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About Alan Cohen

Alan Cohen is VP Payments & Financing Strategy, SAP Ariba. Alan has over 20 years of payments and working capital experience as a practitioner, consultant, and banker. In his current role, he leads the payments and financing strategy for SAP Ariba to help clients achieve improved business outcomes. Previously, at Coca-Cola Enterprises, Alan led the procure-to-pay transformation that encompassed sourcing, procurement, and payables automation, and the company became one of the first to benefit from dynamic discounting. Alan holds a supply chain management degree from Arizona State University. In 2015, he was part of a team that won SAP’s Hasso Plattner Founders Award for an innovative approach to B2B payments. Alan lives in Atlanta with his wife and 2 daughters. He has served on the board of the Weinstein School since 2007 and actively participates in 2nd Helpings, a nonprofit to rescue and deliver surplus food.

The Insider’s Guide To Improving Payments And Cash Flow, Part 1

20-Jul-2017 | Alan Cohen

Part 1 of a 12-part series. Read our introductory blog. The first topic we will address in this 12-part series is the importance of organizational will and alignment. Whether you are just starting

Introducing The Insider’s Guide To Improving Payments And Cash Flow

6-Jul-2017 | Alan Cohen

This is the introductory blog in our expert series, explaining why you should act now to improve your payments and cash flow. Lack of defined goals, organizational will, and alignment across stakeh