Alan Cohen Payables and Working Capital Business Development and Strategy, SAP-Ariba
Alan Cohen brings more than 20 years of payables and working capital experience as a practitioner, consultant, and banker. In his current role, he leads the payables and working capital business development and strategy within SAP-Ariba.
Previously, at Coca-Cola Enterprises, Alan led a Procure-to-Pay transformation that encompassed sourcing, procurement, and payables automation, and the company became one of the first in industry, to benefit from optimizing payables and dynamic discounting.
While with JPMorgan, Alan helped companies in many industries outline their strategies, governance models, and implementation / value creation plans to benefit from payables automation and optimize payables working capital.
Alan earned a supply chain management degree from Arizona State University.
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