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West Malling, Kent, United Kingdom, 2010/09/23 - Korecentric Limited is delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Jones as Chairman of the company. Chris brings a wealth of invaluable industry and strategic supply chain experience to the business.
New Korecentric Chairman, Chris Jones, was formerly Manager, Procurement Co-ordination for the Shell Group of companies, worldwide. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply and has been in the strategic Procurement and Supply Chain business as a practitioner for more than 35 years, for the large part in the energy industry.
During the last five years, in addition to his clients in Europe, he has been supporting Government-Linked Companies (GLC’s) in Malaysia, by providing in-house advice and support for their Procurement Transformation programme. In his endeavours to promote an understanding of the business benefits which accrue from a Strategic approach to Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Chris has had articles published by The UK Energy Industry Council (E.I.C.) and the Oil and Gas Journal “Offshore”, both with a global distribution.
Zack Hodge, Managing Director of Korecentric, commented: “The Directors are delighted to welcome Chris Jones to the board of Korecentric. Chris brings with him extensive experience of the practicalities of procurement within capital projects, with a track record that is second to none of success and achievement in this area”
Chris Jones, Chairman of Korecentric, added: “I am thrilled to be joining such an energetic and forward thinking company as Korecentric. The management team has identified and focused on the business opportunity available to clients who want to improve efficiency of Procurement and Supply Chain Management within capital projects and this mirrors my own beliefs. Korecentric offers tailored products to a market neglected by the big developers and proliferated by legacy systems and spread sheets; I look forward to being part of the growth and success of the company”.
About Korecentric Limited
Korecentric Limited (korecentric.com) helps organisations around the world gain greater visibility, control and value from their procurement activities within capital projects. Through the provision of project supply chain management software and services, Korecentric’s clients continue to experience significant reductions in project cost, time and resources.