Alisa Bornstein is a noted senior figure in the world of procurement. In her role as CPO, Bornstein leads Visa Europe’s sourcing, overseeing the company’s end-to-end strategic and operational procurement. Partnering with global teams, Bornstein supports business cost and revenue objectives across its European clusters and markets.
Bornstein is also focused on ESG in the supply chain as part of the company’s multi-year procurement transformation programme.
Her career began in in Ericsson’s repair centre 30 years ago. Within eight years, Bornstein worked her way up to Global Indirect Sourcing Lead of Ericsson Group Sourcing.
Upon leaving Ericsson, Bornstein became a Partner at Travelogica Consulting, where she remained for two years, before taking on the role of Head of Procurement at BT Benelux (Nordic & Baltic).
In the past 10 years, Bornstein has held several executive positions in procurement, for companies including Telia, Millicom (Tigo), IHS Towers, and Arm. It was after this that Bornstein assumed the role that she holds today at Visa Europe.
Who is Visa Europe?
Founded in 1958, Visa is a world leader in digital payments and facilitating transactions between consumers, merchants, financial institutions, and governments. Its mission is to "connect the world via innovative, convenient, reliable, and secure payment networks."
Visa states on its website: “We have a simple and unwavering vision that can be traced back to our beginnings in 1958: To be the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone, everywhere. We know that every Visa transaction is a promise. We want to provide the most secure and seamless payment experience possible.”
About Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE
Following a successful show in 2021 Sister publications Procurement Magazine and Supply Chain Digital are heading back to London's Tobacco Dock to host Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE: The Risk & Resilience Conference. The two-day hybrid event will be held on the 27th and 28th of April 2022, in-person and broadcast live via our fully interactive virtual platform.
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Across these two unmissable days, the agenda will include seven core themes:
- Supply Chain Risk & Resilience
- Digital Procurement
- Supply Chain Sustainability
- The Global Logistic Forum
- Supplier & Contract Management
- Digital Ecosystems
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