Michael Wooten Confirmed As Top Procurement Administrator

August 12, 2019

Michael Wooten has been newly confirmed administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy. His agenda includes innovation, cost efficiency, cybersecurity protections, small business partnerships and category management. He has pledged to be a strong supporter of President Trump’s management agenda.

Mr. Wooten is the first confirmed head of OFPP since 2016.

During his confirmation hearing, Mr. Wooten stated:

“Innovation and cost efficiency are the two most critical procurement concerns for the success and duration of the federal acquisition system.”

According to an article on govexec.com, he wants agencies to share market intelligence, leverage buying power and use expertise from across the government for common spending.

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