Acknowledgements

Christophe Villain

Global Head of Supply Chain & Procurement Technology,

Nestlé

Results-oriented and visionary business leader with nearly 25 years’ experience within blue chip Consumer Packaged Goods and Management Consulting organizations, of which, more than 12 years were in senior management positions across Supply Chain, Sales, Information Technology and Procurement. Demonstrated successes in leading structural and digital business transformations within complex international environments.

Ciprian Florea

Senior Director Solutions - Intelligent Industry

Operations Leader with extensive experience in performing and transforming complex global supply chains in FMCG/CPG, GPM and equipment industries. Core competencies include transforming operations for competitive advantage. A passionate believer and implementer of digital technologies and Industry 4.0 solutions as an essential enabler for both value creation and human wellbeing.

Deepa D

Director Global Supply Chain at a leading medical manufacturing organization

Born and raised in Bangalore, India, Deepa got her Masters in Industrial Engineering in Michigan. Bold, Energetic and Innovative leader with over 16 years of experience across multiple functions in Global Supply Chain. Worked in Automotive, Electronics, Medical Device industries and managed global teams in multi-site, multicultural environments.

Dharmesh Kumar

Acting Director - Supply Chain Portfolio, Architecture and Development

A technology leader with 27 years of progressive experience in designing and implementing ERP applications, building alignment with both business and IT to drive design for business transformation. Has experience in managing global teams, supplier relations, building strategic relationships, implementing complex supply chain solutions and in numerous domains.

Donna Kuenzler

Head of Procurement Process Excellence & Digital Transformation,

ABB

Donna is a process improvement leader with over two decades of professional experience. She has spent most of her career working for Big 4 Accounting firms and multinational companies globally and has led a variety of assignments focusing on business and IT process improvement, risks and controls assurance, and transformation program delivery.

Eunice Alcantara

Health Care Compliance Officer, Latin America J&J Supply Chain,

Johnson & Johnson

Executive with robust experience in implementing and managing all elements of Compliance & Ethics Programs and promoting the culture of integrity in multinational healthcare sector companies. Solid academic background with a professional master's degree in Business Administration and multiple certifications in Compliance. Healthcare Compliance Certification program development and professional speaker.

Håvard Jörgensen

Vice President Global Supply Chain,

Electrolux

Håvard Jörgensen is VP Group Supply chain, leading the work on the strategic direction and plans for the Electrolux supply chain. Specific focus on digital development, E2E SC integration, processes and capabilities. He has +20 years of experience within Supply Chain and Operations from various leadership roles in Procter & Gamble, Arla Foods and Coca-Cola European Partners.

Henning Udo Goldmann

Senior Advisor

25 years of experience in the logistics and digital industry. Previously heading the global warehousing and distribution business. Experienced CSCO, previously managing DAMCO’s Supply Chain Management business prior to integration into Maersk. Deep business development experiences through organic growth as well as merger & acquisitions. CDO & CIO, confidentially driving innovation and digitalization, inventing market disrupting products.

Jason VanDeven

Head Of Global Supply Chain, AOX,

Northrop Grumman

20 years of management and technology experience. Skilled Certified Manager with proven experience in building professional relationships, developing successful business strategies, and providing value-added results. From Jason’s background as a US Marine (1996-2001), and broad experience within complex, high-technology global corporations, he thrives in fast-paced, high demand environments.

Jean-Philippe Lebudel

Chief Supply Chain Officer, Firmenich

JP Lebudel leads the operation of supply chain activities of Firmenich’s Perfumery and Taste & Beyond businesses. He is focused on building strong collaboration capabilities across the supply chain and has launched an ambitious restructuring of the Customer Experience and Planning functions supported by a full revamp of the CRM and IBP platforms.

Jose Everaldo Morelli

Logistic Director,

Robert Bosch Tool Corporation

Expert in implementing and managing Sales & Operational Planning in different organizations and markets. Experienced in developing and implementing inventory management processes to reduce working capital, improving service level and increasing efficiency through increasing flexibility within the supply chain. Also in TPM Methodology and in implementing Sales & Operational Plans.

Kenneth Creasy

Senior Director, Manufacturing Technology & Innovation and Advanced Engineering,

Johnson & Johnson

Kenneth is a Senior Technical Director with R&D, Manufacturing and Quality experience in bringing innovations to global healthcare markets. With degrees in Chemistry and Biology and experiences in engineering functions, he has insights that lend themselves to strategic, tactical and technical challenges.

Manju Parkhe

Vice President, Global Engineering Leader, Supply Chain,

Ecolab

Manju is Ecolab’s Global Engineering Leader, responsible for automation, controls, process safety and cyber security. She brings a strategic mindset, global perspective, and expertise in operations, sourcing and engineering to the role. Under Manju’s leadership, Ecolab will develop sustainability initiatives to meet 2030 commitments.

Michael Muilenburg

Director - Operational Technology & Connected Manufacturing - Film, Materials, Technology, and Eng.,

3M

Michael is currently the Director of Operational Technology for 3M’s Film and Materials Science, Engineering, and Technology Division. He leads a high performance team of specialists supporting US and OUS manufacturing operations, researching and piloting leading edge operational technologies to drive improvements in stability, capability, availability, flow, and pull. He is a practitioner, speaker, teacher, and author.

Pei-laan Chao

Head of Finished Goods Planning Market Group Europe,

Signify

Currently Head of Finished Goods Planning Europe for Signify (Philips Lighting). Has worked for Signify for 15 years in different Supply Chain and Improvement roles, ranging from Planner, Team Leader, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Supply Chain Improvement Project Manager to S&OP Manager. Has worked across Shanghai, Hong Kong, the US and the Netherlands.

Riaan Pienaar

Head of Supply Chain

Riaan is an innovative, results-oriented leader with a commitment to optimizing the planning and supply chain network within an industry leading organization utilizing people, process, and technology as the most important drivers. With more than 15 years of multi-functional value chain experience in JSE listed companies (FMCG, Pharmaceutical, Management consulting).

Zera Zheng

Global Head of Business Resilience Lead Logistics,

A.P. Moller - Maersk

Zera is the Head of Business Resilience Lead Logistics at Maersk. She has vast experience in building robust business resilience programmes from scratch and bringing employees and stakeholders along on the journey by ultimately enabling them to see the importance in business resilience as a key contributor to safety, reputation, and revenue.

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