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Ed Cross

Ed founded Odesma in 2014 with the explicit intent of creating a new kind of procurement consultancy founded entirely on cloud principles. Deploying best-of-breed subject matter experts alongside the best on demand technology to deliver rapid and effective change for customers.

Ed is an executive-level business leader who previously ran the global procurement and HR outsourcing businesses for Xchanging plc.

He has over 30 years global professional services experience with extensive consulting, outsourcing and functional experience in procurement, supply chain and change management. He previously worked for amongst others PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and started in a line procurement role with ICL.


Change, procurement, challenges and Ironman Triathlon



Something no one knows about me

My original passion was Paleontology

Best piece of advice I have ever been given

Be yourself

Person I would most like to meet

Robert Plant (musician, vocalist)

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