Chief Procurement Officer (CPO)

A Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) is an enterprise executive responsible for obtaining the goods and services an organization requires to conduct business.

A Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) is an enterprise executive responsible for obtaining the goods and services an organization requires to conduct business.

In a smaller organization the CPO may be called the Director of Procurement, the Purchasing Director or the Purchasing Officer.

See also: IT procurement

This was first published in July 2013

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