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Your programme: Adapting for Global Supply Chain Success - Driving Profitable Growth Through a Synchronised and Flexible Supply Chain

Date: Tuesday 12th June 2007

Time: 8am-2pm including breakfast and lunch

Venue: Mayfair Conference Centre, 17 Connaught Place, London, W2 2EL, UK

This complimentary event, brought to you by Sterling Commerce, will address how you can drive profitable growth through a synchronised and flexible supply chain.

It will offer you the chance to:

  • Meet and network with senior manufacturing, logistics and distribution executives in a non-attributable setting
  • Hear the latest insights and predictions on global supply chains from Deloitte Consultancy and KBOR Research
  • Learn from real life case studies presented by Kellogg Brown and Root, Schenker and Diageo and other leading logistics, manufacturing and distribution companies
  • Share ideas with your peers and raise the benchmark in global supply chain operations 

To reserve your place on our guest list please click here and we will be in touch over the next couple of days to confirm your place.



Workshop Agenda
  • 08.00-08.45 Breakfast and Registration
  • 08.45-09.00 Charlotte Graham-Cumming, Applications Marketing Manager, EMEASterling Commerce Charlotte will chair the discussions and outline the key objectives for the workshop. 
  • 09.00-09.40 Maureen Hughes, EMEA & NL Lead for Supply Chain ManagementDeloitte ConsultancyDrawing on 24 years worth of experience in global and European supply chain transformation projects for some of the worlds largest companies, Maureen will present an overview on adapting supply chains in a global environment. Maureen will offer her opinions on how you can bring efficiencies to a global supply chain whilst maintaining regional requirements. Maureen will also address how you can work across geographical boundaries improvingsupply chain visibility and collaboration with suppliers, customersand partners.
  • 09.40-10.25 Sandy Gullis MBE, Supply Chain Manager, Defence Services Kellogg Brown and Root As Supply Chain Manager at Kellogg Brown and Root, a leading global engineering, construction and services company, Sandy will draw on his extensive experience of managing supply chains in the theatre of war. He will be discussing the challenges that exist within a global supply chain that also has to be able to adapt to local idiosyncrasies in areas that have little or no infrastructure.
  • 10.25-10.30 Audience Poll
  • 10.30-11.00 Coffee Break & Networking
  • 11.00-11.35 Alan Joseph, Vice President Corporate Logistics, Hi-Tech SchenkerAlan Joseph, currently responsible for the development of the Hi-Tech sector for Schenker Logistics/SCM globally, will draw upon his experience to give in depth insight into the challenges and benefits of working more closely with trading partners across an extended global supply chain. Alan will discuss how better collaboration canbe key when operating in multiple countries and across many different cultures.
  • 11.35-12.15  David Marsh, IS DirectorDiageoDavid Marsh, responsible for the optimisation of end-to-end supply chain business processes within the supply organisation in Diageo, will discuss the challenges of a complex supply chain and how by accommodating these complexities you can evolve your business model and achieve growth objectives.
  • 12.15-12.40 Audience Poll Results Presented by Colum Joyce, CEOKBOR Research Colum will present the real time research gathered from the audience poll, giving an overview of the major challenges and issues the audience are currently experiencing whilst comparing and contrasting these to global industry trends and attitudes in the areas covered.
  • 12.40-13.00 Audience and Panel Q&A Charlotte Graham-Cumming will facilitate the audience Q&A session and will pose key questions to our panel of experts:Maureen Hughes - Deloitte Consultancy Sandy Gullis MBE - Kellogg Brown and RootDavid Marsh - DiageoAlan Joseph - SchenkerColum Joyce - KBOR Research
  • 13.00-13.10 Summary & closing remarks
  • 13.10-14.00 Lunch and Networking


Guest Speakers

Charlotte Graham-Cumming, Sterling Commerce.  Charlotte Graham-Cumming is marketing manager, EMEA applications at Sterling Commerce, an AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) subsidiary and one of the world's largest providers of business process solutions. Prior to joining the Sterling Commerce marketing team, Charlotte worked for Yantra (now a Sterling Commerce company) both in Europe and the US and was heavily involved in both product and business marketing. Charlotte has extensive knowledge and experience in the retail industry having previously worked for the Burton Group and Marks and Spencer as well as an array of US-based retailers.
 
Maureen Hughes, Deloitte Consultancy.  Maureen leads the European practice for Supply Chain Management in Deloitte. She has 24 years experience of global and European supply chain transformation projects for some of the worlds largest companies in both Consumer Business and Manufacturing. Maureens specialties include Supply Chainstrategy, Advanced Planning, efficiency improvements and cost reduction for large multi-nationals including combining Supply Chain and tax optimisation.
 
Sandy Gullis MBE, Defence Services Kellogg Brown and Root.   Sandy Gullis is Supply Chain Manager for Defence Services at Kellogg Brown and Root, where he set up the Logistics Organisation which includes 20,000 square metres of warehousing in Bicester and two Logistics Departments in Iraq and Afghanistan. Sandy has 30 years experience in Logistics, Transport and Warehousing around the world, operating in over 30 countries. Prior to Kellogg Brown and Root, Sandy spent 25 years as a Logistician in the Army, dealing with small exercises involving 100 men and equipment right up to full scale deployments including the first Gulf War and NATO to Bosnia.
 
David Marsh, Diageo.  David is an IS Director with Diageo, responsible for the optimisation of end-to-end supply chain business processes within the supply organisation in Diageo. This includes the planning, procurement, manufacturing and logistics execution processes on a global scale. Current business initiatives include active supplier collaboration, customer collaboration, sales & operations planning, outbound logistics event management, and manufacturing plants operations and utilisation. Prior to joining Diageo, David worked in the nuclear industry, where he managed several production facilities as a Production manager; commissioned new plants as a works manager for an operations area and led a major manufacturing improvement programme supporting initiatives such as Total Productive Maintenance and Lean Manufacturing.

Alan Joseph, Schenker.  Alan Joseph is currently responsible for the development of the Hi-Tech sector for Schenker Logistics/SCM globally. Alans career within third party logistics and supply chain management spans 14 years. Having worked in the USA, Asia and Europe, his focus has been on the design, implementation and operation of supply chain solutions for predominantly Hi-Tech and Aerospace customers. Alan has aBSc in Logistics form Aston University and an MBA from London Business School.
 
Colum Joyce, KBOR Research.  Colum will present the real time research from the audience poll, giving an overview of the major challenges and issues the audience are currently experiencing including industry insights into the state of the market at this time. Colum is at the forefront of supply chain thought leadership, holding the role of CEO at KBOR Research. KBOR Research are a small specialised strategic research and support company, who focus on Supply chain, transport, environment and multi channel Retail. Based in Brussels it has a wide and varied global customer base which includes major International brands, national Governments and the EU.

Other speakers will be added to the programme in due course.

For more information click here or contact: Steph Wright on 020 8875 2000 or email swright@stercomm.exvm.com


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