Entries by Ervin Picari

Why Should Customers Choose You?

By Rahul Katrak, Managing Director, Futura Business Growth Partners   Right now your company has numerous potential customers trying to decide whether or not they should do business with you – or with one of your competitors. Your marketing strategies or your networking abilities may have got your business in front of them, you may […]

A Strong Voice for Minority Businesses

MSDUK members Dexo Technologies and es-p have been selected for the Government SME Advisory Panel.   The UK government recently formed advisory panel aims to make it easier for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to sell to the government. The panel, made up of 24 entrepreneurs and leading business, will work with the government to ensure that the […]

Rachel Lee Appointed MSDUK Chair

MSDUK is delighted to announce the appointment of Rachel Lee, Director of Supply Chain Solutions EMEA at CBRE, as the new Chair. Rachel takes over the role from 1st January 2017 for a three year term. Rachel brings with her over 30 years’ experience of business transformation and delivering bottom line impact through re-engineering supply chains, […]

Momentum Infrastructure demonstrates its commitment to supplier diversity

Momentum Infrastructure, comprising HOCHTIEF, Dragados and Galliford Try, has joined the MSDUK Network, the UK’s leading non-profit organisation driving inclusive procurement. With a network of over 45 purchasing organisations, 500+ buyers and an extended community of more than 3,000 ethnic minority-owned businesses in both the private and public sectors, the MSDUK works to bring people […]

UK EMB Delegation Attending NMSDC Conference in Chicago

After the successful MSDUK conference in London, UK minority businesses have another great opportunity to interact with their counterparts and large purchasing organisations by attending the NMSDC Conference in Chicago USA.  The UK delegation of Ethnic Minority Business (EMBs) led by MSDUK will be taking part in what is the biggest event dedicated to the […]

MSDUK launches MSD – Europe in an effort to expand opportunity for minority businesses across the Continent

The launch of MSD – Europe during the MSDUK 2016 Conference provided one of the many highlights of the three day Conference held in London this September. However, its importance is even greater when taking into consideration what this project aims to achieve and the challenges it has to overcome to become a success. MSD – Europe […]

MSDUK celebrating 10 years of diversity within business

Over 300 guests and hundreds of purchasing organisations from across the world came together to represent and promote the ethnic minority business community at the MSDUK 2016 Awards. Overlooking the iconic Tower Bridge, the gala ceremony took place at the Grange Tower Bridge with a global audience who reflected how societies, countries and economies around the world […]

Ross Mandiwall of IBM – Thoughts on Supplier Diversity and MSDUK

Ross Mandiwall of IBM shares his thoughts on supplier diversity and MSDUK. Ross is an 18-year long-term procurement professional with the firm, having worked his way through various roles, including in business transformation and as category lead for contingent labour. He’s now IBM’s Head of Procurement for United Kingdom and Ireland. Read More