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Becoming a “Best in Class” Supply Chain Network to Deliver More Medicines to More Patients, Faster
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Becoming a “Best in Class” Supply Chain Network to Deliver More Medicines to More Patients, Faster

Catalina Vargas is the Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain and as such plays a strategic role in driving enterprise initiatives.

Catalina has more than 20 years of experience in the biopharma industry and has held positions of increasing responsibility in a range of local, regional and global roles in global strategic sourcing and procurement as well as manufacturing; she has also served as the Chief of Staff to the CEO prior to current role and also as a product portfolio leader.

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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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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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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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Leading for Sustainability: Effective Strategies for Transformative Leadership
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Leading for Sustainability: Effective Strategies for Transformative Leadership

Heather Daniels is the Vice President of Environment, Safety, Health and Sustainability for Lockheed Martin Corporation. She leads the organization responsible for setting policy and developing programs that support the corporation’s commitments to provide a safe and healthful working environment, to operate in a manner that conserves natural resources, and to provide for the long-term stewardship of our environmental, social and financial capital.

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Tackling Scope 3 and Supply Chain Sustainability at the Crossroads of New Regulations and ESG Goals
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Tackling Scope 3 and Supply Chain Sustainability at the Crossroads of New Regulations and ESG Goals

In this session, we will uncover some common challenges when building or scaling ESG programs, as well as best practices and approaches for measuring, reporting, and mitigating Scope 3 emissions. Join us to learn more about: Amanda ZalkSenior Strategic Account ExecutivesEcoVadis Amanda has driven sustainable behavior changes since her earliest days. With a background in carbon-emission mitigation policy and international relations, Amanda is passionate about harnessing the power of global business for positive change. Now at EcoVadis, Amanda partners with the world’s largest Financial and Legal Services organizations to leverage sustainability as a performance and value driver for procurement as…

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Food Visibility and Traceability — A Conversation with Louis-Olivier Roy of OPTEL Group
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Food Visibility and Traceability — A Conversation with Louis-Olivier Roy of OPTEL Group

At North American Food Safety & Quality 2023 we sat down with Louis-Olivier Roy of OPTEL Group to talk about one of the most important challenges and opportunities facing FSQ professional today: Being able to see their products from one end of the value chain to the other. New regulations are coming online that demand Food Safety and Quality teams be able to document everything that happens to the food under their responsibility, but beyond compliance, knowing the quality and quantity of goods at all stages of the journey from farm to fork offer a wide range of advantages and capabilities that generate real ROI. In an evolving regulatory environment where getting data from suppliers is going beyond a best practice to become a requirement, what does treating compliance as the starting point rather than the finish line look like? How can FSQ data collected at this granular level help other parts of the business achieve their goals as well? For all this and more, give this episode a listen!

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Fireside Chat: What Does the Future of Technology Look Like for Supply Chain Leaders?
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Fireside Chat: What Does the Future of Technology Look Like for Supply Chain Leaders?

Dave Clark has more than 20 years of business leadership experience at Amazon. Throughout his career, Dave has built a reputation for logistical excellence, strategic and long-term thinking, a high degree of integrity, and a deep commitment to serving customers.

Dave began his career at Amazon in 1999 as an Operations Manager, working his way up to become the CEO of Amazon’s worldwide consumer business in 2021. While holding significant leadership roles, Dave was the driving force behind the development and expansion of Amazon’s fulfillment and logistics programs, which have become the backbone of the company’s retail business.

He also oversaw several key divisions, including online stores, physical stores, third-party seller marketplaces, and the Amazon Prime subscription business, generating more than 75% of Amazon’s revenue in the first quarter of 2022. Dave helped define the vision for Amazon’s commitment to carbon neutrality as well, presenting a TED Talk in 2020 entitled: Amazon’s climate pledge to be net-zero by 2040.

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Fireside Chat: Transforming the Supply Chain Ecosystem in The Digital Era
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Fireside Chat: Transforming the Supply Chain Ecosystem in The Digital Era

Gabriel Arreaga joined Kroger in 2020 with deep supply chain leadership experience. Most recently, he served as senior vice president of supply chain for Mondelez International, Inc. There, he led a team of more than 14,000 employees within a network of 41 internal and external factories, 49 fulfillment centers, direct-to-store branches, logistics and product development. He also served as global vice president of operations for Stanley Black and Decker and held numerous leadership roles at Unilever, including vice president of food and beverage operations.

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From Commitments to Action: Embedding Sustainability into the Way We Work
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From Commitments to Action: Embedding Sustainability into the Way We Work

Donna Warton is the Corporate VP, Supply Chain & Sustainability for Microsoft.

Prior to this role, Donna was the General Manager of Microsoft Devices Supply Chain responsible for managing the end to end supply chain for hardware including Surface, Surface Hub, HoloLens, Xbox, Games and Accessories. With double-digit business growth, Donna led a digital supply chain transformation to scale operations, drive customer satisfaction and be a showcase for Microsoft.

Prior to joining Microsoft, Donna was VP of Global Operations for Dell where she transformed Dell’s famous configure-to-order supply chain into a segmented supply chain model unleashing improved customer experience and business value.

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Innovating with Empathy: How People-Centric Automation Will Enhance Retail’s Future
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Innovating with Empathy: How People-Centric Automation Will Enhance Retail’s Future

Prathibha Rajashekhar currently serves as Senior Vice President of Innovation & Automation at Walmart U.S., where she and her team are responsible for transforming the company’s end-to-end supply chain and store operations through the advancement of high-tech capabilities. This includes modernizing the company’s facilities with state-of-the-art automation designed to enhance the work environment for associates. It also includes digitizing the in-store experience with next generation solutions such as touchless checkout, digital shelf labels and more.

Prior to this role, Prathibha served as Senior Vice President, Private Brands and Sourcing at Sam’s Club where she led the development of Member’s Mark products that drove member advocacy and profitable growth for the business. During her time at Sam’s Club, she also served as Vice President/ DMM for Baby, HBA & OTC categories, responsible for identifying great items and bringing them to life at the best value for Sams’ members.

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Mastering Disruption: How One of the World’s Largest Healthcare Companies is Navigating Market Challenges to Ensure Patients Receive the Products They Need
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Mastering Disruption: How One of the World’s Largest Healthcare Companies is Navigating Market Challenges to Ensure Patients Receive the Products They Need

Kathryn E. Wengel (Kathy) is Executive Vice President, Chief Technical Operations & Risk Officer for Johnson & Johnson, and a member of the Company’s Executive Committee. She has significant healthcare, operations and global business expertise – with more than three decades of experience in leadership positions at Johnson & Johnson.

In her current role, Kathy is responsible for the continued strengthening of the Company’s core technical operations and risk management capabilities. She leads key technical operations functions, including: Procurement, Engineering & Property Services, Sustainability and cross-sector Supply Chain teams focused on standards, services, strategic programs and data science, as well as critical risk functions, including: Quality & Compliance, Health Care Compliance, Environmental Health & Safety, Global Security and Global Brand Protection. A strong developer of globally diverse teams, Kathy also plays an important role with external stakeholders to advance critical risk management, resilience and technical operations priorities on behalf of Johnson & Johnson and the healthcare industry.

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Delivering the Impossible: How to Drive Value Chain Competitive Advantage Led by ESG
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Delivering the Impossible: How to Drive Value Chain Competitive Advantage Led by ESG

Hear how fully integrating ESG across the organization can drive Supply Chain performance, whilst delivering sustainable, profitable growth.

Ewan Andrew, Diageo’s President, Global Supply & Procurement & Chief Sustainability Officer, offers learnings from the global drinks producer on how evolving its ecosystem has enabled them to drive Supply Chain performance, aligned to an ambitious 2030 sustainability vision.

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Fireside Chat: Rising to the Challenge of New Supply Chain Business Realities
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Fireside Chat: Rising to the Challenge of New Supply Chain Business Realities

Mario Rivera is CVS Health’s SVP and Chief Supply Chain & Logistics Officer. He is responsible for developing and executing the company’s strategy to transform their supply chain network to become America’s premier health and wellness destination. He leads teams in transportation & logistics, distribution center operations, inventory management, omnichannel fulfillment, and network strategy & engineering.

Mario has more than two decades of experience in roles of increasing responsibility, primarily within the Healthcare industry – from MedTech to Life Sciences to Retail/Pharmacy. He has extensive leadership expertise driving business transformation globally including in the U.S., Latin America, Asia and Europe.

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