Philip Cheng was described by one judge as a “visionary” leader. He has led numerous successful transformation projects at IBM, including the implementation of agile working practices and the adoption of new and emerging technologies such as blockchain. Judges were impressed by the range of Philip’s achievements, from his exceeding cost-saving targets to improving supplier diversity and enabling IBM’s revenue growth, all while maintaining high levels of employee engagement.
Most impressive was the functional cost reduction, RPA implementation, Supplier led innovation and team engagement results.
2022 Hall of Fame
Accenture – The University Procurement Hub
Ivalua Asia Pacific Procurement Excellence Award
Asia Pacific Environmental & Social Impact Award
Asia Pacific Risk & Resilience Award
Asia Pacific Digital Impact Award
Asia Pacific Procurement Team Award
Asia Pacific Supplier Collaboration & Innovation Award
Philip Cheng, IBM
Asia Pacific CPO of the Year Award
Tomorrow Street & Vodafone
Supplier Collaboration & Innovation Award