Asia Pacific CPO of the Year Award

WINNER: Vishal Gupta, Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison

Entry Overview

Vishal has won plaudits from judges, colleagues and suppliers alike for leading Indosat’s procurement team through a complex merger. Navigating diverse cultures, competing stakeholder demands and relationships with more than 1,000 partners, he pushed the team to deliver on ambitious targets; driving cost savings alongside revenue growth, reducing time-to-market, as well as increasing customer and employee satisfaction. Judges were especially impressed by Vishal’s speed of delivery and the scale of the merger project.

Press release

Official announcement of the Asia Pacific Procurement Awards 2023 winners and 
highly commended

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Judges’ feedback

“I was impressed by the achievements and timeframe – a massive task recognised not only internally but also by third parties. Impressive.”

2023 Hall of Fame

Micron Technology

Asia Pacific Digital 
Impact Award

Vishal Gupta, 
Indosat Ooredoo 

Asia Pacific 
CPO of the Year 


Asia Pacific 
Environmental & Social 
Impact Award


Asia Pacific 
Solution Provider 


Ivalua Asia Pacific 
Excellence Award

HealthShare NSW

Asia Pacific Supplier 
Collaboration & 
Innovation Award

Micron Technology

Asia Pacific Risk & 
Resilience Award

Port of Tanjung

Asia Pacific 
Team Award

Category partner


SAP Procurement Solutions includes SAP Ariba, SAP Fieldglass and SAP S/4HANA-based offerings for operational procurement, delivering a comprehensive suite for goods and services procurement and external workforce management. SAP Ariba solutions provide collaborative commerce capabilities from sourcing and orders through invoice and payment along with expertise to help customers optimize their spend. The solutions drive simple, intelligent exchanges between millions of buyers and suppliers across both direct and indirect expense categories.


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