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Steve Jackson Joins GSA Council for 2017


We are pleased to announce that Steve Jackson | Group COO & Chairman | Xoomworks Ltd has been elected as a GSA Council member for 2017 as Digital Transformation Jedi – responsible for reviewing digital transformations and how to transform from legacy, to help members develop a customer-first digital strategy.

The GSA Council is comprised of senior industry experts covering the full spectrum of the sourcing industry who have been duly elected by the membership to steer and shape the strategic focus of the sourcing industry.

This year’s Council has been restructured to mirror the GSA’s ‘Transformational Roadmap to Global Sourcing Excellence’, a programme carefully designed to help GSA members make sense of the rapid and disruptive changes impacting the industry.

As well as the role of Digital Transformation Jedi the GSA sees the advent of more new Council positions to include:

  • Automation Champions – responsible for driving understanding of the practical application of automation
  • Social Inclusion Champion – responsible for collaborating on the development of the GSA’s social inclusion charter and encouraging more CSR
  • New Technologies Explorer – responsible for working on the FinTech to Fabtech discoveries and Club
  • Women in Sourcing Lead – responsible for attracting and growing female talent within the industry and to support the GSA’s mentoring programme.

About the GSA
The Global Sourcing Association (GSA) is the industry association and professional body for the global sourcing industry, and home of the Global Sourcing Standard. Its overriding objective is the ongoing development and dissemination of the Standard and supporting a portfolio of qualifications to improve the benefits from, positive reputation and therefore the size of the global sourcing industry.

The GSA also serves to share best practice, trends and connections across the globe, and to bring the global community together in a wholly interactive manner for the first time. The Global Sourcing Association UK, also known as GSA-UK, was formerly known as the National Outsourcing Association in the UK.

If you would like more information or would like to become a member of the GSA, please go to


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