Over the years I was happy and priviliged to receive the following important professional awards:

Royal Award 2018

On November 30th, 2018 at my farewell symposium and speech at Eindhoven University of Technology, I was pleasantly surprised to receive a royal decoration from the major of my city Stichtse Vecht to recognize me for my contributions to the (inter)national practitioner and academic communities in purchasing and supply management. I was nominated as Officer in the Order of Oranje Nassau, which was a great way to end my university career.

Professional Awards

Nevi Honorary Member 2018

On October 9th, 2018 NEVI’s Board of Management awarded the NEVI Honorary Membership to prof dr Arjan van Weele for his outstanding contribution to the purchasing and supply management profession and community in The Netherlands and abroad.

IPSERA Lifetime Achievement Award

The Award states: ‘In sincere appreciation for the extraordinary contribution to the advancement of Purchasing and Supply Management as an academic discipline’.

NIMA 2010
NIMA Prisen from NIMA

(Norwegian Purchasing Association) for outstanding contribution to the field.

IFPMM 2003
Hans Ovelgonne Award

International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management, for outstanding contribution to the profession.

Best Paper Awards

Best academic paper

Sumo, R., Van der Valk, W. , Van Weele, A.J. and Bode, Chr. (2014), Fostering Incremental and Radical Innovation through Performance Based Contracting in Inter-Organizational Relationships, IPSERA Conference, working paper, University of South Africa, Pretoria, 16-18th April, 19 pp.

Best academic paper for business practitioners

Boudewijn A. Driedonks, Josette M.P. Gevers,Mariann Jelinek, Arjan J. van Weele, ‘Management’s blind spot: Effects of team performance and teamwork behavior on perceived functional diversity appropriateness’, In: Rozemeijer, F. (Ed), Vision 20/20 – Preparing Today for Tomorrow’s Challenges, 20th IPSERA Conference, Proceedings, Maastricht, 11-13th April 2011, pp. 111-135.

Best academic paper for business practitioners

Prize winning paper IPSERA Conference: ‘Best academic paper for business practitioners’. Kibbeling, M.I, Van der Bij, H., Van Weele, A.J. en Di Benedetto, A.C, ‘CSR orientation as a guiding principle for innovativeness: a supply chain perspective’, 19th IPSERA Conference, Lappeenranta, Finland, 17-19th May, 2010, Conference Proceedings, pp.250-269.

Educational Awards

EIPM 2003

‘Best Professor of the Year’ by the students of the International Purchasing and Supply Management MBA-program, European Institute for Purchasing Management (EIPM),Geneva.

Best Teacher Award

Faculty Technology Management, Eindhoven University of Technology (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006).

Plumes des Achats 2023 for 8th ed Procurement and Suply Chain Management

Our latest ed Procurement and Supply Chain Management won the prestigious Plumes des Achats Award of France, awarded by CDAF ad other professional procurement associations. We are very gracious for this acknowledgement in this great country!

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