Tomorrow Street’s Arch Summit 2019 hosted the 2018/19 Vodafone Supplier Awards in Luxembourg last night, in what is becoming a customary part of the annual event aimed around bridging the gap between corporations and startups.

The awards were once agin led by Vodafone’s Group Procurement Director (and Vodafone Procurement Company, VPC CEO) Ninian Wilson, at the evening event of day one of the 3-4 April 2019 summit.

Vodafone Supplier Awards 2018/19 winners

This year’s awards were very explicitly tied in with Vodafone’s supplier Net Promoter Score (NPS) measurements.

The nominees and winners across the seven categories were:

Health and Safety

  • SIAE Microelettronica
  • Kathrein
  • Ericsson – WINNER

Sustainable Supply Chain

  • Accenture
  • IBMWINNER (joint)
  • TCL Communication WINNER (joint)

Outstanding Quality and Delivery (OneSCM)

  • Arval (highly commended partner)
  • Comdata
  • NetScout – WINNER

Ninian Wilson, Vodafone Group Procurement Director

Outstanding Quality and Delivery (Products & Services)

  • G&D Mobile Security
  • Gemalto
  • HMD (supplier of Nokia-branded phones) – WINNER 

Outstanding Contribution to CXX

  • G&D Mobile Security
  • Huawei – WINNER
  • Infinera

Best Global Account Team (highest NPS score)

  • Ericsson
  • Google Cloud WINNER
  • Nokia

Supplier of Year 2019

  • Ericsson WINNER
  • Arval (Recognised supplier)
  • Kathrein (Recognised supplier)
  • Sercomm

More exclusive, in-depth Vodafonewatch coverage of the Arch Summit will follow in the next issue of Vodafonewatch.

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