Tania Perich Iglesias, Director of ChileCompra, Chile
Ms. Tania Perich Iglesias is qualified as a Civil Engineer from the University of Chile, holds a Diploma in Marketing from the Adolfo Ibáñez University and is certified as Director by the Institute of Directors of London. Since October 2019, she has been ChileCompra´s national director, the agency responsible for the administration of Chile’s purchasing information system, www.mercadopublico.cl, through which more than 15 billion dollars annually are traded for purchases made by 850 public organizations and more than 100,000 trading suppliers.
During this period, Tania Perich has led the process of modernization of public procurement with emphasis on the opening of data for better completeness and greater understanding, promoting efficiency in contracting through new purchasing tools such as Compra Ágil, preferably aimed at micro and small businesses. Likewise, it has generated changes from the innovation and digital transformation of the platform with improvements in the Registry of Suppliers, Contract Management, Interoperability of systems with other State agencies, allowing to streamline and simplify processes, particularly access to information and payment management and a new model of framework agreement.
From the private sector, she served as Country Manager for Chile and later as Regional Vice President of SAP Ariba, a world leader in Digital Transformation and Technological Innovation, developing strategies and methodologies for the implementation of B2B e-commerce platforms.
She has also implemented strategies for the Management of Suppliers, Analysis and Administration of Expenditure and Strategic Planning in Supply Chain , among other instances within her more than 30 years of experience in industries such as Construction, Banking, Mining and Technology in the national and international market.