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EVENT TOPICS BASED ON OUR SURVEY

02
MAR
2023

Control Tower - The Does and Don'ts

Fancy Dashboards versus Useful Functionality
Time: 9:30 AM CET
Speaker: Luca Fischera VP Supply Chain Nestlé

15
MAR
2023

Cost Management and Reduction

Financial wisdom from leading global operations
Time: 10:00 AM CE
Speaker: Claudio Strobl VP Operations Husqvarna

00
APR
2023

Automate processes and analytics


Time: To be Determined
Speaker: To be Determined

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APR
2023

Integrate planning


Time: To be Determined
Speaker: To be Determined

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APR
2023

Increase sustainability and ESG focus


Time: To be Determined
Speaker: To be Determined

EVENT FORMAT

EVENT TOPICS BASED ON OUR SURVEY

02
MAR
2023

Control Tower - The Dos and Don'ts

Fancy Dashboards versus Useful Functionality
Time: 9:30 AM CET | on Zoom Meetings
Speaker: Luca Fischera VP Supply Chain Nestlé

15
MAR
2023

Cost Management and Reduction

Financial wisdom from leading global operations
Time: 10:00 AM CE | on Zoom Meetings
Speaker: Claudio Strobl VP Operations Husqvarna

31
MAR
2023

Control Tower - The Dos and Don'ts ROUND II

Fancy Dashboards versus Useful Functionality
Time: 10:00 AM CET | 05:00 PM Singapore Time | on Zoom Meetings
Speaker: Luca Fischera VP Supply Chain Nestlé

10
MAY
2023

"Rapid cost out” Program Case Study

How Mativ generated multi-million dollar savings in ~4 weeks.
Time:
08:30 AM EST | 02:30 PM CET | 08:30 PM Singapore time
Speaker:
Andrew Downard Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain at Mativ

05
JULY
2023

Organizational Design for Supply Chain

How to create a Center of Excellence around Supply Chain - starting from scratch
Time:
08:30 AM CET | 02:30 PM Singapore time
Speaker: Danniel Gonzalez -
Head of E2E Supply Chain at General Motors Europe

12
JULY
2023

Storytelling as Strategy: Inspiring Action and Transforming Culture

How to use the power of short video format to engage your workforce from factory/warehouse floor to the C-level
Time: 08:30 PM EST (New York) | 13th July - 08:30 AM Singapore time
Speakers: Laura Bissmeyer, Global Director Digital Nerve Center, Corning Incorporated

and Melissa Regan Sundance Award-Winning Filmmaker

17
AUGUST
2023

Integrate Planning across a Global Supply Chain

How Reckitt has started their transformation process and what were the mains steps: Business Goals, Change Management, Processes and Tools.
Time: 01:00 PM London Time | 8:00 PM Singapore TIme
Speaker: Alberto Lupano, SVP Group Supply Services Transformation at Reckitt

23
AUGUST
2023

Connected Logistics: The Art of Possible at Amazon

Using data-driven insights to delight the customer.
Time: 12:30 PM Zurich Time | 7:30 PM Singapore Time Speaker: Abhishek Irani, Head of Supply Chain at Amazon Private Brands (Hardlines)

UPCOMING EVENTS

14
MARCH
2024

End-to-End Control Tower and Lighthouse

How Schneider Electric has implemented a Control Tower from shop floor to distribution.
Time: 7:30pm – 8:30pm Singapore Time - that will be 12:30 pm CET or 6:30 AM EST
Speaker: Priti Jauhari (Narvekar) - VP Global Supply Chain Transformation Planning at Schneider Electric.

EVENT FORMAT

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

LUCA FICHERA

VP - Supply Chain and Business Services
Zone AOA (Africa, Asia, Oceania)
Nestlé

CLAUDIO STROBL

VP Operations
Husqvarna

ANDREW DOWNARD

Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain
Mativ

Danniel Gonzalez

Head of E2E Supply Chain
General Motors Europe

Abhishek Irani

Head of Supply Chain at Amazon Private Brands (Hardlines)

Laura Bissmeyer

Global Director Digital Nerve Center
Corning Incorporated

Melissa Regan

Sundance Award-Winning Filmmaker

Priti Jauhari (Narvekar)

VP Global Supply Chain Transformation Planning at Schneider Electric.

MODERATOR

ANDREI PALAMARIU

Senior Director APAC and Founder
Supplify

We connect the tech in supply chain ecosystem

bringing together senior leaders in supply chain

We are putting together a series of small format events (15-20 people) to bring together senior leaders in supply chain.  Networking, sharing challenges and learning from each other. It’s never easy to find the best solution to your operational headaches, but we are building a forum where you can ask for help and receive it. 

Some of the issues we want to solve:

  • What is a good way to implement change management?
  • How do you keep your team engaged?
  • What are some of the best tech solutions you recommend?
  • How does a strong supply chain ops foundation look like?
  • When should we prioritize investing in training people or bringing in external experts?
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Luca Fichera

VP - Supply Chain and Business Services Zone AOA (Africa, Asia, Oceania)
Nestlé

Luca Fichera is the Head of Supply Chain and Business Services for Asia, Oceania and Sub Saharan Africa. Nestlé is the world’s leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company with global revenues of CHF 84.3 billion in 2020. Nestlé was founded in 1866 by Henri Nestlé in Vevey, Switzerland, and employs around 280,000 people with factories and operations in almost every country in the world. In his current role, Luca is responsible for Supply Chain, IT and other Business Services for Zone AOA: CHF 20.7 billion turnover, 92 countries, 10 main business categories, 80 distribution centers.

With a background of Supply Chain and Sales, Mr. Fichera moved to the Nestlé HQ in July 2019. He has worked with Nestlé in Europe, Asia Pacific, Oceania and South Asia in very diverse markets, cultures and business environments. He brings extensive operational experience in Procurement, Demand and Supply Planning, Logistics, Customer Service and Project Management (Performance Improvements, IT, HR, M&A). He joined Nestlé in Milan, Italy in 1997 as a management trainee and later moved to Asia taking increasing responsibilities in Operations. Luca has been Supply Chain Director in Vietnam, South Asia and the Philippines. During his assignment in South Asia, he was also the Chairman of a local joint venture operating in fresh milk collection.

A native of Italy, Luca holds a degree in Business Administration from Bocconi University of Milan, Italy and undertook the Program for Executive Development (PED) with IMD, Lausanne to continuously upgrade professional skills.

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Claudio Strobl

VP Operations
Husqvarna

Claudio Strobl is currently the VP Operations Husqvarna Group. In his previous role as Senior Vice President Operations at Cargotec, Claudio drove operational excellence, continuous improvement and leads (global) teams to deliver outstanding business results. He also drives and leverages global sourcing and global supply chain end-to-end solutions and creates innovative business solutions and transformation initiatives.

He is an accomplished top executive with extensive experience leading corporate operations across global markets. Claudio has strong analytical, strategic and entrepreneurial skills. 

Andrew Downard

Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain
Mativ

Andrew Downard is a global executive with strong leadership experience in Supply Chain, Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP), Commercial Excellence, Customer Service, Sourcing, Warehousing and Distribution, Operations, Operational Excellence, and Systems Implementation. He is skilled at driving programs and initiatives across business units and global regions. His passion is catalyzing organizational transformation through the development of people, processes, and systems.

Andrew’s past roles have focused on improving operational execution for a number of consumer, commercial, and service brands. His experience includes time as a supply chain research director with Gartner, as well as leadership positions with consumer products, food manufacturing, healthcare, medical services, chemical manufacturing, and aerospace manufacturing companies.

Past job titles include: Vice President of S&OP, Supply Chain Research Director, Senior Director of Commercial Excellence, Global Director of Indirect Procurement, Global Director of Sourcing, Global Director of Supply Chain and Operations, Corporate Supply Chain Director, S&OP Director, S&OP Deployment Leader, Continuous Improvement Director, Six Sigma Director, Business Process Improvement Manager, and Research Chemist.

Andrew is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and Master Black Belt. He holds a B.Sc. and Ph.D. in chemistry and has been a guest lecturer on Organizational Maturity, Operational Excellence, and Customer Service at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School since 2009.

Danniel Gonzalez

Head of E2E Supply Chain at General Motors Europe

Contributing to the mission of addressing climate change by putting everyone in an electric vehicle through effective & efficient supply chains at General Motors.

Supply Chain Executive with 11 years of increasing management responsibility in supply chain management. Diverse industry experience within manufacturing area including Automotive, Food, Mining, FMCG & Machinery and equipment within North America, Europe & Asia. I hold an MBA from Edinburgh Business School, Masters in Supply Chain Management from MIT & CSCP certificate from APICS.

Laura Bissmeyer

Global Director Emerging Technologies Nerve Center at Corning INC

Transform end to end Source to Pay operations driving to standardized global processes, center led global transaction execution team and an integrated tool set. Establish a best in class Supplier Quality organization, Design and Execute a global compliance strategy including sustainability and Innovation, Digitalize and Transform business supply chains.
Key Leadership Initiatives: Driving to single standard global processes & touchless transactions.

Melissa Regan

Sundance Award-Winning Filmmaker. Product + Edu + Story Design / Innovation Leader. Entrepreneur. Mechanical Engineer.

Storytelling for Change. Documentary film, digital media, and global engagement campaigns to tell stories, sell products, raise funds, grow membership, enhance brands and change the world.
– Documentary Films: Transformative long-form experiences for television, online, education & events.
– Online Shorts: Rapid response to open minds and change the conversation on social media.
– Products, Brands & Innovation: Strengthen brands, evolve organizational culture and grow communities.

Alberto Lupano

SVP Group Supply Services Transformation at Reckitt

Senior Executive and Supply Chain Expert with 20+ years’ international experience, transforming global supply chains for internationally renowned €MBN FMCG companies.
Alberto Lupano is well-versed in designing and delivering supply chain strategies to drive large-scale operations (900 staff), and expand e-commerce (D2C, cross border and marketplaces) opportunities to drive revenues across EMEA, Asia, US and LATAM.

People are at the core of a successful business. He is passionate about inspiring others to achieve their potential through leadership, strategic change, talent development and lean management projects.
Alberto strive for continuous improvement and measurable results by focusing on end to end visibility, taking calculated risks and striving to support profitable growth.

Abhishek Irani

Head of Supply Chain at Amazon Private Brands (Hardlines)

Abhishek Irani is driven by challenge to solve complex problems. Having lived and worked in 11 countries has helped him build an open mind and my collaborative leadership skills. He is thrive in and enjoys the complexity of working in global teams.

Currently, he is the Head of Supply Chain at Amazon Private Brands (Hardlines). In his role, he is leading the supply chain function for Amazon in Europe to deliver ‘everyday essentials’ to and delight customers with their Fast track promise.

Priti Jauhari (Narvekar)

Vice President- Global Supply Chain Transformation Planning

I am a Global Digital Supply Chain Transformation Leader with an amalgamation of deep business process expertise and technology know-how focusing on value creation leading to value realization.
I believe in constructively disrupting myself to grow personally and professionally with a lifelong learning mindset through partnerships with internal and external peers across diverse fields and industries. A true proponent of Diversity of Mindset!

People were/are and will always be the most critical and important aspect of our journey of life!

My passion is to bring creative ideas to life with speed and agility to solve unmet needs of the customers through a personalized experience.

I find Happiness in ‘little things’ and strive towards Simplicity.

Worked across all functions in Supply Chain: Planning, Manufacturing, Sourcing, Logistics, Quality, Finance, and Data & Analytics with focus on Digitalized Customer Experience.

Geographical responsibility: 14 countries in Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, South America

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ANDREI PALAMARIU

Senior Director APAC and Founder
Supplify

Andrei is the founder of Supplify where he and his team works on building a platform to connect the supply chain tech ecosystem. They match corporations with the top tech companies to solve their supply chain and logistics challenges. Anything tech in supply chain, reach out to Andrei. 

His most interesting discussions with the clients are focused on implementing the best technology, digital transformation, company growth and expansion, turnarounds, product and business development.

We cover the most important markets globally with an interest in APAC. One of Andrei’s favorite project is our Leaders in Tech and Ecommerce Podcast – where he has the chance to talk with some of the most interesting experts in the supply chain technology arena.

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