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Archive for April, 2014

UPMC’s CFO Challenges Corporate Pittsburgh to Commit to Supplier Diversity

At a first-of-its-kind networking event for UPMC’s diverse suppliers on March 20, UPMC Chief Financial Officer Rob DeMichiei  issued a bold challenge to the dozens of supporting corporations that attended.
 
First and foremost, he urged them to do business with the minority, women-owned and veteran-owned suppliers that had been invited to the “Collaboration for Growth” at the Double Tree Hotel, Downtown. The group of nearly 100 suppliers already have been “battle-tested” at UPMC and proven that they can meet the toughest cost and quality standards, he noted.

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