Procurecon 2019

15 - 17 October, 2019

Hesperia Barcelona Tower Barcelona

44 (0) 207 368 9465

David Wheeler, Global Head of Procurement Clinical Services, Tech & Data at Astra Zeneca
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David Wheeler


Global Head of Procurement Clinical Services, Tech & Data
Astra Zeneca

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining David.

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Agenda Day 2 - Wednesday 16th October 2019

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019


2:20 PM Overcoming the key challenges in your industry: stakeholder engagement and running a more cost efficient function:

1.        Automotive
2.        Aerospace & Defence Maria Granero, Head of Defence & Space Engineering Services Procurement Europe, Airbus
3.        Chemicals Christophe Van Riel, VP Procurement EMEA, Ecolab
4.        FMCG
5.        Financial Services
6.        Pharmaceuticals David Wheeler, Global Head of Procurement Clinical Services, Tech & Data, Astra Zeneca
7.        Indirect Spend Zsolt Szeker, Global Head of Telecom & IT Solutions Procurement, Nokia
8.        Direct Spend
9. HR Natascha Hauman, Founder, ProBuy Expertise

4:35 PM PANEL WITH INTERACTIVE POLLING - Supplier Relationship Management: How can you involve your supply base in strategic decisions to create true partnerships and empower better delivery?

• How can you think beyond the price and leverage innovation?
• How can involving your suppliers in more decision change the landscape of your partnerships?
• How to create a focused, smart and effective method of measuring
• Suppliers have visibility of all the steps in the procurement cycle – how can this help get the best prices and reduce risk?

Agenda Day 3 - Thursday 17th October 2019

Thursday, October 17th, 2019


12:55 PM OXFORD STYLE DEBATE - Traditional category management is the most efficient way of buying for your internal business FOR & AGAINST

FOR
•Traditional category management aligns with the business lines procurement buy for
•Category management allows specialists to operate in each business unit
•Category management allows procurement to oversee the suppliers in each business unit

AGAINST
•Procurement should make life easy for the business and the business doesn’t understand category management
•With digitalisation and technology all categories are becoming digital
•Changing the procurement model allows for better supplier control