Procurecon 2017

October 17-October 19, 2017

Hotel Palace Berlin, Germany

44 (0) 207 368 9465

Day 3 - Thursday 19 October 2017

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM Welcome coffee

Influencing top-line growth

09:00 AM - 09:20 AM Chair’s opening address and Emotional Intelligence networking activity

Cath Hill, Group Director, CIPS


Cath Hill

Group Director

9:20 AM - 10:40 AM CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE Ethical sourcing: How can you work with your suppliers to ensure they help rather than hinder your business sustainability and ethical goals?

Christophe Van Riel, Vice President Procurement, Ecolab


Christophe Van Riel

Vice President Procurement

10:40 AM - 11:20 AM ALL STAR PANEL How can you revolutionise procurement to impact bottom line growth and contribute to top-line growth to create a multifaceted procurement operation, enhance performance and contribute to your business lines?

Cath Hill, Group Director, CIPS Martijn Visser, Procurement Director EMEA, Godiva Frank Hurt, Independent Purchasing and Operations Executive, Andrew Powers, Director Procurement Packaging and Equipment, Business Partner, Ecolab Daryl Rolley, Chief Commercial Officer, PRGX


Cath Hill

Group Director

Martijn Visser

Procurement Director EMEA

Frank Hurt

Independent Purchasing and Operations Executive

Andrew Powers

Director Procurement Packaging and Equipment, Business Partner

Daryl Rolley

Chief Commercial Officer

11:20 AM - 11:40 AM Morning networking break

Driving external customer centricity

11:40 AM - 12:40 PM INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP: How to further realign your focus on people and value- add to transform your purchasing function

Jacob Dahl, Global Strategic Purchasing Manager, SKF


Jacob Dahl

Global Strategic Purchasing Manager

12:40 PM - 1:00 PM How to digitalise and automate your procurement process to match with your suppliers’ systems?

Justus A. Timm, Group Manager Procurement, SwissCommerce Management GmbH

Justus A. Timm

Group Manager Procurement
SwissCommerce Management GmbH

1:00 PM - 1:40 PM Networking lunch

Defining and managing risk

1:40 PM - 2:40 PM INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP How can you strategize your spend removing fragmentation and lack of visibility to identify the right cost levels?

Daniel Malagrida, VP Sourcing - 3rd Party Equipment, Sidel Group
  • How to define the goal and starting point of your transformation process
  • How to gain buy-in from your internal stakeholders
  • How to collaborate with internal customers to meet the needs of your external customers
  • How to redesign your organization to implement full category management
  • What has been learned and what would be done differently next time?


Daniel Malagrida

VP Sourcing - 3rd Party Equipment
Sidel Group

2:40 PM - 3:40 PM INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP How to work with your internal customers to transform your procurement team to a full category management organization

Josip Stopic, CPO, Xellia


Josip Stopic


3:40 PM - 3:50 PM End of conference