Ricardo Mattenet

Ricardo is a Senior Procurement Consultant with extensive experience improving procurement organizations around Latin America. He’s also EIPM Professor and Argentina Country Reo.

Since 2001, he has accumulated 15 years of procurement and change management experience through consulting, coaching and procurement outsourcing. Mr. Mattenet has executed projects for large companies in Argentina, Colombia, Peru and Brazil increasing procurement value by reshaping procurement practices, systems and training buyers.

Based in Buenos Aires, he operates on a Latin American basis principally on financial, healthcare, raw materials and food companies. Prior becoming a consultant he worked 14 years as commercial and investment banker for HSBC in Argentina, the UK and Brazil.

On the education /training arena, Ricardo regularly organizes and delivers In company procurement courses for expert buyers and manager in companies like SAP, Carrefour, Barrick Gold, Cerro Verde,  among others. Since 2016 Ricardo directs Strategic Sourcing courses at Universidad Di Tella in Buenos Aires.

He’s also a professional speaker on Procurement topics (Ariba –Sap Summit, Vistage Groups, etc.)

Ricardo Mattenet

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Bernard Gracia

Bernard collaborated in the launching of one of the first post-graduate programmes in Purchasing in the world (MAI – Master Industrial Purchasing for the Bordeaux Business School).

In 1990, associated with leading companies in the EU, he founded EIPM. As Director of EIPM, he launched the first MBA specialised in Purchasing in Europe and the first European Roundtable for CPOs. Bernard’s training and research activities focus on Corporate Purchasing Strategy, Purchasing Organisation, and Value Creation Contribution.

Bernard Gracia

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