Top 10 Editor’s Choice Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE

Following another successful year at Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE London, we pick 10 top speaker keynotes and panels from across the two days

As the world’s fastest-growing procurement and supply chain event, Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE 2023 was a disruptive learning and networking event that showcased some of the industry’s top speakers across innovation, thought leadership and strategy. 

We had so many amazing speakers attending and topics discussed across the two-day event that it was a challenge to pick just 10. After much deliberation we have summarised a few of our talent and inspirational leaders and their sessions below:

Matt Yanchyshyn, AWS

Matt Yanchyshyn, General Manager, AWS Marketplace & Partner Engineering at AWS took to the stage all the way from New York to discuss procurement challenges and how to overcome them, as well as the benefits of digital marketplaces to foster innovation.

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Jim Townsend, Walgreen Boots Alliance 

Sharing his perspective on ProcureTech companies, Jim Townsend, Chief Procurement Officer at Walgreen Boots Alliance took to the stage to discuss how they can be more successful in the sales process.

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The Digital Procurement Forum

Hearing from the likes of Nicholas Wright (bp); Sheldon Mydat (Suppeco); Waleed AlSaeedi (Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority), and Dirk Karl (MTN Group) the four executives discussed the various aspects of digital procurement and its impact on the wider processes.

“Digital procurement can fundamentally change the nature of procurement and what we do with the function, especially in efficiency and effectiveness” - Nicholas Wright, Director of Procurement Innovation (Digital & Talent) at bp.

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The Digital Procurement Forum - Sheldon Mydat, Dirk Karl, Nicholas Wright, Waleed AlSaeedi

The Supply Chain Sustainability Forum

Exploring the best practices and strategies for achieving sustainable supply chains, Mike Brooman (Community Fibre), Maureen O’Shea (Baringa), and Phil Halanen (Wyndham Hotels & Resorts deep dived into the role of technology collaboration and supplier engagement. 

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The Supply Chain Strategies Forum

Deep-diving into innovative supply chain strategies and practical insights, Alexander Tschentscher (Siemens) and Michael Carson (Cushman & Wakefield) discussed how to develop, implement and optimise strategic supply chains required for transformative growth.

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Adrian Oyekanmi, Radisson Hotel Group

Discussing the benefits of strategic sourcing and how organisations can optimise their processes to drive cost savings, enhance quality, and foster innovation, Adrian Oyekanmi, SVP of Global Strategic Sourcing at Radisson Hotel Group deep-dived into how to unleash the potential of strategic sourcing. 

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Patsy Duncan

Sharing her insights on unlocking ESG targets through strategic sourcing Patsy Duncan, Senior Director of Global Procurement at PepsiCo discusses the company’s successful implementation of responsible sourcing strategies. 

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Patsy Duncan, Senior Director of Global Procurement at PepsiCo

The Strategic Sourcing Forum

Exploring the best practices and strategies for successful strategic sourcing initiatives, Milind Taylor (Nixdorf); Andrew Turner (JLL); and Benn Godfrey (Rolls-Royce) discussed the latest trends and innovative approaches shaping the field. 

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Alexander Tschentscher

Inspiring others to transform their supply chains, Alexander Tschentscher, Head of Supply Chain Excellence & Head of Strategy, Supply Chain & Logistics, at Siemens AG, discussed the company’s move from being tactical to being strategic.

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Shawn Plunkett

Speaking at the event, Shawn Plunkett, Global Procurement Category Director, Warehousing & Logistics at Springer Nature discussed the benefits of supply chain transformation and how smart inventory management has furthered the company’s sustainability goals.

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To watch any of our other speakers from Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE 2023, click here.

Don’t forget to register for our future events including Manufacturing LIVE 2023Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE Dubai 2024 & Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE London 2024.

Celebrating exemplary achievements in the fields of procurement and supply chain management, the Supply Chain AWARDS - debuting in 2024 - acknowledges companies, professionals, and projects that demonstrate exceptional performance, innovation, and strategic thinking. Click here, to find out how you can enter.


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