Procurecon 2019

15 - 17 October, 2019

Hesperia Barcelona Tower Barcelona

44 (0) 207 368 9465

Agenda Day One - Tuesday 9th October 2018

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration and welcome coffee

Rethinking your Procurement Strategy

8:45 am - 8:50 am Opening remarks – Letitia Thomas, Programme Director, WBR

8:50 am - 9:00 am Chair’s opening address and networking activity

Cath Hill - Group Director CIPS
Cath is a member of the CIPS Group leadership team and is responsible for a global portfolio that encompasses CIPS’ external facing activity including Marketing and Communications; PR and Representation; Publications and Events, under the CIPS and Supply management brands; and the development of CIPS’ wider communities. She has worked in marketing and general management in a number of sectors including financial services and retail. More recently she was responsible for integrated insurance marketing strategies for the likes of M&S, HSBC and RAC. Cath regularly chairs and presents at CIPS events and other conferences, and is a spokesperson for CIPS on topics such as the role procurement has to play in eradicating modern slavery and the need for the profession to raise its game and raise its voice.
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Cath Hill

Group Director
CIPS

9:00 am - 9:20 am INSPIRATIONAL ADDRESS How to develop a digital and cultural transformation strategy to inspire your leaders and employees to become a fully digitalised procurement team of the future

Thierry Larroque - VP Procurement Digital Transformation Airbus
·         How to make the business case for the value-add of procurement in your organisation
·         What are the most successful strategies to gain the buy-in of your senior management to procurement transformation projects?
·         How can you develop the position of procurement in order to become a valued business partner rather than just a cost-cutting department?
·         What I look for: how to demonstrate the ROI on an expanded procurement function that can add more value to the organisation 

Thierry leads the Procurement Digital Transformation Department and Supply Chain, Logistics & Digital Sourcing projects within Airbus that will deliver significant improvement in the performance of the operational strategy of the department.
Thierry has the ability to identify, develop and execute major change initiatives while securing level of service and operations continuity and has a passion for leadership and driving direction.
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Thierry Larroque

VP Procurement Digital Transformation
Airbus

9:20 am - 9:40 am TRANSFORMATION: How to bring together your procurement and supply chain teams to create better control, cost ownership and collaboration

Benedict Lannoye - CPO Bombardier
·         How does transformation really work?
·         How can you successfully make and implement a transformation strategy?
·         How can you influence your business lines to drive transformation and improvement?
How do you maintain your transformation project?


Benedict started his professional career in 1989 at Bombardier Transportation in the site of Bruges.
Benedict has been able to grow his experience and capability in procurement and supply chain through different roles and locations in site procurement, strategic sourcing, procurement processes and tools, regional operational procurement, after market procurement and supply chain.
Finally, since 2016 he has had the responsibility of CPO for Bombardier Transportation procurement and supply chain and will be a CIPS judge for the awards as well as sharing his Transformation story. 



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Benedict Lannoye

CPO
Bombardier

9:40 am - 10:00 am Rebuilding for the future: How to restructure your procurement function to enhance creativity, fight challenges and shape your digital team of tomorrow

10:00 am - 10:20 am PRESENTATION How can you identify new digitalisation initiatives to make your supply chain and procurement operations more efficient and effective?


10:20 am - 11:00 am Networking Break

Embracing the Future of Disruptive Technology

·          How can you build knowledge among your stakeholders and suppliers to be able to use new digital systems effectively?
·         How can you overcome objections to a changing process from stakeholders?
·         What are the best strategies to ensure compliance with new systems in order to ensure you have oversight of all transactions?
·         How can you support your suppliers when moving to a new process or eProcurement platform?
 
Chair Cath Hill, Group Director, CIPS 
Cath is a member of the CIPS Group leadership team and is responsible for a global portfolio that encompasses CIPS’ external facing activity including Marketing and Communications; PR and Representation; Publications and Events, under the CIPS and Supply management brands; and the development of CIPS’ wider communities. She has worked in marketing and general management in a number of sectors including financial services and retail. More recently she was responsible for integrated insurance marketing strategies for the likes of M&S, HSBC and RAC. Cath regularly chairs and presents at CIPS events and other conferences, and is a spokesperson for CIPS on topics such as the role procurement has to play in eradicating modern slavery and the need for the profession to raise its game and raise its voice.
 
Bodo Bokaemper, Director of Procurement, BMW
Bodo has been with BMW in finance, sales, corporate strategy, engineering and procurement positions for the last 12 years. Having spent 9 years in procurement, Bodo is currently responsible for the procurement of electronic devices and control units which is a $1 billion spend and has a global team of 35 heads. Bodo will be sharing his experience on how to increase your purchasing functions product knowledge and position procurement as a sales enhancing team.
 
Zsolt Szeker, Head of Indirect  Solutions Procurement, Nokia
Zsolt heads up indirect procurement globally for Nokia – he is responsible for €4bnindirect material and services spend, as well as the companies indirect Procure to Pay system for 110+ country operations of with a team of c130. Zsolt is also Nokia’s Procurement Integration Leader for the €14bn Alcatel-Lucent acquisition and is responsible for procurement synergy savings, procurement operations integration, transformation and fast and effective ways to maximise synergy savings and organisational effectiveness’.
 
Christophe Villain, Group Head of Procurement Excellence, Nestlé
Christophe has more than 20 years’ experience within blue chip Consumer Packaged Goods and Management Consulting organisations, of which, more than 10 years in senior positions in Operations, Sales, Information Technology and Procurement.
Christophe is currently Head of Procurement Excellence where he has demonstrated particular successes in delivering structural business transformations and in leading digitalisation programs in complex international environments.
 
M. Selim Goksu, Deputy General Manager Central Procurement, Vestel Electronics Co.
M. Selim currently reports to general manager of Vestel Electronics Co., leading central procurement operations with ~$2B purchasing revenue, covering all product lines. Managing a procurement team of 60,he is a strategically driven, dynamic, innovative, transformational leader with 19 years international experience in diverse functions such as R&D Management, Project/Program Management, Procurement and Supply Chain.
His success comes from being a creative ‘Change Agent’ who focuses on the overall business strategy, innovation, and execution required to achieve lasting results. 
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Cath Hill

Group Director
CIPS

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Bodo Bokaemper

Procurement Director
BMW

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Christophe Villain

Head of Procurement Excellence
Nestle

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Selim Goksu

Deputy General Manager Central Purchasing
Vestel

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Xander de Jong

Senior Manager & Head of Procurement Transformation Netherlands
Capgemini

11:40 am - 11:50 am How can you improve tail spend management to free up resources for high-value projects?

Florian Böhme - Director Amazon Business Germany
  • What are the steps you need to take before you can implement a new digital or automated process in your procurement function?
  • How can you best cut down the tasks within your procurement process in order to make it possible to automate?
  • How can you ensure that the technology you are looking to implement will be compatible with your procurement process and how can you adjust this to fit your requirements?
  • What are the best strategies to gain buy in from your team to manage the change in processes  
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Florian Böhme

Director
Amazon Business Germany

11:50 am - 12:10 pm How to transform Procurement whilst transforming your business

Arnaud Morange - CPO Arval (BNP Paribas Group)
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Arnaud Morange

CPO
Arval (BNP Paribas Group)

12:10 pm - 12:15 pm Capgemini’s Digital Procurement Research 2018

Xander de Jong - Senior Manager & Head of Procurement Transformation Netherlands Capgemini
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Xander de Jong

Senior Manager & Head of Procurement Transformation Netherlands
Capgemini

12:15 pm - 12:55 pm Inspirational Guest speaker: Cathy O’Dowd ‘Think like an explorer; The art of doing things that have never been done before’

12:55 pm - 2:05 pm Networking lunch

12:55 pm - 2:05 pm AMAZON MASTERCLASS: How can you implement a dynamic marketplace model in your procurement strategy to increase visibility and efficiency in your organisation?

Christopher Kallscheid - Head of Alliances & Partnerships DACH Amazon

Christopher Kallscheid

Head of Alliances & Partnerships DACH
Amazon

TRACK A – Driving Digital Procurement Operations

2:05 pm - 2:10 pm Opening remarks from the chair

TRACK A – Driving Digital Procurement Operations

2:10 pm - 2:50 pm ALL STAR PANEL How can you engage your internal stakeholders to jointly build your requirements for an eProcurement system and develop a process that has the buy-in of all parties?
  • How can you ensure that internal stakeholders are supportive of a new digital system?
  • What are the best ways to train internal stakeholders in a new process?
  • How can you effectively manage expectations?
  • What steps do you need to take in order to start to implement a new eProcurement system?



Chair: Mildred Matesan, Strategy & Sourcing Development Manager, Ericsson
Ciaran Owens, Head of Global Procurement Excellence, Imperial Tobacco-Ciaran Owens is a member of the Global Procurement senior management team, responsible for the guidance of a global team of 170 procurement professionals. In his capacity of Head of Excellence, he oversees the delivery of three key pillars of strategy development, functional performance & insights, and upweight capability & engagement, as well as, a responsibility to support business transformational initiatives. He joined Imperial in 2013, as part of a greenfield management team with a goal to establish a world class procurement function within 5 years, having previously been involved in procurement excellence and the management of indirect services and direct procurement categories for a global organisation’.
Anton Shibanov, Contract Management Director, MTS
Zsolt Szeker, Head of Indirect Procurement, Nokia
Zsolt heads up indirect procurement globally for Nokia – he is responsible for €4bnindirect material and services spend, as well as the companies indirect Procure to Pay system for 110+ country operations of with a team of c130. Zsolt is also Nokia’s Procurement Integration Leader for the €14bn Alcatel-Lucent acquisition and is responsible for procurement synergy savings, procurement operations integration, transformation and fast and effective ways to maximise synergy savings and organisational effectiveness’.
 
Florian Eineder, Head of Procurement, Erdinger Weißbräu

TRACK A – Driving Digital Procurement Operations

2:50 pm - 3:10 pm How will you enable your team to prepare for the future of procurement?
Future of procurement- digitization, RPA, strategic value, increased automation.  How are you preparing for these changes? If your goal is to continually deliver more strategic value, doing the same things aren’t going to get you there.
In this session we examine the top 4 changes you need to do make today to enable your team to succeed in the future:
 
  • Implement an updated procurement operating model
  • Shift to a strategic category management mindset
  • Drive a culture of urgency, responsiveness, and agile procurement
  • Develop sustainable competencies 

TRACK B – Rethinking Organisational Set-up

2:05 pm - 2:10 pm Opening remarks from the chair

TRACK B – Rethinking Organisational Set-up

2:10 pm - 2:50 pm ALL STAR PANEL How can you implement a training scheme to develop and retain top procurement talent and ensure your procurement function is capable of keeping up with a changing world?
  • What retention schemes have helped to keep top procurement talent?
  • What talent profiles do you need to target in order to build a procurement function that is future-ready?
  • How can you implement development and training that will help your procurement team to prepare for a changing role?
 
Chair: Mark Adams,Former VP Business Transformation and Purchasing, Toyota, Mark W Adams Consulting,

Jim Noone, Global Head of Projects and Development, Procurement, LafargeHolcim 
Aamir Shaukat, CPO, Jacobs Dowue Egberts
Jeroen Wennink, CPO Europe, Capgemini  
Thomas Michaelis, Procurement Group Manager - Consulting, HR and Services, Swarovski

TRACK B – Rethinking Organisational Set-up

2:50 pm - 3:10 pm How can you reach new talent from unconventional backgrounds and employ effective competence models to develop a strong procurement team?
Pavel Pölzer - Chief Procurement Officer Penta Investments
·         What backgrounds do the best procurement professionals come from?
·         How can you implement standard competency models across your procurement function
·         What are the best ways to reach new talent?
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Pavel Pölzer

Chief Procurement Officer
Penta Investments

SYNERGY WORKSHOPS Limited to 30 attendees

2:05 pm - 3:05 pm Improving internal communication: How to showcase your increasingly mature procurement function and improve your status as a valued business partner
Virgine Gauthier-Pavloff - Associate Director Procurement Former - Bristol-Myers Squibb

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Virgine Gauthier-Pavloff

Associate Director Procurement
Former - Bristol-Myers Squibb

CREATIVE BOARDROOMS - Indirect Spend

2:00 pm - 3:10 pm Private Afternoon Tea hosted by Inspirational Speaker Cathy O’Dowd

3:10 pm - 4:00 pm Networking break

3:10 pm - 4:00 pm GEP MASTERCLASS Driving Digital Transformation: Execution excellence though unified data

Rene Petri - Senior Director - Consulting GEP Franck Capron - Director European Category Advisory & eProcurement SME GEP

Rene Petri

Senior Director - Consulting
GEP

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Franck Capron

Director European Category Advisory & eProcurement SME
GEP

TRACK A – Driving Digital Procurement Operations

4:00 pm - 4:40 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE How to review your organisational and digitalised operations to further develop a procurement team of the future
Christophe Villain - Head of Procurement Excellence Nestle
  • What do you need to do before you can implement automation?
  • How can you demonstrate the ROI of an automated system?
  • How is it more cost and time efficient to use automation?
  • What are the activities that can be effectively automated?
 
 
Christophe Villain, Group Head of Procurement Excellence, Nestlé
Christophe has more than 20 years’ experience within blue chip Consumer Packaged Goods and Management Consulting organisations, of which, more than 10 years in senior positions in Operations, Sales, Information Technology and Procurement.
Christophe is currently Head of Procurement Excellence where he has demonstrated particular successes in delivering structural business transformations and in leading digitalisation programs in complex international environments.
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Christophe Villain

Head of Procurement Excellence
Nestle

TRACK A – Driving Digital Procurement Operations

4:40 pm - 5:00 pm CHEP Navigates Transportation Procurement with FMIC
Olga Rissin - Senior Product Manager FMCI Europe & Russia Chainalytics Michael Gierloff - Director Transport Procurement & Supply Chain Collaboration Europe CHEP
·         Are you paying a fair price for the transportation services you procure? 
·         Why do your carriers and 3PL vendors price the way they do? 
·         How do you determine realistic transportation costs to support your supply chain analytics and “what if” studies for lanes you do not have historical operations?
·          If you can’t easily and reliably answer these questions, join us for this solution spotlight session as Chainalytics and CHEP discuss the Freight Market Intelligence Consortium (FMIC).
·         Hear how CHEP utilizes the strategic freight market intelligence, benchmarking, and comparative analysis provided thru FMIC to make better strategic and tactical decisions regarding transportation procurement and supporting business practices. The session will discuss best practices in transportation negotiations and vendor management.
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Olga Rissin

Senior Product Manager FMCI Europe & Russia
Chainalytics

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Michael Gierloff

Director Transport Procurement & Supply Chain Collaboration Europe
CHEP

TRACK B – Rethinking Organisational Set-up

4:00 pm - 4:40 pm ALL STAR PANEL How can you position your procurement team to attract top talent who will become future leaders and vital business partners in your organisation?
Ralf Garczorz - CPO Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Pascal Gielen - CPO Thales
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Ralf Garczorz

CPO
Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices

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Pascal Gielen

CPO
Thales

TRACK B – Rethinking Organisational Set-up

4:40 pm - 5:00 pm How to implement behavioural and attitude change towards ‘collaboration and strategy’ in your team’s stakeholder engagement skill-set: What can you learn from other business functions including marketing and IT?
Mark Webb - Managing Director Future Purchasing
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Mark Webb

Managing Director
Future Purchasing

SYNERGY WORKSHOPS Limited to 30 attendees

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Improving internal communication: How to showcase your increasingly mature procurement function and improve your status as a valued business partner
Virgine Gauthier-Pavloff - Associate Director Procurement Former - Bristol-Myers Squibb
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Virgine Gauthier-Pavloff

Associate Director Procurement
Former - Bristol-Myers Squibb

CREATIVE BOARDROOMS

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm How can you improve engagement with ’emotive’ or ‘difficult’ business lines to reduce unnecessary costs and improve supplier relationships?
  • How can you collect and analyse more data in order to have better visibility across all spend areas?
  • How can you ensure compliance across all business lines in order to maintain good oversight?
  • What are the best strategies to ensure supplier relationships with procurement are strong so that you are their first point of contact?
  • How can you identify the areas with less visibility in order to improve this?
 
 
  • Aamir Shaukat, CPO, Jacobs Dowue Egberts-Aamir is an internationally experienced and results-oriented Senior Procurement Leader with a proven record of developing and transforming leading edge procurement function as well as building progressive, high performing, multinational procurement teams.  He is experienced in developing strategic sourcing teams in improving business skills, building relationships with internal stakeholders and driving Procurement towards strategic business partnering with business units to contribute to bottom line savings and top line growth through effective supplier relationship management. Currently, as a head of procurement for Jacobs Douwe Egberts, a leading global coffee & tea company, Aamir manages a multi-billion dollar spend and a diverse team located across different regions.

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm CIPS AWARDS WINNERS PANEL Success stories: How can you effectively demonstrate the ROI of your new eProcurement technology to senior management to secure budget for your next project?

Cath Hill - Group Director CIPS Levent Topcu - Technical Procurement Director Turkcell Hakan Kurtulmuş - Supply Manager Vestel Elektronik
  • How can you build knowledge among your stakeholders and suppliers to be able to use new digital systems effectively?
  • How can you overcome objections to a changing process from stakeholders?
  • What are the best strategies to ensure compliance with new systems in order to ensure you have oversight of all transactions?
  • How can you support your suppliers when moving to a new process or eProcurement platform?
 
Chair Cath Hill, Group Director, CIPS 
Cath is a member of the CIPS Group leadership team and is responsible for a global portfolio that encompasses CIPS’ external facing activity including Marketing and Communications; PR and Representation; Publications and Events, under the CIPS and Supply management brands; and the development of CIPS’ wider communities. She has worked in marketing and general management in a number of sectors including financial services and retail. More recently she was responsible for integrated insurance marketing strategies for the likes of M&S, HSBC and RAC. Cath regularly chairs and presents at CIPS events and other conferences, and is a spokesperson for CIPS on topics such as the role procurement has to play in eradicating modern slavery and the need for the profession to raise its game and raise its voice.
 
Bodo Bokaemper, Director of Procurement, BMW
Bodo has been with BMW in finance, sales, corporate strategy, engineering and procurement positions for the last 12 years. Having spent 9 years in procurement, Bodo is currently responsible for the procurement of electronic devices and control units which is a $1 billion spend and has a global team of 35 heads. Bodo will be sharing his experience on how to increase your purchasing functions product knowledge and position procurement as a sales enhancing team.
 
Zsolt Szeker, Head of Indirect  Solutions Procurement, Nokia
Zsolt heads up indirect procurement globally for Nokia – he is responsible for €4bnindirect material and services spend, as well as the companies indirect Procure to Pay system for 110+ country operations of with a team of c130. Zsolt is also Nokia’s Procurement Integration Leader for the €14bn Alcatel-Lucent acquisition and is responsible for procurement synergy savings, procurement operations integration, transformation and fast and effective ways to maximise synergy savings and organisational effectiveness’.
 
Christophe Villain, Group Head of Procurement Excellence, Nestlé
Christophe has more than 20 years’ experience within blue chip Consumer Packaged Goods and Management Consulting organisations, of which, more than 10 years in senior positions in Operations, Sales, Information Technology and Procurement.
Christophe is currently Head of Procurement Excellence where he has demonstrated particular successes in delivering structural business transformations and in leading digitalisation programs in complex international environments.
 
Hakan Kurtulmuş, Purchasing Manager, Vestel Electronics Co. 
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Cath Hill

Group Director
CIPS

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Levent Topcu

Technical Procurement Director
Turkcell

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Hakan Kurtulmuş

Supply Manager
Vestel Elektronik

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Networking Reception - Your opportunity to relax, discuss challenges, exchange ideas and make new contacts in an informal setting!

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm City View CIPS-ProcureCon Supply Management Awards pre-drinks (pre-ticketed event)

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm CIPS-ProcureCon Supply Management Awards Europe - Black Tie Evening Event (pre-ticketed event)