--- 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 Symposium

September 25-26, 2014
Chicago, IL

Agenda — Coming Soon

Registration Information

The Center invites program participation of senior-level supply executives and their direct reports at non-consulting organizations with US$2 billion plus in annual sales. Other senior-level business executives are also welcome to attend The Center's forums.



Register Online

ISM Corporate Program — Includes one registration for the CSSL event. Complete this form.

For more information, please contact Nicole Pattee at 800/888-6276, extension 3109.

Hotel Chicago Downtown
333 N. Dearborn
Chicago, IL 60654
+1 312/245-0333

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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