, ThyssenKrupp NA
  • Paula Gibson, General Manager, Strategic Capabilities, Chevron
  • Mike Hales, Partner, A.T. Kearney
  • Ann Oka, Senior Vice President, Supply Management, Sodexo
  • Ron Schnur, Vice President, Dairy Supply and Operations, WhiteWave Foods

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