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“Lehman Brothers believes that attracting and retaining the best suppliers from the widest pool of talent is a key driver for future business success” “We need to make sure we understand our own supply base, then give diverse businesses the opportunity to pitch for contracts at the tender stage - with a view to awarding contracts. Only then can we get a feel of which companies can really supply. Finally, we can then look to set goals for ourselves, making goals around actual spend.” “I genuinely feel we can make a difference to how supplier diversity is positioned in the UK and personally I am very positive about it,” Mr Kemp said. For further information Lehman Brothers - www.lehman.com EuropeanSupplierDiversity@lehman.com Lehman Brothers Photo: HannaH Edy Supplier Diversity Champion Sam Kemp