Top 100 Women 2024: Lorie Meola, IBM – No. 10

Procurement Magazine’s Top 100 Women in Procurement honours IBM’s Lorie Meola at Number 10 for 2024

Paving the way for future generations, these women in procurement are leading the charge when it comes to investment, innovation, and capitalising on strategic opportunities within the industry as well as their efforts to support not only other women in the industry but other underrepresented groups too. 

  • Industry - IT Services and IT Consulting
  • Revenue - US$62bn
  • Employees - 250,000
  • HQ Location - Armonk, New York, United States
  • CEO - Arvind Krishna

Lorie Meola

Lorie Meola, Chief Procurement Officer, IBM

Starting her career as a Teacher of Mathematics and Computing, Lorie Meola shifted her career in 2004 to procurement as Director of IT Procurement and Asset Management at ADP. Having since then worked for AIG, First Data Corporation, and Fiserv in the procurement function, Meola is now the Chief Procurement Officer of IBM.

There has never been a more exciting time to be a procurement professional; the productivity and insights unleashed by AI augmenting human ingenuity are transforming and elevating our roles Lorie Meola, Chief Procurement Officer, IBM

Congratulations to all those on the Top 100 Women in Procurement list who have been recognised. All truly deserve their place in recognition of the amazing work they are doing to not only drive the industry forward but to pave the way for future generations.

To find out who else is featured in this year’s Top 100 Women in Procurement, click here.

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