09 - 11 October, 2018
Corinthia Hotel, Prague
44 (0) 207 368 9465
This presentation will interest strategic sourcing professionals and shows how advanced sourcing and optimisation techniques are used to generate “The True Value Beyond Sourcing” and specifically how the TESS platform can be used for supply chain optimisation and production planning.
Interactive Case Study - Lessons Learned Delivering Savings During a Complex Transformation Journey at Solvay
Find out how Kristian Saksida, Chief Procurement Officer, Solvay made the big decisions necessary to overcome a business-critical challenge and delivered better-than expected results. Thought provoking, frank and best of all totally interactive this is as intimate as you can get. With his CFO experience Kristian will bring a unique perspective to transformation.
Guest Presentation – SMAC/BRAID: Preparing Procurement for Digital Disruption to the Global Supply Chain
As the digital revolution impacts every industry it is vital you understand what the new changes mean to you and your procurement teams around the world. For example, how virtual can your team organisation be? How mobile and distributed can they be? Can you move faster to find and work with better suppliers? What efficiencies can you gain by employing more digital capabilities? These and other key questions you need answers to will be addressed by Professor Leslie Wilcocks, a world-renowned expert on digital disruption.
Wth over 20 years’ experience leading teams of procurement professionals Ton Geurts, Chief Procurement Officer, NV Bekaert is eminently qualified to offer lessons learned whilst building local and global teams. In this frank and open exchange Ton will offer you advice on organisational development best practice, drawing on his time as Chief Procurement Officer of the multi-billion revenue chemicals giant Akzo-Nobel as well as his present role at NV Bekaert.
- Structuring sustainable procurement programs to align procurement targets with business objectives
- Maximizing internal adoption by delegating target setting to category leaders, process and software integration, training, and change management
- Incentivizing suppliers to participate and improve performance with a rich scoring and recognition program
Find out how Nicolas Passaquin, Vice President, Global Head of Sourcing Delivery, Thomson Reuters is freeing up the team of sourcing experts to focus their time and skills on creating value for the business. Using a shared services approach Nicolas is discovering he can achieve unexpected results whilst keeping the global teams fully engaged.
Interactive Case Study - How to Transform Procurement into an Innovative, Trusted Partner to the Business
CPO Interview - Understanding Your Business and the Expectations of Procurement to Precisely Deliver Value
Virtual collaboration is a growing trend, with the market expected to double in the next four years. With the right program and technology in place, teams can work together from anywhere at a fraction of the cost, and without the productivity loss, stress and risk of travel. When you enable your employees with the knowledge, tools and support to identify and use the collaboration option that best fits the purpose, you're putting your Total Collaboration Management strategy to work to make the most of your virtual technology investment.
When is the Right Time to Engage Your Internal Stakeholders to Maximize Results from Your Risk Strategy?
Pick up new stakeholder engagement and risk management best practices from Ericsson's senior sourcing leader in Europe, Risk Strategy? Mihaela Pelmus, Regional Sourcing Leader, Ericsson Sourcing Services. Drawing on her experience managing international teams who successfully balance risk management and value creation, Mihaela will identify proven strategies you can implement as soon as you return to your office.
Interactive Case Study – How to Achieve Effective Multi-Functional Collaboration between Procurement and Stakeholders
Discover how to improve the speed of value delivery into your business by learning how Arjan de Jongste, Head of Global Indirect Procurement, Philips masters multi-functional collaboration through a process it calls Design for eXcellence. Find out how excellence has allowed Philips to boost commitment from senior management, enhance collaboration and deliver continuous savings.