In 2017, an assignment in procurement and supply chain management to support a massive transformation program at VEON in Amsterdam-Zuid, the Netherlands (former Vimpelcom) has been executed . VEON is active in over 12 countries amongst others Russia, Ukraine, Pakistan, Italy and London. As part of the Group Supply Chain Leadership team and the Central Procurement Organisation at VEON a number of cost reduction- and working capital reduction initiatives (USD 100 million) have been started and supported in order to achieve the mission of VEON to move from telecommunication towards a digital technology company (from telco to tech). In this transformation, key initiatives like SCM Control Towers, Selection of 3PL-s, Category Management, Procure-2-Pay implementation as well as the preparation of the latest Oracle Cloud Solutions ERP Suite have been executed. New organisational structure through regions in the procurement department for supply chain solutions have been installed and an overall cost savings of 20% have been identified. Overall revenue growth of 12% and EBITDA improvement of 17% has been realized.