South Africa


  • Service: Advisory
  • Industry: Financial Services, Telecommunications
  • Type: Video
  • Date: 2014/04/01
  • Length: 3:53 Minutes

Global War for Talent [video] 

Within the next five years shifting workforce demographics will amplify an already competitive market for talent, specifically in procurement organisations. Fredrick Spalcke, CPO at Philips, discusses the new normal within the procurement profession - constant disruption, increasing risk, and the need for specialised skills and competencies. CPO’s must be prepared and focused to battle for the talented personnel needed to deliver value in the procurement organisations of tomorrow.

Fredrick Spalcke


Executive Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer, Philips


Fredrick Spalcke is the Executive Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer of Royal Philips. Before joining Philips, in 2012, Mr. Spalcke worked for several multinational companies in executive leadership roles, building a successful international career with a strong track record of restructuring and delivering results, based on a broad experience in Corporate Strategy, M&A, Logistics and Procurement.


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