Leadership Profile: Sanet Jacobs of Lonmin Group

This month SmartProcurement profiles Sanet Jacobs of Lonmin Platimun.

Full name:  Sanet Jacobs
Position:  Senior Supply Chain Manager – Procurement & Warehousing
Your organisations’ procurement spend:  R7 billion p.a.
Who does P & SM report to:  VP SBS & President of Lonmin
Private sector OR Public sector:  Private Sector
Core business activity of the enterprise:  Mining

Number of people in your P & SM organisation:  220
Management motto:  “To be the best”
Membership of professional bodies:  AMFAM, CIMA, PSC
What is your vision for P & SM:  To be the benchmark
Personal best achievement:  Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt; Successful integration of Six Sigma and supply chain methodologies, & Invited as a speaker for an international transactional and service conference about our success
Most important commodities:  All are equally important
The person that has had the biggest influence on your life:  Stephen Covey

The person that has had the biggest influence on your career:  Gustav Griessel
Person you would most like to meet:  Sir Richard Branson
Businessperson who has impressed you most:  Mahomed Seedat

Your favorite South African organisation:  Sasol Synthetic Fuels
Your favorite global organisation:  Walt Disney
Your philosophy about life:  “To deliver and have fun while delivering”
Favourite reading:  Wide spectrum
Favourite music:  80’s Music
Favourite sport:  Rugby
Favourite website:  News 24
Hobbies:  Sports & sport!
Car:  Volkswagen Golf
Married:  Yes
Children:  None

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