Expert in digitalisation and public procurement for Ekan Management
Ekan Management strengthens and broadens the competence base through the recruitment of Maria Lilja to our Stockholm office. Maria is a business economist and has more than ten years of experience in strategic purchasing, public procurement and development of purchasing operations in leading roles. Maria has a strong commitment to issues related to the development of public business and comes closest procurement Agency where she worked with digitalization issues (e-procurement and e-commerce).
Maria is an experienced project manager with many years of experience in managing and managing complex projects and programs, in both the public and private sectors. Maria has worked with business development in public operations, including as project manager for the widespread introduction of e-commerce in Stockholm City and as project manager for the introduction of joint service for financial administration, including that in Stockholm City. Maria also has five years of experience as a management consultant at Accenture Sweden with assignments in the private sector.
About her new workplace and context, Maria says:
- I really look forward to contributing in Ekan Management's already strong public business team and continuing the dialogue on purchasing and digitization with our customers. A strategically focused and efficient purchasing function is a way for the public sector to release resources to meet its future challenges. Digitalization is a megatrend in society today that brings with it many new opportunities, not least in the purchasing area.
Petter Spanne, Head of Business Area Public Operations at Ekan Management, describes the recruitment as a very important strategic competence addition to both the company and the Stockholm office. Petter goes on to say:
- Today we have a great demand from our clients for experienced management consultants who can support management and the organization in important change processes. We are convinced that Maria's broad background will further strengthen the offering to our public customers. We warmly welcome Maria to us.