Advanced and Strategic Procurement with Mario Adamo. In this episode of the Procurement Podcast we talk about Advanced and Strategic Procurement with Mario Adamo. Brace yourself for an almost hour-long in depth conversation with Procurement defined as "Optimising price, availability, reliability, innovation, TCO in consultation with stakeholders and where Procurement is embedded into the organisation as a 'complex and strategic' fact based function." And in Mario's words, "Procurement is to be able to think at the next level and bring all the pieces together into concise and well articulated plans." Mario Adamo's is the founder and Managing Director of AVA Consulting Partners and has over 20 years of International Procurement and Supply Chain experience in line roles and consulting having worked at companies such as McKinsey & Company, General Motors, Foster;s Group, AT Kearney and corProcurement across a wide range of industries -- FMCG, Mining, Oil & Gas, Phamaceutical, Manufacturing, Transport/Logistics, Automotive, and Government. About AVA Consulting PartnersMario Adamo on LinkedIn [https://www.linkedin.com/in/marioadamo/]AVA Consulting Partners [https://www.acptransform.com/] -- Sustainable Capability Building, Dynamic Coaching Approach, Clever and Practical About the Procurement PodcastThis episode is brought to you by the Procurement Podcast [https://procurementpodcast.com/], with Andy Franks (BrightSky ClearMind [http://www.brightskyclearmind.com/]) and Christophe Barriere-Varju (BvW Global [https://www.bvwglobal.com/]), two passionate Procurement Consultant Professionals. Think your colleagues might be interested? Please share this Procurement Podcast!