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The International Institute for Procurement and Market Research (IIPMR) was found by Mr. Sunil Ashwin Roy in the year 2008. Having worked for MNCs like HCL and Beroe Inc which is a US based market intelligence firm, Sunil has over 10+ years and over 21,000 man hours of real time industry experience. During his stint at Beroe Inc, He has had the opportunity to work with several fortune 100 MNCs on project implementation and has travelled across several continents including countries such as USA, Argentina, France, Italy, Turkey, Dubai, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and China. He has handled business research, market research, strategic sourcing, supply chain consulting, procurement intelligence, analytics, price forecasting, supply chain risk, low cost country sourcing and client account management.

He has held several positions such as Research Manager, Head of low cost country sourcing and Client Account Management wherein multiple teams comprising of 30-50 Research analysts were reporting to him. In terms of industry verticals, He has worked on projects in Health care, Pharmaceuticals, Specialty Chemicals, Paper & Paperboard, IT, Electronics and FMCG. Sunil has the prestigious distinction of successfully completing the Executive Program in Supply Chain Management from IIM Calcutta with excellent grade in Supply Chain Management and E-Sourcing and is also a graduate in B.E (EEE) from Anna University.

During the course of his work, He realized the need for a state of the art international online platform which offers all the required facilities that procurement managers and suppliers would need to conduct seamless and effective transactions that is beneficial to both parties. Today IIPMR offers facilities such as Price index of commodities, Reverse auctions, Request for Quotations (RFQs), Special offers from suppliers, Market Research reports, Trade Regulation reports, Weather forecast, Currency Forecast, Logistics report, Price forecast and real time news pertaining to specific industries. In less than 3 years time, IIPMR now has members from 54 countries across the world that belongs to small and large MNCs.

Dr. Njamen Njanke Albert has 15 years of work experience in Supply Chain Management and currently serves as the Head of IIPMR - Cameroon. He is responsible for Strategy and Operations for IIPMR's initiatives in Cameroon. Prior to this, Dr.Albert has consulted for various companies in Cameroon and is a well renowned Leader within the Supply Chain Community in Cameroon. Dr.Albert has completd Ph.d from Universite Internationale Dakar Senegal. His expertise is in Logistics, Procurement, Distribution and Risk Management. He teaches Supply Chain at various public and private Universities in Cameroon.