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Fostering a Culture of Innovation and Collaboration
MANUFACTURING, MANUFACTURING, VIDEO

Fostering a Culture of Innovation and Collaboration

Natalia Méndez DeBriones, leads the medical devices manufacturing cluster for Philips. In her current role she is responsible for leading 13 manufacturing plants, located across the world.  She has been in Medical Devices manufacturing for the past 16 years and has experience in different roles:  Quality, Product Design, Plastic Molding & Extrusion, and is passionate about Lean, Six Sigma, and Continuous Improvement. During her career, she has been able to transform and optimize manufacturing processes to better support customer needs and increase value brought to the company.  She enjoys working with interdisciplinary teams and finding new ways to achieve goals, while creating development opportunities for her team and others.

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Operational Excellence, Innovation & Teamwork as Enablers for Reimagining Medicine
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Operational Excellence, Innovation & Teamwork as Enablers for Reimagining Medicine

As President, Operations, Steffen Lang leads a team of 35,000 associates dedicated to manufacturing and supplying high-quality medicines to patients, and providing operational support to the entire Novartis enterprise. Novartis Operations incorporates the company’s manufacturing, quality, and supply organization, as well as information technology, data and digital, procurement, environmental sustainability, facility services, and other global services.

Prior to taking on this role, Steffen was Global Head of Novartis Technical Operations (NTO). Under his leadership, NTO underwent a transformation to become one of the leading manufacturing and supply organizations in the industry, providing agile, efficient support to the business, and reliably delivering life-changing medicines to patients around the world. During this time, the unit adapted its manufacturing capacity and capabilities to the changing needs of the Novartis strategy and product portfolio, maximizing the potential of its assets and expertise. As well as delivering technological innovation to enable the production of advanced therapeutic platforms, the unit collaborated with industry partners to support global demand for COVID-19 vaccines and therapies.

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Managing Innovation and Variability in a Growth Environment
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Managing Innovation and Variability in a Growth Environment

Andrew (Andy) Wirths is a senior pharmaceutical operations leader with over 30 years’ experience in the industry spanning small and large molecule manufacturing.

Andy joined AstraZeneca in 2015 and is currently Senior Vice President, Americas Supply, where he is responsible for overseeing the manufacturing operations of 8 sites in North and South America.

Previously Andy held various senior positions at Merck where he was fundamental to the development of their manufacturing strategy and its execution at multiple sites.

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Sustainability, SUSTAINABILITY, VIDEO

The New Era of Aerospace Starts with Innovative Technology

 Highlighting how the aerospace industry provides significant societal benefits and is integral to modern life; however, the industry is also responsible for 2.5% of the world’s carbon’s emissions Discussing the Future of Flight, our industry’s path to net zero with respect to innovation, partnerships, policy and why it will take “everything for zero” Exploring how renewable energy sources, energy carriers like sustainable aviation fuels, hydrogen and batteries, and new airplane technologies are intersecting to usher in a new era of aerospace — Chris Raymond Chief Sustainability Officer Boeing Chris Raymond is the chief sustainability officer and vice president of Global…

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The Future of Biomanufacturing: Leveraging Flexible Networks, Quality Culture and Cutting Edge Innovation
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The Future of Biomanufacturing: Leveraging Flexible Networks, Quality Culture and Cutting Edge Innovation

 How biomanufacturing can address the dichotomy of small volume precision medicines and high volume blockbuster drugs Building flexible global manufacturing networks to meet our industry’s evolving needs Leveraging cutting edge innovation to maximize process intensification and augment flexibility Creating high performance teams and building and maintaining a culture of quality, reliability and innovation as key differentiator and foundation for continued success Please note: Q&A appears in this separate video: — Jens Vogel President & CEO, BI Fremont Inc. Boehringer Ingelheim Biopharmaceuticals GmbH Dr. Jens Vogel is President and CEO of Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont Inc., the US arm of Boehringer…

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SUPPLY CHAIN — NA, VIDEO

Delivering Innovation That Matters to You

Transforming the supply chain as part of our strategy of health technology leadership Developing our people’s talents and building the key capabilities While keeping sustainability front and center — Sophie Bechu EVP Chief of Operations Royal Philips Executive Vice President Sophie Bechu is Chief of Operations and responsible for driving operational excellence in everything from the way the company receives a customer order, to producing the goods or services, to delivery, invoicing, collecting payments and offering a global, consistent service experience to customers. It is her mission to make sure Philips delivers as promised; thinking from a customer perspective and…

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Next Generation Supply Chain Innovation
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Next Generation Supply Chain Innovation

How will Supply Chain evolve, and how will this impact the way we do Retail? Harnessing digital technology What actions can be done to stay ahead of the game? Leveraging the Cloud Sharing the lessons learned so far and discussing next steps — David Warrick General Manager, Global Supply Chain Microsoft As GM of Global Supply Chain for Microsoft, Dave manages the order to cash cycle, Channel Operations Planning and Distribution & Logistics for all Microsoft physical products worldwide including Xbox, Surface, Accessories and Surface Hub. He also manages all aspects of Channel Management, Software Manufacturing, and numerous other functions…

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