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February 19, 2014

Laussade serving as interim director of procurement services

Denise Laussade, director of treasury operations, has agreed to serve as interim director of procurement services. This change was effective Feb. 5.

Laussade assumes responsibility for Procurement Services from Philip O'Keeffe, who recently left the University. She played a leadership role in procurement activities related to "Sustaining New Synergies" and previously served as the interim director for procurement services in 2011.

Laussade has been the director of treasury operations since 2006. In her interim role, she will be responsible for working with the Procurement Services leadership team in managing the overall operations of Procurement Services from sourcing to settlement, which includes strategic sourcing, accounts payable and travel, purchasing operations and business process support.