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Staying Ahead of the Manufacturing Technology Curve — A Conversation with Shan Muthuvelu of UCBOS
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Staying Ahead of the Manufacturing Technology Curve — A Conversation with Shan Muthuvelu of UCBOS

At the 2024 edition of the North American Manufacturing Excellence Summit series we sat down with Shan Muthuvelu, the CEO of UCBOS, to talk about technology trends manufacturers need to be aware of, and how to on top of developments as exciting new tools come onto the market. The biggest question that we keep finding new answers for is, “What are we going to do with all the data?” LLMs and Generative AI are opening up exciting new capabilities there, but it is important to remember all of this needs to work for and with the people doing the job day-to-day and over the long term. What do they want and need? What is going to make the biggest impact on their productivity and job satisfaction? What does the user experience need to look like for people to engage with the systems and capabilities being offered to them? How can companies tailor these broad possibilities to solve problems and open up new opportunities based on their own very specific scenarios? For all this and more, give this episode a listen!

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Leveraging Technology: Implementing a Digital Transformation to Simplify Compliance Processes and Improve Quality
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Leveraging Technology: Implementing a Digital Transformation to Simplify Compliance Processes and Improve Quality

Valerie Sieurin heads up Unilever’s Quality team and is a part of Unilever’s Business Operations Leadership Team.

Valerie started her career in Research and Development (R&D) at Cadbury Schweppes Bottling Group. From to 2003 to 2012, Valerie covered various R&D roles in Danone Beverages and Danone Nutricia Early Life Nutrition when in 2012 she was appointed to Vice President of Quality and Food Safety at Danone.

Valerie joined Unilever from Reckitt, she started as Global Health Quality Director and was promoted to Senior Vice President Global Head of Quality. In this role, she initiated the digitization journey of quality at Reckitt.

She took on her current role in March 2022 and is now based in London, United Kingdom.

With over 30 years’ experience at some of the world’s leading FMCG companies, Valerie is an ambassador for creative solutions and innovation in product, processes, and Quality systems. She is driving a culture change across the organization, overseeing end-to-end Quality, and driving consumers advocacy in the pursuit of superior quality.

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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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Injecting Connected Workflows into Your Quality System
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Injecting Connected Workflows into Your Quality System

Learn why you need to go beyond digitizing existing processes to building true dynamic workflows Hear how connected workflows can improve traceability and responsiveness See real-world examples of how connected digital work can reduce risk and enhance quality Jaime Urquidi Head of Latin America, CPG Industry Lead Parsable — As Head of Latin America at Parsable, Jaime Urquidi is responsible for growing the company’s presence in the region and helping customers quick-start their digital transformation efforts. A CPG subject matter expert and seasoned global supply chain leader, Jaime has more than 20 years of experience helping multi-billion-dollar CPG companies, including…

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The Process Improvement Conundrum: Standardizing Before Outsourcing, or Outsourcing Before Standardizing?
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The Process Improvement Conundrum: Standardizing Before Outsourcing, or Outsourcing Before Standardizing?

Driving regional requirements within a broader global supply chain ecosystem Tangible benefits of process automation and robotics Debating the pros and cons of insourcing and outsourcing Process automation as a bridge to future state design and ultimately, Supply Chain as a Service — During the 2017 edition of the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit, Executive Platforms was proud to partner with SupplyChainBrain to conduct a number of onsite interviews between our speaker faculty and SupplyChainBrain’s Editor-in-Chief Russell Goodman. — Mark Bakker is Head of Supply Chain Operations – Americas at HP Inc., managing Supply Chain execution for the Americas Region. He…

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