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A Changing Biopharmaceutical Landscape: How Operations Must Be Front and Center to Enable Business Success
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A Changing Biopharmaceutical Landscape: How Operations Must Be Front and Center to Enable Business Success

Discussing the changing landscape for our industry, from pricing to innovation How Operations leaders must prepare their organizations to succeed in this environment Offering a framework for balancing the need to execute in the short-term with the imperative to invest in innovation for the future Esteban Santos EVP, Operations Esteban Santos serves as executive vice president, Operations. Esteban is responsible for the Operations organization, which encompasses Manufacturing, Process Development, Quality, Engineering and Global Supply Chain. Prior to this role, Santos was senior vice president, Manufacturing, responsible for operations at Amgen’s commercial manufacturing locations in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Ireland, the…

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Leadership Strategies to Survive and Excel in a Post-COVID World
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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 finance 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? Valdis Lenss Head of Finance, Marketing & Core Services Uber Valdis joined Uber in 2017 and…

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The Resurging Finance Leader: What is it Going to Take?
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The Resurging Finance Leader: What is it Going to Take?

Demonstrating Finance leaders’ role as a resurgent force within their organizations who are best positioned to steer their businesses forward in a data-driven world Discussing key lessons learned during the pandemic, and how to build up your team post-pandemic Showcasing processes that transforms data collection from a chore to an asset Illustrating how investment in both technology and educating people to best use that technology go hand in hand during digital transformation Offering steps to co-create the future of your business while delivering agile, scenario-based budgeting and forecasting process to inform decision-making and align finance with sales, operational, and strategic…

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Leadership, Corporate Culture, and World-Class Sustainability Programs
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Leadership, Corporate Culture, and World-Class Sustainability Programs

Embedding sustainability into an organization’s values and strategic objectives Understanding stakeholder priorities and communicating sustainability progress with them with transparency and humility Setting performance targets to build sustainability into your processes in the same way companies think about safety and quality Addressing key climate change challenges within our industry Chris Raymond Chief Sustainability Officer Boeing Chris Raymond is the chief sustainability officer and vice president of Global Enterprise Sustainability for The Boeing Company, and a member of the company’s Executive Council. As Boeing’s first chief sustainability officer, Raymond is responsible for further advancing Boeing’s approach on environmental, social and governance…

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BMWS20 – Opening Chairs’ Remarks and Keynote: Reinventing a Biopharma Company for the 21st Century
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BMWS20 – Opening Chairs’ Remarks and Keynote: Reinventing a Biopharma Company for the 21st Century

Bristol Myers Squibb is a company that has undergone an extensive transformation and as a result, has reinvented itself Once a company consisting of multiple and vastly different business units, it is now the largest diversified specialty global biopharma company Its mission and focus is to utilize innovation to advance the treatment of serious disease and significant unmet medical need This organizational evolution required substantial change for the product development and manufacturing arms of the company Technology, systems, processes, people and culture all needed to be re-evaluated through a “new lens” The presentation will cover this journey including approach, successes,…

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Chair’s Welcome Address and Opening Keynote: The Process of Leadership Alignment
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Chair’s Welcome Address and Opening Keynote: The Process of Leadership Alignment

Chair’s Welcome Address Daniel Myers Senior Fellow at Haslam School of Business University of Tennessee Retired EVP of Integrated Supply Chain Mondelēz International Senior Fellow at Haslam School of Business, University of Tennessee Board Member for Two Companies Private Equity Senior Operating Executive for The Carlyle Group Retired EVP, Global Supply Chain, Mondelēz International Former EVP, Global Supply Chain, Kraft Foods Former Global VP, Product Supply, Procter & Gamble Daniel Myers is currently a Senior Fellow at Haslam School of Business teaching both graduate and under-graduate studies. He is the retired Executive Vice President of the Global Integrated Supply Chain…

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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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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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The Future of Manufacturing: Building Prize-Winning Capability
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The Future of Manufacturing: Building Prize-Winning Capability

Understanding and building prize winning manufacturing capability What is the role of leadership required to deliver WCM Illustrating what prize winning results look like Key learning from a senior executive who’s taken plants from around the globe to Prize Winning Performance What are the future challenges for Manufacturing — Daniel Myers Senior Fellow at Haslam School of Business University of Tennessee Retired EVP of Integrated Supply Chain Mondelēz International Senior Fellow at Haslam School of Business, University of Tennessee Board Member for Two Companies Private Equity Senior Operating Executive for The Carlyle Group Retired EVP, Global Supply Chain, Mondelēz International…

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Building a Resilient and Healthy Company and Colleagues
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Building a Resilient and Healthy Company and Colleagues

Focusing on colleague and organizational resiliency and well-being, which are critical during these unprecedented times, through a multipronged approach: Demonstrating commitment to agility as an organization in a time of crisis—and over the long-term—by responding quickly, maintaining rhythm and building new capabilities Taking a data-driven approach to understand the levers of well-being to prioritize our focus Enhancing our resiliency skills at individual, leader and organizational levels by making it relevant to these unique times, which includes encouraging leaders to develop themselves and strengthen their teams through learning and application of the five elements of resiliency — Padma Thiruvengadam Chief Human…

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Building Upon a Legacy of Strong Stewardship
FOOD SAFETY & QUALITY, FOOD SAFETY & QUALITY, VIDEO

Building Upon a Legacy of Strong Stewardship

Strategies in applying new and exciting trends to trusted legacy processes Sustainability and the bottom line: a commitment to food safety at each step Communicating with your consumers about quality and safety Techniques to keep your team engaged and get the buy-in you need — Mary Tarver VP, Quality, HSE & Sustainability Coca-Cola Mary O. Tarver is Vice President, Quality, Health, Safety, Environment & Sustainability of Coca‐Cola North America. In her current role, she leads a team of Leaders with expertise in Quality, Safety, and Environment and sets strategic direction, leverage & establish global best practices, and continue developing a…

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Panel: Generating High Productivity Through Training and Total Workforce Engagement
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Panel: Generating High Productivity Through Training and Total Workforce Engagement

What does investing in your people look like on a day-to-day ongoing basis? How does the workforce contribute to steady cumulative improvements as the engine of long-term culture change and improved productivity? Discussing motivational tools that solicit grassroots contributions: Competition, recognition, entertainment, and a sense of accomplishment Offering examples where training, mentorship, job shadowing, and cycling through different job functions improves retention, job satisfaction, and contributes to improved performance How far can a culture of continuous improvement and total workforce engagement permeate an organization? — Moderator: Angela Roseboro Chief Diversity Officer Riot Games As a 20-year Diversity and Inclusion, and…

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The LEGO Leadership Playground
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The LEGO Leadership Playground

Mobilizing your organization’s unique culture: Embracing transformation and fresh perspectives Realign your workforce by using creative collaboration What strategies matter most during times of change? Creating a framework for all employees to unlock their potential — Patrick Curry Head of Partnering & Operations, Americas The LEGO Group Pat has been with the LEGO Group since 2012 and is currently the Head of Partnering & Operations for the Americas. In this capacity he serves as the People Operations lead for the LEGO Group’s Americas Hub in Enfield, CT, and as the Strategic People Partner for the Americas Market Group. Prior to…

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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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Fireside Chat: Leadership and Manufacturing During COVID-19 and Beyond
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Fireside Chat: Leadership and Manufacturing During COVID-19 and Beyond

Illustrating how leadership shapes the way manufacturing organizations address challenges and opportunities Problem solving and the role of leadership in creating a culture of problem-solvers How have the day-to-day roles and responsibilities of senior leadership evolved in recent years? What is driving that change? Discussing the importance of staying connected with the issues and people you need to understand to make informed decisions and grow as a leader Creating leaders at all levels to build a bridge to the future, and what should we be doing right now to get there? — Gerald Johnson EVP of Global Manufacturing General Motors…

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