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“We have deployed technology-enabled solutions at every stage of the procurement value stream, with the objective to reduce redundancies, and automate and streamline processes” — Nirav Mehta, Vice President of Global Procurement at Edgewell Personal Care (EPC)

“We like to call ourselves a small big company. It also describes our culture and our entrepreneurial mindset to a great extent. Like a startup, perhaps, but with the resources of a large organization,” he says wistfully. “We are not so big that the bureaucracy and politics of decision making, or lack of empowerment can stifle our growth and innovation. I believe this is a great asset that we have, and we try to leverage it. Our company’s motto, in simple words, is ‘challenge to win’. We consider ourselves challengers to our competitors in the industry.” Technology continues to accelerate

strong fundamentals in place for the

the transformation of every industry,

business to succeed long-term, including

and the consumer-packaged goods

strong personal care brands under its

(CPG) and personal care sector is no

umbrella, Mehta is enthusiastic about

exception. Whether it is e-commerce

the role procurement and supply chain

or direct-to-consumer type business

is playing in its transformation.

models. EPC was previously geared

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