Panel: Increased Energy Costs, Inflation, and the Supply Chain

  • Breaking down today’s economy and markets through the lens of global supply chains and supply constraints
  • Renewable energy sources vs. fossil fuels: Which should we be focusing on throughout our supply chains and what changes need to be made for future efficiency and reliability?
  • How are increases in operational costs and product costs affecting both the business and consumers?
  • Facing increasing demand for delivery and the challenges that are created along the supply chain
  • Finding solutions to decrease timelines of disruption and delays

Kevin Delaney
Head of 3D Printing Supply Chain
HP Inc

Kevin has a deep and varied history in HP, operating in supply chain leadership roles over the past 25 years, leading all functions across the SCOR domains and operating in both site and global roles.

Having graduated from the University of Limerick with a Technology degree, specialising in Production Management, he has worked in operations and supply chain roles both in the Technology industry and earlier in the Drinks industry. Kevin has worked in a number of multi-national companies during his career, with roles based in the UK, Ireland and currently in Spain.

A passionate believer in empowering people to lead change and deliver results through teamwork, Kevin has also served as an external member of the  examinations board of the Limerick Institute of Technology.

Kevin’s current role is leading the supply chain for HP’s 3D Printing business, based in Barcelona. In this role, he is responsible for planning, manufacturing and distribution of all products within this division, in an industry that continues to grow significantly each year and offers the potential to revolutionise the world of high-value manufacturing in the future.

Ladislav Dvorak
Corporate Supply Chain Director

Simon Ross
VP Technology Delivery

Simon Ross has spent 23 years working in the Oil and Gas industry with SLB (formally Schlumberger).  He started as a “Wireline” field engineer and, since then, has led Operations across multiple disciplines and has had global assignments in UK, Norway, West Africa, USA, and France.  Currently, Simon is Vice President of Technology Delivery for SLB’s “Reservoir Performance Division” and has global responsibility for Field Services/Quality/HSE, Manufacturing & Supply Chain, Maintenance/Reliability & Workforce Productivity.  He is based in Paris, is married, and has two children.