Vallourec organized its first Suppliers’ Day

07/10/2013 - Commitments
With the presence of Michelle Wen, Group Sourcing VP

This day was the opportunity for Michelle Wen, Group Sourcing VP, to present Vallourec new Sourcing organization as well as the expectations of performance in terms of Quality, Competitiveness and Delivery, Management & Innovation to the Top Management from Vallourec strategic suppliers.

With this new organization, Vallourec has the ability to leverage its volume at the right scale (Global or Regional) and to have one voice to its suppliers. Michelle Wen has explained the impact of Sourcing spend in Vallourec’s competitiveness and the main role that should play the suppliers.
Olivier Mallet, Managing Board Member and Chief Financial Officer, gave an overview of the Group situation and reinforce the importance of creating strong relationship with our suppliers.

Sponsored by Jean-Yves Le Cuziat, Strategic Marketing and Sourcing Vice President, the Supplier’s Day was also the opportunity for our Management team to share with our main suppliers their vision for Vallourec’s partners.