Sep 17, 2021

The Ultimate Procurement & Supply Chain Event

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ProcurementSupplyChainLive
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Procurement and Supply Chain Live adds five more exceptional speakers, with just 10 days until the ultimate procurement and supply chain event goes live

Five must-see speakers have been announced for Procurement and Supply Chain Live, the ultimate event for procurement and supply chan professionals taking place later this month.

Mariam Saad, Naissa von Pein, Rob Halsall, Fraser Hill and Sarah Ashley join an already enviable line-up of CSCOs, CPOs, Digital Transformation Directors, and technology leaders confirmed for this month’s event, which takes place 28-30 September.  

A limited number of additional physical tickets have been released due to popular demand. Learn more and register today at our EVENT SITE.

Meet the Speakers 

Mariam Saad

Director of Procurement, IT & Technology Services at TELUS

 

Having studied business and completed a Certificate at the McGill Executive MBA programme in leadership, Mariam Saad's career led to her working in the three top industries in Canada: IT, natural resources and telecoms. Currently, Saad actively supports the Montreal Women's Network, and sits on the board of Business Development Committee for WBE. Saad is a mentor to numerous supply chain and procurement professionals, and is a mentor for MOSAIC, a multilingual non-profit organisation dedicated to addressing issues that affect immigrants and refugees in the course of their settlement and integration into Canadian society.

 

Naissa von Pein

Director, Global Indirect Categories and Procurement Excellence at Doel Sunshine Company

 

Naissa von Pein is a German-Brazilian national and Singapore Permanent Resident with a strong background in Procurement and Project Management. Since moving to Singapore in 2010, she has worked for four MNCs in the area of supply chain, procurement, reporting and performance, as well as project management, with global and regional responsibilities for Americas and Asia Pacific. Before starting with Dole as Director for Indirect Categories and Procurement Excellence in July 2020, von Pein was with Lafargeholcim for four years as Head of Projects and Development, within the regional procurement department.

 

Rob Halsall

Managing Director at The Executive Athlete

 

Rob Halsall is an experienced business leader and Chief Procurement Officer, with extensive domestic and international experience working within leading automotive, chemicals, aerospace, telco, tertiary and financial services organisations - as well as an experienced external board Director.

Halsall is the Founder and Managing Director of The Executive Athlete. He focusses on ‘Optimising Organisational Talent, Culture & Performance’ through providing Leadership Development, Coaching, Advisory and Training & Facilitation solutions. He has an MSc Procurement, a BSc (Hons) in Business Information Technology and is both MCIPS and FCIPS. Halsall was one of Supply Chain Digital’s Top 10 Procurement Executives Worldwide in 2020.

 

Fraser Hill

General Manager Digital & Process Transformation at Royal Dutch Shell

 

Fraser Hill leads the digital transformation agenda within the managed supply chain across Upstream, Downstream, Integrated Gas, Projects and Technology in Shell. His team of 120 staff is accountable for digital transformation of the supply chain. technology, process design, AI, big data and digital. Hill is also the driving force behind the development and implementation of a new operating model, known as Project Optimus.

 

Sarah Ashley

Partner at Baringa

Sarah Ashley is Government Partner at award-winning management consultancy Baringay. She has over 20 years’ experience in large public sector transformation and commercial programmes, including National Identity Scheme, EU Exit and NHS Test & Trace. Ashley is known for her collaborative, pragmatic approach, which drives delivery forward for her clients in complex stakeholder environments. Since joining Baringa in 2019, she has grown the team from two to 40+ consultants, many of whom specialise in public sector commercial and supply chain. She is also the Baringa global lead for Wellbeing.

 

Gain Invaluable Insight at Procurement and Supply Chain Live

 

From September 28-30, network with C-level executives, gain insight from industry pioneers and walk away with actionable insights that accelerate your career at Procurement and Supply Chain Live. By the end of the week, we promise you’ll have the skills to solve the world’s most pressing supply chain and procurement challenges. 

The three-day show is an essential deep dive into the industry, with influential speakers sharing insights and strategies from their organisations, group roundtable discussions, and fireside chats. Whether you attend virtually or in person, you’ll strategise how to cope with global disruption, learn from industry leaders, and walk away with tips, tactics, and tangible connections. 

 

How to Attend

In a COVID-disrupted era, we know that the majority of people would rather avoid travelling for events─why take the risk, right? In response to the continued disruption, BizClik Media Group has decided that Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE will offer the best of both worlds through hybrid accessibility. That means you and your peers can attend the event in person or virtually ─ with no disadvantages for people who choose not to make the trip to the Tobacco Dock venue. 

In-Person

Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE will be held at the Tobacco Dock in London, an industry-leading venue that is renowned for delivering world-class events. For attendees’ peace of mind, the venue is working to the government-endorsed AEV All Secure Framework, alongside mia’s AIM Secure and ‘Good to Go’ accreditation, they will ensure that we achieve a COVID-secure environment to facilitate all of your networking needs. 

Virtually

Our physical venue is both historic and stunning, but it has no bearing on the information that you and your peers can gain from the event. You can still absorb it all, interact with other attendees, and enjoy the conference experience on your alternative, virtual platform. 

The platform will feature live feeds from all of the stages, as well as virtual networking areas. So, if you want to avoid travel, it’s not a problem! You can still get involved and enjoy the entire experience from the comfort of your own home. 

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