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Crisis Management

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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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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Building a Future-Fit, Purpose-Driven Supply Chain at Unilever
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Building a Future-Fit, Purpose-Driven Supply Chain at Unilever

Ale Eboli, Head of Supply Chain North America, will discuss strategies undertaken to strengthen agility and resilience in its operations during the pandemic crisis as well as how they are preparing for a future that entails living with COVID-19. However, the virus is not the only global crisis we face – Ale will also share Unilever’s response to tackling the climate emergency and social inequality. — Ale Eboli Head of Supply Chain North America Unilever Ale Eboli, Head of Supply Chain North America for Unilever, oversees a supply chain network consisting of 14 manufacturing sites and 11 distribution centers across…

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Responding to COVID-19
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Responding to COVID-19

Illustrating how we responded to the novel Corona virus outbreak to guide our organization through a global pandemic How have the people, processes, and technologies changed in the last eight months? What can we take from this experience and use to continue innovating in the future? Looking ahead: What does the future hold? — Heather MacDougall VP, Worldwide, Workplace Health and Safety Amazon Heather MacDougall, Amazon’s Vice President, Worldwide, Workplace Health & Safety, oversees workplace health and safety for Amazon’s global operations. Ms. MacDougall is leading Amazon’s charge to relentlessly pursue the highest standards and making history for the people…

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