Chief Procurement Officer | BT Group
Cyril Pourrat joined BT Group Procurement in October 2019 and established BT Sourced, a standalone procurement company, drawing on the best technology and people to speed up and simplify the way BT Sourced manages BT’s third party spend worldwide. He created the Digital Garage, rapidly digitizing BT’s procurement organisation to implement best of breed technologies, and working collaboratively with UK start-ups to co-develop products that help them leapfrog the competition. Prior to being part of BT, he was Chief Procurement Officer respectively at Sprint (US) and Saudi Telecom (STC). Before joining STC, he gathered 15 years’ experience in Europe’s telecom industry, lastly serving as Senior Vice President of Procurement Excellence at BuyIn, (the procurement joint-venture of Deutsche Telekom and Orange) and also held senior leadership positions with Orange in France and UK.