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Embracing Turbulent Times as a Catalyst for Procurement Transformation
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Embracing Turbulent Times as a Catalyst for Procurement Transformation

Dawn Green is the North America Procurement Vice President for Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and digital automation. She leads a team of highly dynamic and experienced professionals, supporting revenue of $6.4B in the North America region year to date. Her focus includes raw materials, fabricated components, and electronics across 35 factories. With her ability to embrace change and resilience, she has led the Procurement transformation during a tough Supply Chain crisis, supporting Schneider Electric to not only stay ahead of competitors, but also achieve 15% organic growth in the first half of 2023. Prior to this, she was the Procurement and Supply Chain Vice President at ARRIS.

She is an accomplished global procurement and supply chain management business leader with a record for driving business growth and operational efficiency. Her engineering background brings a unique value to product manufacturing and supplier negotiations. She has a proven ability to link data analytics with strategic thinking to advise company leaders on the long-term impact of actions and her voice is one of trust.

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Supply Chain Process Improvement — A Conversation with Steven LaBruzzy of Celonis
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Supply Chain Process Improvement — A Conversation with Steven LaBruzzy of Celonis

At the 2023 edition of the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit series we sat down with Steven LaBruzzy, a Value Engineering VP and Supply Chain Expert at Celonis, to talk about how an evolving business landscape offers opportunities for supply chain professionals to rethink and reevaluate their systems and processes, tactics and toolkits. As businesses move from reactive responses to unprecedented disruptions into proactive planning for a less stable working environment with a more diverse range of challenges, what should they be thinking and doing differently? What should they be learning about, and who should they be partnering with? For all this and more, give this episode a listen.

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Risk is Inevitable–Disruption is Optional: Building a Resilient and Agile Supply Chain
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Risk is Inevitable–Disruption is Optional: Building a Resilient and Agile Supply Chain

Reginaldo has a rich history at Unilever spanning over 30 years with extensive supply chain experience in both developed and emerging markets.

After graduating from Universidade de Sao Paulo as an electrical engineer, Reginaldo started his journey at Unilever Brazil as a trainee in 1991. Just two years later, he was responsible for building a new factory and the production of a new category – powder detergents.

Since then, through leadership positions across Unilever’s supply chain in North America, Latin America and Central America, Reginaldo has been at the forefront of transforming our supply chains, ensuring they are future-fit.

In his most recent role, Reginaldo served as Executive Vice President of Unilever Mexico, Central America and Greater Caribbean overseeing 11 countries, 12 product categories and high levels of growth despite the pandemic. Before this he oversaw our supply chain in North America and Latin America, generating double digit growth in the profitability of one of our largest regions.

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Supply Chain Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity — A Conversation with René Buck of BCI Global
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Supply Chain Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity — A Conversation with René Buck of BCI Global

At the 2023 edition of the European Supply Chain Executive Summit series held in Barcelona, Spain, June 19-21, we sat down with René Buck, the CEO of BCI Global, to talk about how supply chain organizations are adapting themselves to the new era of frequent disruption in the changed and still-evolving post-pandemic business landscape. Using VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity) as a reference point, René offers some great insights into how supply chain leaders should be thinking and acting differently to build better and more resilient networks that serve customers better. It is a wide-ranging conversation with a lot of great content and takeaways. Give this one a listen!

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Mastering Disruption: Achieving Higher Efficiency Through Change
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Mastering Disruption: Achieving Higher Efficiency Through Change

Exploring how finance is evolving and changing Highlighting the significance of digital transformation and common barriers to observe Looking at the changing roles, skills and organizational cultures and how these changes will impact employee engagement and morale Becoming strategic enablers for both the entire organization and future finance talent Chris Suh CVP/CFO Cloud + AI Microsoft Chris Suh is the CVP/CFO Cloud + AI. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing Microsoft’s infrastructure, applications and data businesses which includes Azure, Dynamics and SQL Server. From 2013 to early 2018, Mr. Suh was head of Investor Relations, responsible for Microsoft’s…

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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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