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Integrating Customer Centricity and Innovative Technology into a Forward-Looking Manufacturing & Compliance Strategy
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Integrating Customer Centricity and Innovative Technology into a Forward-Looking Manufacturing & Compliance Strategy

Anil Sawant is Senior Vice President, Global Quality Compliance at Merck. He is a healthcare Executive with over 35 years of operations experience in Quality Operations, Ethics & Compliance, Research Integrity and Auditing functions. A strategic thinker experienced in development and deployment of management controls, governance processes, and quality and compliance systems in diverse business environments and cultures. Anil leads groups managing branded and generic products, small molecules, vaccines, bio-pharmaceutical, medical devices and consumer products. He was part of the teams that commercialized the first antibody-drug conjugate product and first photoactive drug. Expertise in interpretation of GMPs, GLPs, and GCPs. Good understanding of SOX, Anti-Kickback, Anti-Trust, Privacy and FCPA. Skilled crisis manager and pragmatic thinker with excellent understanding of regulatory requirements, global pharmaceutical supply chain and R&D operations. Extensive experience in resolving compliance matters with US FDA and international regulatory agencies. Subject matter expert in pharmaceutical microbiology and aseptic processing.

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The Speaker Roundtable from NAMES24 —A Conversation About Manufacturing Issues and Ideas
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The Speaker Roundtable from NAMES24 —A Conversation About Manufacturing Issues and Ideas

For this special episode of Executive Platforms’ bluEPrint Podcast series we had some of the top speakers from the 2024 edition of the North American Manufacturing Excellence Summit series sit down and speak to the challenges and opportunities submitted by attendees of the event as they filled out their delegate profiles, weighted by popularity.

With topics ranging from workforce development, training, and optimization, through to Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement, to Digital Transformation, Change Management, automation, AI, controlling costs, and much more, this wide-ranging conversation will see five senior executives speaking to the issues, ideas, innovations, and inspirations that matter to all of them as prompted by their peers. It is a fantastic deep dive into what is most relevant to manufacturing executives today. Give it a listen!

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Fireside Chat: Building Next-Generation Operations Management for a New World
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Fireside Chat: Building Next-Generation Operations Management for a New World

Magdi Batato has extensive experience in the manufacturing and technical area, combined with business experience in both developed and emerging markets. He is working to make Nestlé’s supply chain and production better and more sustainable, day by day. Magdi is passionate about sustainability and quality. In addition, he has a strong drive for societal engagement and an interest in a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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Toyota’s Virtual Plant Tour & Digital Engineering Tools
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Toyota’s Virtual Plant Tour & Digital Engineering Tools

Trever is an Executive in Toyota’s North America Production Engineering Division responsible for Digital Systems. This includes Engineering Systems supporting Factory Digital Twin, Regional Manufacturing Business Systems Product Owner, Production Engineering Process Kaizen App Development, and Operational Technologies supporting Industry 4.0. During this interactive presentation, audience members can get a behind the scenes look at Toyota’s North American Production Plants. Trever will lead an interactive plant tour via a VR Headset and engaging audience members as they watch the 360-degree process live on screen.

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Fireside Chat: Advancing the Production System
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Fireside Chat: Advancing the Production System

Paisley Matthews is the Vice President of Manufacturing and Safety for Boeing Defense, Space and Security and a member of the Boeing Manufacturing Operations Council. In these roles, she is responsible for ensuring the Defense, Space & Security production system consistently operates in an integrated, lean and effective manner. In this session, Paisley will discuss integrating data visualization tools for better process visibility, as well as implementing Six Sigma methodologies to reduce defects, enhance product quality, and optimize processes for consistent outputs.

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Fireside Chat: The Transformational Journey to Building Resilient Supply Chains
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Fireside Chat: The Transformational Journey to Building Resilient Supply Chains

Marsha McIntosh-Hamilton is the President of North America Supply at Diageo, a global leader in beverage alcohol. Diageo has an outstanding collection of more than 200 brands, including Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, Bulleit, Smirnoff, Cîroc, Ketel One, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio, Tanqueray and Guinness. In this session, Marsha will discuss shifting to a ‘one business’ mindset for a true demand-supply integration. As well as building resiliency and agility across supply networks should be a priority for organizations

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The Impact of Digitalization on the Shop Floor
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The Impact of Digitalization on the Shop Floor

As Chief Supply Chain Officer for Kimberly-Clark, Tamera Fenske has global responsibility for the company’s procurement, manufacturing, logistics, transportation, safety and sustainability organizations, as well as the company’s Global Nonwovens division. In this session, Tamera will discuss how Factory of the Future strategies impact the bottom line. As well as Advanced Process Control applications that reduce variability, improve quality, and increase throughput.

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Building Responsiveness for Growth
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Building Responsiveness for Growth

Anup Dutt is the VP Technical Director Consumer & Professional Product Divisions at L’Oreal. Anup is an accomplished Industrial Operations Director with extensive experience in leading development and launch of greenfield manufacturing sites, managing consolidation, and transforming existing operations. He has a proven track record of driving business continuity in response to major external and internal events.

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Panel: Plant/Shopfloor Optimization- Elevating Safety, Automation, Staffing and Process Systems
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Panel: Plant/Shopfloor Optimization- Elevating Safety, Automation, Staffing and Process Systems

At NAMES24 we recorded a panel discussion on plant and shopfloor optimization on elevating safety, automation, staffing, and process systems.

From increasing production, assets capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standards, to integrating real time production visibility on the shop floor and balance KPIs, give this one a listen!

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Panel: Supporting the Women Who Make Our Manufacturing Organizations Work
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Panel: Supporting the Women Who Make Our Manufacturing Organizations Work

At NAMES24 we recorded a panel discussing the women who make manufacturing organizations work.

Discussing, debating, comparing, and contrasting options in the New Normal of Work when we talk about working caregivers, employee mental health programs, work-life balance, flexibility and moving away from one-size-fits-all thinking, maternity leave, post-maternity leave reintegration, and more.

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Revolutionizing Production: The Power of Manufacturing Automation
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Revolutionizing Production: The Power of Manufacturing Automation

Kurt Schoenegge is the Senior Director of Assembly and Technology for the Global Manufacturing Engineering Team at Cummins Inc.  Kurt is responsible for Standardizing the Design of the Processes, Equipment,  and Documents to improve safety, increase quality, reduce lead-times and improve profitability.  Kurt’s Team leads the integration of Automation and Digital Analyze Lead Design for the global network.

Kurt has 29 years of experience at Cummins Inc, from Advance Design, Program Leadership and a variety of roles within Supply Chain.  Kurt also has 5 years of experience at Kohler and Franklin Power Products.   Kurt graduated from University of Michigan in 1990 with a BSME.   He also holds a MBA from Ball State University.

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Fireside Chat: Achieving Enduring Standard of Growth through Operational Rigor
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Fireside Chat: Achieving Enduring Standard of Growth through Operational Rigor

Mark Mews leads the operations and supply chain for the Periperhal Business Group and has been at W.L. Gore and Associates, Inc. for over 16 years spending a majority of that time leading cross-functionally in various operations & supply chain leadership roles across both new product development and commercial life cycles. Mark is an advocate for continuous improvement, creating a lean culture, and focusing teams and organizations on delivering targets that improve both top and bottom line growth.

Michelle Oakes leads the Aortic supply chain and operations as a part of the Aortic Business Group. Michelle began her Gore career in engineering supporting new product development and then transitioned into various leadership roles within the Medical Products Division.

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Driving the Future: How Technology is Transforming Automotive Manufacturing
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Driving the Future: How Technology is Transforming Automotive Manufacturing

Over the course of her 34-year career at General Motors, Kelly DiPucchio’s leadership skills and hands-on approach in manufacturing environments differentiated her expertise. In her last role as Vice President, Global Manufacturing Engineering, she led 5000 global team members designing and installing tooling and processes across the global footprint for all new vehicles and propulsion systems including batteries and electric drive units. In addition to executing new product launches, her team implemented automation, device level analytics and AI to improve manufacturing quality, efficiency and cybersecurity. She has extensive background in new product development and global program management and is recognized for cross-functional collaboration and innovation.

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Fostering a Culture of Innovation and Collaboration
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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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People-Centric Manufacturing Transformation
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People-Centric Manufacturing Transformation

Becky Crane has 20 years’ experience at General Mills working across the company’s end-to-end supply chain, in multiple U.S. and international locations. Highlights include plant manager at one of our largest facilities (Hannibal, Mo.), as well as standing up a global procurement organization in Switzerland as an expat. She’s known for leveraging her breadth of experience to build bold strategies and highly effective cross-functional teams to solve problems and create long-term advantage for our businesses. Crane leads manufacturing, engineering and global safety teams with accountability for over 9,000 employees (approximately 30% of the company’s employee base). This includes responsibility over $1B in capital across the enterprise, standardizing processes and establishing strong business partnerships to enable advantaged agility and accelerate innovation.

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How AI and Digitization is Shaping the Way Supply Chain is Managed
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How AI and Digitization is Shaping the Way Supply Chain is Managed

Saad has 20 years of experience in E2E supply chain roles, across various consumer goods organizations, in multiple international and US locations. Saad has a passion for leading global supply organizations, digitization, process improvement, operational excellence, and transformational programs. Saad started his career with Unilever moving to British American Tobacco and currently working for Reckitt. He has held roles across entire supply chain including roles in engineering, plant operations, demand and supply planning, projects management, quality, logistics, warehousing, and customer services. He has work experience in different geographies across the globe which give him a unique perspective of different markets and global supply challenges.

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