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UPPCC Announces New Recipients of the CPPO and CPPB


Lexington, KY – January 6, 2020 - The Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) is pleased to announce and congratulate the 173 individuals who have successfully completed the fall 2019 UPPCC certification examinations.  

The highly coveted Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) and Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) credentials, are recognized throughout the public procurement profession and demonstrate an individual's comprehensive mastery of public procurement. The CPPO and CPPB are widely recognized as the industry standard. 

Of the newly certified individuals, 129 earned the CPPB certification and 44 earned the CPPO certification. This newest class of professionals brings the total number of certified CPPBs and CPPOs to 10,763 and 2,883. View the complete list of all newly certified individuals from the October 2019 exams. UPPCC encourages all the newly certified and actively certified to share their achievement online by accepting their CPPO and/or CPPB digital badge ( 

UPPCC is currently accepting online application submissions for the May 4 -16, 2020 testing window. Visit UPPCC’s web site ( for upcoming deadlines and registration information. 

Stay current! Be sure to update your MyUPPCC ( contact information to ensure that you receive all news and updates regarding your certification from UPPCC. And, even if you are not certified, but considering it, set up a new MyUPPCC ( account, so that you can receive all information and updates regarding certification! 

About the UPPCC 

The Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) is an independent entity formed to govern and administer the Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) and Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) certification programs. The CPPO and CPPB programs are highly regarded and respected among procurement professionals and employers involved in the public sector. To date, the UPPCC has certified well over 13,000 professionals primarily within the US and Canada as well as in other nations around the globe.  



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