I am humbled and honored to receive the FCIPS designation, said Grimm, it affords me an important platform by which to continue to advocate for and elevate the profession and the professionals who tirelessly work for the betterment of their agencies.
Herndon, Virginia (PRWEB) May 20, 2015
NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement Chief Executive Officer, Rick Grimm awarded Fellowship by the UK-based Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).
CIPS Fellowship is a globally recognized mark of professional standing and an accolade to the contributions and achievements Grimm has made to the procurement and supply profession. As an FCIPS, Grimm is in a unique position to inspire others, raise the public profile of the profession globally and play a major role in setting the strategy for the future of procurement and supply.
“I am humbled and honored to receive the FCIPS designation,” said Grimm. “It affords me an important platform by which to continue to advocate for and elevate the profession and the professionals who tirelessly work for the betterment of their agencies.”
Rick Grimm FCIPS, CPPO, CPPB is NIGP’s Fifth Executive Vice President/CEO. He holds a Business Administration Bachelor’s Degree (University of Miami) and a Public Administration Master’s Degree (Florida International University). Grimm worked for 23 years in county government and public school districts, with 12+ years in public procurement management before joining NIGP.
NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement
Since 1944, the Institute has been developing, supporting and promoting the public procurement profession through premier educational and research programs, professional support, technical services and advocacy initiatives that benefit members and constituents. With over 15,000 professionals from more than 3,000 local, state, provincial and federal government contracting agencies across the United States, Canada and countries outside of North America, NIGP is international in its reach.
The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply
CIPS is an organization incorporated under Royal Charter. CIPS exists to promote and develop high standards of professional skill, ability and integrity among all those engaged in purchasing and supply chain management. CIPS assists individuals, organizations and the profession as a whole.