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Supplier events winners 2017

Suppliers events and news

Meet the 2017 Barclays Supplier Award winners.

On Thursday 4 May, the fourth annual Barclays Supplier Awards ceremony was held in One Churchill Place, London to recognise those suppliers who have partnered with Barclays to deliver excellence and innovative solutions for our clients and customers.

The event was sponsored by Al Williams, Chief Procurement Officer. During the event, Al shared insights on the Procurement strategy and work currently underway to simplify the supplier management process.

Al commented; “One of my strategic priorities is to make Procurement a preferred destination for colleagues, stakeholders and suppliers, and recognising high performing suppliers is right in the middle of what we are here to celebrate today”.

The award categories, winners and finalists

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  • Supplier of the Year

    Supplier of the year

    A supplier that exemplifies the Barclays Values and has consistently provided an excellent service as well as innovative solutions over a number of years.

    Presented by Richard Taylor
    Chairman, Global Corporate & Investment Banking

    Winner

    Hometrack, for its delivery of an automated valuations platform for mortgage lending that allowed mortgage cases to receive valuation within approximately five seconds vs. two days.

    Other finalists:

    • TSYS
    • Wipro
  • Innovation of the Year

    Innovation of the Year

    A specific supplier-led initiative delivered in 2016 that transformed a product or platform to deliver a strategic advantage for Barclays.

    Presented by Mark Ashton-Rigby
    Group Chief Information Officer

    Winner

    Watermelon for developing Barclays’ first, enterprise-wide, customer experience research platform featuring automated dashboards that allow for improvements to be immediately implemented by front-line colleagues.

    Other finalists:

    • Gemalto
    • Wave
  • Customer Experience Initiative of the Year

    Customer Experience Initiative of the Year

    A supplier-led initiative delivered in 2016 that has significantly improved the experience of Barclays’ customers or clients.

    Presented by Steven Cooper
    Chief Executive Officer, Barclaycard Business Solutions

    Winner

    SPB for its introduction of a Buy Back Guarantee service, a unique Barclaycard offering, allowing customers to sell previously purchased products back at a guaranteed 50% of original purchase price.

    Other finalists:

    • Intelenet Global Services
    • Ten Concierge
  • Citizenship Initiative of the Year

    Citizenship Initiative of the Year

    A supplier-led initiative delivered in 2016 that has supported the Barclays Shared Growth ambition by meeting a societal or environmental need in a commercially viable way.

    Presented by Jon Whitehouse
    Group Head of Government Relations and Acting Head of Citizenship and Reputation

    Winner

    AbilityNet for its research, design, development and co-location approach that have helped Barclaycard distinguish its disability-friendly mobile applications using front-end design, not bolt-on afterthought, functionality.

    Other finalists:

    • AT TOKYO
    • GibbsS3
  • Diverse Supplier of the Year

    Diverse Supplier of the Year

    A diverse supplier (small/medium business or women, minority, LGBT, persons with disabilities, veteran business) that has delivered a breakthrough solution or service excellence in 2016.

    Presented by Kathryn McLeland
    Head of Investor Relations

    Winner

    90 Seconds for its cost-effective, digital video, global production platform that allows filming by local freelancers and editing through a centralised workflow management platform.

    Other finalists:

    • activplay limited
    • UKPR

Previous event winners

Barclays Supplier Awards 2015-16

Barclays will host our third annual Supplier Awards ceremony in April 2016 to recognise those partners that stand out from the crowd and help us to be a true leader and innovator in financial services.

Suppliers can be nominated by Barclays employees across five different award categories:

  • Supplier of the Year – A supplier that exemplifies the Barclays Values and has consistently provided service excellence as well as innovative solutions that deliver sustainable benefits
  • Citizenship Initiative of the Year – A specific supplier-led initiative delivered in 2015 that has helped banking become more inclusive, reflecting the diversity of the communities in which Barclays operates or has had a positive social or environmental impact
  • Diverse Supplier of the Year – A diverse company* that has delivered a breakthrough solution or service excellence in 2015
  • Transform Initiative of the Year – A specific supplier-led initiative delivered in 2015 that transformed a product or platform into one that builds strategic advantage for Barclays by delivering revenue enhancement, cost reduction and/or process innovation
  • Customer Experience Initiative of the Year – A specific supplier-led initiative delivered in 2015 that has significantly improved the experience for Barclays’ customers or clients

The nominations process will close on Friday, 22 January. Three finalists will then be chosen for each award and will be invited to attend the ceremony in London.

More information

If you require further information on Sourcing at Barclays please submit your request via the following email address and we will endeavour to reply to your query.

Email: Barclays Global Sourcing and Supplier Management