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Rerouting to Recovery: Navigating the 2021 Economy for Obstacles and Accelerating Past the Risks that were Never There
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Rerouting to Recovery: Navigating the 2021 Economy for Obstacles and Accelerating Past the Risks that were Never There

Revisiting the impact of the pandemic on the U.S. automotive industry and its ecosystem Evaluating how the early days of pandemic crisis management called some risks and missed others Building resistance to the economic slowdown and understanding the impact this will have on costs and prices Approaching the intersection of global economic recovery with systemic industry change Chris Condon Group VP Controlling & Services Volkswagen Chris Condon is the Vice President of Group Controlling and Services at Volkswagen Group of America. As VWGoA is the American National Sales Company for Volkswagen AG, he serves at the Corporate Controller for Volkswagen,…

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Panel: Leadership Strategies to Survive and Excel in a Post-COVID World
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Panel: Leadership Strategies to Survive and Excel in a Post-COVID World

What are some of the unexpected lessons —good and bad— we have taken away from 2020 and 2021? Discussing examples of innovations created by necessity during the global pandemic that will continue on long into the future Taking this chapter in our working lives as an opportunity to re-evaluate, reconsider, and rethink some of the supply chain processes and strategies we had in place before COVID-19 How should we adjust our approach to communication, coordination, mentoring, and management in the emerging ‘new normal’ of work? Has the global pandemic changed the way people think about their personal and professional development?…

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COVID-19: What Did We Do, What Have We Learned, and What Has Changed Forever?
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COVID-19: What Did We Do, What Have We Learned, and What Has Changed Forever?

Illustrating how HR professionals responded to the novel Corona virus outbreak to guide their organizations through a global pandemic Viewing the crisis as an opportunity to accelerate progress already underway to decentralize and diversify Twitter’s workforce How will the transition back to the office reflect short term and long term changes to how and where we work Is there a way HR leaders can take this experience and use it to continue innovating without the catalyst of a crisis? — Jennifer Christie VP, People and Chief Human Resources Officer Twitter Jennifer Christie is VP, People and Chief Human Resources Officer…

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Keynote: Delivering Excellence While Navigating Transition
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Keynote: Delivering Excellence While Navigating Transition

Highlighting how operations and manufacturing can think differently to pivot for crises and global events Preparing for M&A opportunities and adapting for a changing business model Discussing the importance of equity, leadership and people as catalysts of culture and change within the industry as we work to serve patients better — Azita Saleki-Gerhardt EVP, Operations Abbvie Dr. Azita Saleki-Gerhardt is Executive Vice President, Operations, at AbbVie, leading a team of scientific, engineering, business, quality, supply chain, security, purchasing and manufacturing professionals responsible for supply and distribution of all AbbVie products, as well as a number of corporate services. Dr. Saleki-Gerhardt…

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Delivering Transformation Across the Value Chain Through Digital Product Creation
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Delivering Transformation Across the Value Chain Through Digital Product Creation

How has the pandemic magnified change in the apparel industry How has digital product creation helped teams to make and sell products in a more collaborative way How do standards play a key role in the creation of digital products How can using  digital tools prepare us for an uncertain future What are the ways digital prototyping  can be used as a sustainability enabler — Jami Dunbar SVP, Product Supply Under Armour Jami Dunbar is Senior Vice President of Under Armour’s Global Product Supply. With 25 years’ experience in apparel and footwear, her key focus is conceiving, testing and developing…

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Leading Global Supplies in Times of High Biologic Demands Now and After the Pandemic Crisis
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Leading Global Supplies in Times of High Biologic Demands Now and After the Pandemic Crisis

Strong wave of innovation and new Biologic therapies resulting in high demands Building flexible global capacities at various scales and multiple global locations to ensure reliable supplies and serve patients’ needs worldwide Business continuity planning, crisis management, pandemic preparedness & implementation of additional specific protection measures Close collaboration, intensive and solution-oriented exchange with customers and partners to ensure global patient supplies Managing diverse and complex challenges through digital transformation Critical success factor: Operational excellence, capacity & capabilities expansion and our peoples dedication — Uwe Buecheler Corporate SVP Biopharmaceuticals Boehringer Ingelheim Uwe Buecheler, Ph. D. joint Boehringer Ingelheim (formerly Dr. Karl…

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COVID-19 MAbs at Pandemic Speed, Volumes and COGs
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COVID-19 MAbs at Pandemic Speed, Volumes and COGs

Vir Biotech has discovered a neutralizing COVID-19 mAb to a unique, highly conserved Coronavirus spike sequence, high barrier to resistance and effector function We have partnered with numerous CDMOs and GSK to move from discovery to the clinic in approximately 6 months World-wide pandemic requirements for an efficacious neutralizing mAb may exceed 20 metric tons – challenging the capacity of industry manufacturing infrastructure — Michael Kamarck Chief Technology Officer Vir Biotechnology Michael Kamarck is Chief Technology Officer at Vir. Previously, he was senior vice president of Global Vaccines and Biologics Manufacturing and president of Merck BioVentures where he was responsible…

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Fireside Chat: Understanding the Importance of Learning About Food Producers, Manufacturers and Suppliers
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Fireside Chat: Understanding the Importance of Learning About Food Producers, Manufacturers and Suppliers

Understanding consumers’ perspective: What matters to them? Looking at different examples of food fraud and how it can lead to brand image problems Discussing strategies to collaborate with stakeholders to ensure transparency from end-to-end How can technology play a role in preventing future incidents of food fraud? — Craig Wilson VP GMM Food Safety Costco Wholesale Craig Wilson is the Vice President, General Merchandising Manager of Quality Assurance/ Food Safety, Non-Foods Quality Assurance, Environmental Services/Haz Mat and Merchandise Services for Costco Wholesale Corporation. Costco Wholesale Corporation operates membership warehouses world-wide, that offer a selection of branded and private label products…

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Leadership in a Work From Anywhere (WFA) World
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Leadership in a Work From Anywhere (WFA) World

Learning to be more Human-Centric as business operations shift to adapt to current challenges How can leadership demonstrate compassion toward their teams? Facilitating better engagement and developing leaders working from anywhere Leading the way forward in a WFA world — Melanie Steinbach Chief People Officer Cameo Melanie (Mel) Steinbach is the Chief People Officer at Cameo, the leading marketplace connecting fans directly with tens of thousands of pop culture personalities in the form of customized video messages, live video calls and direct messages. Steinbach joins Cameo as the company’s first-ever Chief People Officer, and is responsible for human resources strategy…

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Innovating Supply Chain Solutions During COVID-19
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Innovating Supply Chain Solutions During COVID-19

Staying aligned with corporate leadership principles to guide network-wide COVID response Scaling and adapting machine learning to manage new COVID-related safety concerns Innovating solutions within Amazon and with partners with short and long-term horizons Continual experimentation and iteration with protocols to usher in the ‘new normal’ — Carletta Ooton VP Product Assurance, Risk & Security Amazon Carletta Ooton is Amazon’s Vice President for Product Assurance, Risk & Security. She oversees the company’s Product Assurance, Food Safety, Trade Services, Product Safety & Recalls, Transportation Risk & Compliance, Dangerous Goods, Global Security Operations and Environmental Assurance & Protection teams worldwide. Her responsibilities…

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Fighting COVID-19 with Innovation – A Race Against Time
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Fighting COVID-19 with Innovation – A Race Against Time

Pam Cheng EVP, President Global Operations & IT AstraZeneca Pam Cheng joined AstraZeneca in 2015 as executive vice president of Global Operations and Information Technology (IT), guiding the company’s manufacturing, supply chain, procurement, and IT across 18 countries and leading a team of over 19,000. Under her leadership, AstraZeneca Global Operations has transformed significantly driving top performance across the business while delivering value back to the enterprise. The next phase of transformation includes the convergence of operational excellence and digital innovation, building the ‘Factory of the Future’. Before AstraZeneca she spent 18 years in global manufacturing, supply chain, and commercial…

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Chair’s Welcome Address and Opening Keynote: Dynamic Leadership: Rising to the Challenge
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Chair’s Welcome Address and Opening Keynote: Dynamic Leadership: Rising to the Challenge

Chair’s Welcome Address Clive Newton Former Chief Food Safety Officer Yum! Brands Inc. Clive Newton has a 30-year career history in the food industry that encompasses general management, supply chain, food safety and food innovation. Working predominantly in Asia Pacific and global roles, Clive’s focus has orientated towards formulation of organizational strategy and governance. As a former member of Yum!’s Compliance Oversight Committee, Clive was responsible for the definition and global deployment of Food Safety policy, standards and compliance programs across more than 130 countries with primary focus on new and developing markets. Prior to joining Yum! Brands Inc. in…

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Keynote: Leadership in a Time of Crisis
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Keynote: Leadership in a Time of Crisis

Discussing the challenges and opportunities we have faced during a global pandemic, and how we have chosen to meet them What are the lessons we learn about ourselves, our teams, and our organizations when we are tested? Illustrating the role of a leader and the qualities necessary to succeed in the face of adversity Highlighting examples where the unforeseen has become the catalyst for positive change How should HR professionals best support, communicate, and reinforce leaders throughout our organizations? — Lars Minns Chief Human Resources Officer, NAFTA Mercedes Benz Lars N. Minns is the Chief Human Resources Officer of North…

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The Complexity of Strategic Decision-Making Amidst Unforeseeable Disruptions
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The Complexity of Strategic Decision-Making Amidst Unforeseeable Disruptions

Investing in the infrastructure to execute a global expansion to create localized value proposition Building the capacity to restructure based on new strategic assumptions Balancing an accelerated scale plan with the need to remain operationally nimble The role of intuitive leadership in driving resource efficiency, product innovation, and sustainable growth — Sanjay Shah Chief Operating Officer Beyond Meat Sanjay has worked with fortune 500 companies as well as startups during his extensive career over 25 years. He has substantive executive experience with exposure to various business cultures and widely divergent professionals with rapid growth organizations in the US and Internationally….

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How the Right Approach to Food Safety Delivers Visibility, Speed, and Revenue— Even in a Pandemic
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How the Right Approach to Food Safety Delivers Visibility, Speed, and Revenue— Even in a Pandemic

How do we make transformation happen as Food Safety leaders? Illustrating how gaining visibility and traceability increases speed, agility, and performance. How does this work in a COVID environment? Where do our people fit into this conversation? How to keep our people and consumers safe — Brian Perry SVP Food Safety & Quality Treehouse Foods Brian Perry is an award-winning food safety and quality expert with over 21 years of experience in large, multinational food corporations. Currently, Brian is Senior Vice President of Food Safety and Quality and leads Food Safety and Quality at TreeHouse Foods, a leader in private…

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