• What supply chain vulnerabilities were uncovered during the last 18 months?
  • How could we have designed the supply chain differently if we had a crystal ball and knew about the pandemic earlier?
  • How will our operating practices differ post-pandemic and will our organizations be structured the same way?

Bassem Shehata
SVP, Supply Chain & Purchases
Procter & Gamble

Bassem leads the Global Oral Care Product Supply Organization and the global Health Care Purchases Organization; his responsibilities cover all the manufacturing facilities, planning centers, engineering, QA and purchases globally. This organization constitutes around 6,000 employees serving Procter & Gamble around the globe.

Bassem joined P&G in 1994 as a team manager in L&CP Packing Department for the Cairo Plant in Egypt. He gathered experiences cross product supply disciplines where he gained experiences in Manufacturing, Planning, QA, SNO, Markets and Purchases serving the company in Egypt, Belgium, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Switzerland. He is based in the United States. Bassem worked in developing and developed markets gaining experience in four out of the six company sector business units.

Bassem is a big believer in the power of competency and that the men and women of the company can break any barriers and deliver beyond the obvious.