SPEAKERS

SAMPLE OF KEYNOTE SPEAKERS AND THEIR CASE STUDIES

Victor Scarante

Head of Global Procurement Excellence

Grünenthal

CASE STUDY

The Digitalisation of Procurement Processes: New Channels for Achieving Goals

Digital technology must follow first strategic needs and second a well-designed process

  • Procurement digital landscape
  • Systems Architecture – Digital backbone and best of breed
  • Technology for value – ESG, resilience, performance, analytics

Maarten Van Helvoort

Procurement Director Europe & Africa Middle East

Corteva

CASE STUDY

Top Priorities for Sourcing and Procurement Leaders

As procurement raises its profile to join the C-Suite in more industries, leaders must get ahead of the expectation curve that is a result. Procurement professionals must focus on delivering top-line growth while continuing to drive value and manage costs. Our people will help shape the future which has a greater focus on market knowledge, sustainability, diversity, risk management, innovation, and collaboration, and it makes full use of technology.

  • Laser focus on delivering value to the final customer vs. only internal stakeholders
  • Be the organization that gets things done
  • Leverage Digital
  • Deliver informative shopping and browsing to satisfy business needs
  • Integrate and promote diverse sustainable supply options
  • Nudge to select low-cost / low-carbon delivery, packaging, and recyclable options
  • Create Information vs Data
  • Champion the use of SRM to select and grow with innovative partners

Jeremy Fry

Project Leader – Excellence Center

Solvay

CASE STUDY

Fighting Inflation with Demand Management: Indirect Spend Use Cases

While it is relatively easy to explain Demand Management within the framework of a company’s supply chain, it is not easy to implement it in practice, given the many complexities involved: a few case studies on indirect spending.

John Wenz

Vice President Operational Excellence, EMEA

Eisai

CASE STUDY

Implementing Digital Procurement and Managing Risk to the Business via Supplier On-Boarding

Provide an insight into the benefits and challenges faced in implementing a regional digital procurement tool within a global organisation. How to manage supplier risk as part of the on-boarding process for a mature supplier base
• The reasoning behind deciding on implementing a regional digital procurement tool
• Return On Investment of a digital procurement tool
• Considerations and learnings for Regional/ Global digital procurement tool implementation
• Overcoming the challenges of implementing supplier on-boarding/risk assessments with a mature supplier base to manage risk for the business