29 May 2015

Top honour for WA Health's Chief Procurement Officer

WA Health is today celebrating the achievements of its Chief Procurement Officer, Kylie Towie after she took home the Procurement Leader Award at the International Procurement Leaders Awards 2015.

Held last night in London, the awards celebrate procurement excellence across the globe.

Ms Towie beat a field of highly regarded senior executives who have strategic responsibility for their organisation’s procurement function.

Acting Health Director General Professor Bryant Stokes said Ms Towie’s success was well deserved recognition for an exemplary career.

“Since commencing employment with the Department of Health in 2014, Ms Towie has been instrumental in improving procurement function across the Department,” Professor Stokes said.

“Under her guidance, the Department has made significant strides in this important area including the development of a procurement reform project; and the completion of two procurement compliance audits, for high risk and politically sensitive business units, accounting for 25 per cent of WA Health’s annual spend.

“Ms Towie’s achievement is a win for the entire public health system and I congratulate her on her award.”

For more information about the International Procurement Leaders Awards 2015 visit the Procurement Leaders website (external site).

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