Edwin James Group appoints new procurement director

Alison Bettany (Edwin James Group)

NATIONAL engineering services provider, Edwin James Group, is supporting its growth plans with the appointment of Alison Bettany into the new role of procurement director.

An experienced supply chain and sustainability professional, Alison will be responsible for leading the company’s procurement function and shaping the group supply chain strategy. Currently a Fellow of the Chartered Institute in Purchasing and Supply (FCIPS) and a CIPS Mentor, Alison is also the former Chair of the award-winning FM Supply Chain Sustainability School, which leads the industry in Sustainable Procurement.

Commenting on the appointment, Mark Orpin, COO said: “As our group continues to grow it’s important that we have a procurement strategy and sustainable supply chain that can support our plans for the future and meet our customers’ needs. Alison’s appointment will strengthen our supplier relationship strategy, delivering on our ongoing drive for quality and innovation.” 

“This is an exciting time to join the group,” said Alison Bettany. “I’m looking forward to working with the team to build a sustainable value chain that puts the customer at the heart of what we do and makes a decisive difference in shaping our ESG footprint. “

Edwin James Group is a national engineering services group that helps some of the biggest brands in the UK look after their critical environments and assets. The group recently announced the appointment of Rob Stephens as group business development director.

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