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STARTING TIME

8:30 AM GMT | 10:30 AM CEDT | 4:30 PM Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai | 4:30 AM New York

8:30 - 9:00 AM GMT
Keynote
Digital Supply Chains and Manufacturing in Era of COVID

DR. DIRK HOLBACH

Chief Supply Chain Officer Laundry & Home Care, Henkel

9:00 - 9:15 AM GMT
Break
9:15 - 10:00 AM GMT
Panel
Supply Chain Visibility

JANET GODSELL

Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Strategy, WMG, University of Warwick

LUCA FICHERA

VP Supply Chain and Business Services - Asia, Oceania, Africa, Nestle

GABRIEL WERNER

Vice President, EMEA Solutions Advisory, Blue Yonder

JAN DAAN VAN ERVEN DORENS

Manager Supply Chain Development, HEMA

10:00 - 10:15 AM GMT
Break
10:15 - 11:00 AM GMT
Panel
Reconfiguring Supply Chains in Asia Pacific

FARZANA SHUBARNA

Global Director - 3rd Party Manufacturing Center of Excellence, Unilever

NATALIA F. SUTANTO

Supply Chain Director Market & Manufacturing, L'Oréal

CHRISTOPHER LOGAN

Managing Director, Accenture

11:00 - 12:00 PM GMT
Lunch
12:00 - 12:30 PM GMT
Keynote
7 Golden Rules for Supply Chain Management

RICHARD WILDING

Professor of Supply Chain Strategy, Cranfield School of Management

12:30 - 12:45 PM GMT
Industry Insight
Driving the Future in the Era of Accelerated Uncertainty

MICHAEL FARLEKAS

President & Chief Executive Officer, E2open

12:45 - 1:00 PM GMT
Break
1:00 - 1:45 PM GMT
Panel
Preparing for Recovery

LAURA BISSMEYER

Director Global Supply Management, Corning

DANIEL STANTON

Mr. Supply Chain, Global Expert

ERIK CHRISTIAN LUND

Head of IoT Tracking Division (Visilion), Sony

1:45 - 2:00 PM GMT
Break
2:00 - 2:45 PM GMT
Panel
Be Ready: Success Stories of Global Supply Chains

ALEXIS H. BATEMAN

Director, MIT Sustainable Supply Chains

ANNE-SOPHIE ZERLANG KARLSEN

Head of Twill

MICHAEL NIELSEN

Regional Head of Supply Chain, Vestas

2:45 PM
End of Day 3
KEYNOTES
30 MINUTES
Digital supply chains and manufacturing in era of COVID

DR. DIRK HOLBACH

Chief Supply Chain Officer Laundry & Home Care, Henkel

15 MINUTES
Driving the Future in the Era of Accelerated Uncertainty

MICHAEL FARLEKAS

President & Chief Executive Officer, E2open

30 MINUTES
7 golden rules for supply chain management

RICHARD WILDING

Professor of Supply Chain Strategy, Cranfield School of Management

PANELS
45 MINUTES
Supply Chain Visibility

JANET GODSELL

Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Strategy, WMG, University of Warwick

LUCA FICHERA

VP Supply Chain and Business Services - Asia, Oceania, Africa, Nestle

GABRIEL WERNER

Vice President, EMEA Solutions Advisory, Blue Yonder

JAN DAAN VAN ERVEN DORENS

Manager Supply Chain Development, HEMA

JANET GODSELL

Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Strategy, WMG, University of Warwick

LUCA FICHERA

VP Supply Chain and Business Services - Asia, Oceania, Africa, Nestle

GABRIEL WERNER

Vice President, EMEA Solutions Advisory, Blue Yonder

JAN DAAN VAN ERVEN DORENS

Manager Supply Chain Development, HEMA

45 MINUTES
Reconfiguring Supply Chains in Asia Pacific

FARZANA SHUBARNA

Global Director - 3rd Party Manufacturing Center of Excellence, Unilever

NATALIA F. SUTANTO

Supply Chain Director Market & Manufacturing, L'Oréal

CHRISTOPHER LOGAN

Managing Director, Accenture

45 MINUTES
Preparing for recovery

LAURA BISSMEYER

Director Global Supply Management, Corning

DANIEL STANTON

Mr. Supply Chain, Global Expert

ERIK CHRISTIAN LUND

Head of IoT Tracking Division (Visilion), Sony

45 MINUTES
Be ready: success stories of global supply chains

ALEXIS H. BATEMAN

Director, MIT Sustainable Supply Chains

ANNE-SOPHIE ZERLANG KARLSEN

Head of Twill

MICHAEL NIELSEN

Regional Head of Supply Chain, Vestas

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DR. DIRK HOLBACH

Chief Supply Chain Officer Laundry & Home Care, Henkel

Global Leadership in Supply Chain & Operations, Purchasing and Sales with focus on Industry 4.0, Sustainability, People Development & M&A. Creating sustainable value and superior business results (> 20 yrs.) in Fast Moving Consumer Goods

Areas of Expertise: Digital Transformation, Industry 4.0, Global & Cross-Functional Project Leadership, Strategy Development & Execution, Operations Management, FMCG, End-to-End Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, End-to-End-Network & Footprint Design, Business Redesign & Transformation, Turnaround & Recovery, People Acquisition & Development, M&A, Post-Merger-Integration, Divestments, Consumer & Luxury Goods, Global Sourcing, Purchasing, Sales

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MICHAEL FARLEKAS

President & Chief Executive Officer, E2open

Michael Farlekas joined E2open in 2015 as CEO. In this role, he is responsible for leading the company’s overall operations, with direct oversight of sales, marketing, professional services, research and development, and strategy. Michael brings to E2open more than 20 years of sales, marketing and leadership experience in supply chain management and enterprise software.

Prior to joining E2open, Michael was the VP and General Manager at Roadnet Technologies (now Omnitracs), the leading provider of last-mile routing and mobility solutions to Fortune® 50 clients. Previously, Michael spent 11 years at RedPrairie (now JDA Software) in roles that included SVP and General Manager, Industrial Business Unit, and VP, Industrial Sales. He also has held senior leadership roles at GATX Terminal Corp (now Kinder Morgan), an operator of petroleum and chemical distribution terminals worldwide, and CSX Transportation, a rail transportation provider offering comprehensive supply chain services.

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RICHARD WILDING

Professor of Supply Chain Strategy, Cranfield School of Management

As Chair (Full Professor) in Supply Chain Strategy at the Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Cranfield School of Management U.K. , Past Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport UK & Director / Non Executive Director at organisations including Leidos Supply Ltd. He is described by the BBC as “one of the worlds leading experts in logistics & supply chain management”.

Richard works with European and International companies on logistics and supply chain projects in all sectors including pharmaceutical, retail, automotive, high technology, food drink, professional services. He is a highly acclaimed presenter and regularly speaks at Industrial Conferences & international lecture tours. He has published widely and is Editorial Advisor to a number of top journals. His passion is taking knowledge and creating ACTION.

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JANET GODSELL

Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Strategy, WMG, University of Warwick

Janet Godsell is a Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Strategy at WMG, University of Warwick. Her research and consulting interests focus on the alignment between product, marketing and supply chain strategy and the role they play in delivering customer responsiveness. This has led to a particular interest in understanding the role Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) plays in supporting this alignment, and more specifically an interest in differentiated or segmented supply chain strategy.

Janet has more than a decade of combined industry experience in product development, innovation, supply chain strategy, and process improvement. Additionally, Jan has over a decade of teaching, research, and consultancy experience in demand driven supply chain strategy, customer responsiveness, sales and operations planning and supply chain segmentation.

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LUCA FICHERA

VP Supply Chain and Business Services - Asia, Oceania, Africa, Nestle

Business Leader with 20 years of Procurement, Supply Chain, Project Management experience across Asia with the world leading Food and Beverage Company.

Proven track record to significantly increase margins, grow revenues and optimize supply chains. Solid experience in large-scale transformations (M&A, Restructuring, SAP implementations).

In-depth operational expertise in leading Procurement, Planning, Logistics, Transportation and Customer Services functions for large businesses ($3+ annually). On-the-ground experience leading large (350+ people) diverse teams.

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GABRIEL WERNER

Vice President, EMEA Solutions Advisory, Blue Yonder

Enthusiastic, passionate Pre-Sales Leader and Stage Hog rooted in everything Supply Chain. Helping global players embarking on Digital Supply Chain Transformation journeys based on extensive international experience in Solution Consulting for End-to-End Supply Chain Management Software. Embracing digital technologies, combining them with people and process to enhance supply chain performance. Enabling customers to meet 21st century market requirements, such as the digitally empowered and more than ever educated consumer, segmented markets with differentiated sets of expectations down to the segment of one expecting hyper personalization, increased globalization, volatility and drive for sustainability as well as changing value perceptions.

Fast response planning is so last decade. Working on new emerging paradigms leveraging truly industrialized machine learning and accelerated optimization.

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JAN DAAN VAN ERVEN DORENS

Manager Supply Chain Development, HEMA

Jan is the Leading the Supply Chain Development at HEMA, one of the largest European variety stores with significant presence across Western Europe and United Arab Emirates. Jan has held various roles across his 15 years with HEMA, across supply chain program management, integrated planning and supply chain optimization. 

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FARZANA SHUBARNA

Global Director - 3rd Party Manufacturing Center of Excellence, Unilever

Farzana is an industry agnostic global Operations and Supply Chain Leader, who worked in 3 continents, managing 7 sub and core regions, in the FMCG, F&B and Specialty Chemical industries. Her strengths are developing GLOCAL strategy, leading teams to deliver execution efficiency and delivering memorable service to the customers. Her passion is people development and the most used word by my teams towards me is “Inspirational”.

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NATALIA F. SUTANTO

Supply Chain Director Market & Manufacturing, L'Oréal

Proficient organizational leader with varied business process experience within the supply chain management domains; including S&OP planning, manufacturing, procurement, customer care, master data, logistics, physical distribution and international / local transportation.

In her past roles, she worked with and across multiple industry verticals; chemical, commodities, oil & gas, fast fashion and retail, FMCG, technology and most recently in the world’s leading beauty company.

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ALEJANDRA GARCIA

Managing Director, Accenture

Christopher Logan is currently a Managing Director at Accenture and Leads the Freight and Logistics Practice across Growth Markets: Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa and Latin America. He is collaborating with clients and with fellow Accenture consultants to drive innovation and digitalization in Freight and Logistics businesses as the industry undergoes a once-in-a-generation transformation.

Across his 25 years plus career, he has worked across global logistics and transport businesses, strategy consulting, global trade, emerging markets, and exploration and mining companies.

He is an active participant in World Economic Forum (WEF) activities and was selected as WEF Young Global Leader in 2009.

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LAURA BISSMEYER

Director Global Supply Management, Corning

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.

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DANIEL STANTON

Mr. Supply Chain, Global Expert

Daniel Stanton, PMP, CSCP, SCPro, MCSE, MCP, MBA, M Eng is a global executive with expertise in supply chain management and project leadership. He has worked with Caterpillar, the U.S. Navy, APICS (now ASCM), MHI, and several smaller firms. He’s also been a professor at Bradley University, Jack Welch Management Institute, and National American University. Daniel is recognized as a LinkedIn Learning Insider, a “Pro to Know” for Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine, and a Supply Chain Futurist for IBM Sterling Supply Chain.

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ERIK CHRISTIAN LUND

Head of IoT Tracking Division (Visilion), Sony

Erik Christian Lund is the head of Visilion, the asset-tracking and supply chain visibility solution provided by Sony Network Communications Europe. 

Based on IoT and 5G-enabled technology, Visilion allows manufacturers of critical and high-value assets, as well as logistics service providers, to gain control over the supply chain.

Erik has extensive experience in transport and logistics, combined with valuable experience in technology, working in the enterprise software space. In previous roles, he was also involved in strategy consultancy and the telecommunications sector, particularly related to IoT and digital security. He is no stranger to entrepreneurship, having collaborated with several start-ups and worked with corporate innovation and venture building in the maritime and logistics space, and having built businesses of his own in technology and real estate.

Originally from Denmark, Erik has acquired a global perspective thanks to several long-term overseas assignments – in Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, the U.S. and around Europe – before assuming this position with Visilion at Sony Network Communications Europe in Lund, Sweden. 

Erik holds a BA in Logistics combined with an executive MBA from HEC Paris, majoring in entrepreneurship and innovation.

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ALEXIS H. BATEMAN

Director, MIT Sustainable Supply Chains

Alexis H. Bateman is a Research Scientist, MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics and the Director of MIT Sustainable Supply Chains. She has over fifteen years of experience in sustainability in the public sector, industry, and academic settings. Her work focuses on supply chain sustainability through research, education, and outreach. She has engaged closely with industrial partners, public agencies, global governance organizations, and non-governmental organizations.

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ANNE-SOPHIE ZERLANG KARLSEN

Head of Twill

Anne’s core passion is people – every day she goes to work, sher learn something new from either my colleagues, partners or our customers! The constant learning inspires her and makes her want to run faster, do more, do better!

Her current focus is to democratize logistics through technology! She dreams of creating a second to none customer experience for SMEs – making it possible for small business owners to focus on building their business rather than on logistics.

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MICHAEL NIELSEN

Regional Head of Supply Chain, Vestas

Highly skilled Supply Chain and Business Development professional with 15 years of experience with Fortune 100 companies and 10+ years of experience within ASEAN. A Proven track record in building a strong diverse organization by developing local & diverse leaders in merging and developed markets. Enjoy leading change and transforming organizations, building a shared vision and collaboratively working with a strong leadership to developing lasting business relationships. On top I have an dual degree Executive MBA from INSEAD and Tsinghua specializing in strategy and finance.

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LEX GREENSILL​

Chief Executive Officer, Greensill​

Lex is the co-founder and CEO of Greensill, and a Senior Advisor and Crown Representative to Her Majesty’s Government on Supply Chain Finance. He was awarded the CBE for Services to the British Economy in Queen Elizabeth II’s 2017 Birthday Honours.

Lex previously established the global SCF business at Morgan Stanley, and led the EMEA SCF business at Citi.

Lex holds an MBA from Manchester Business School, and is a Solicitor of the Supreme Courts of England and Wales, and Queensland.