06 - 07 October, 2020
Hilton Antwerp Old Town
+44 207 368 9446
Past Speakers (2018)
VP, Head of Global Logistics
Begining in 2016 Mr. Formis joined Philips Healthtech leading the distribution logistics of Personal Care and the Hospital transport and installation logistics of Health Systems. Implementation of internal Philips Control Towers (PCT) at a regional level has been a recent focus of ManuelMr. Formis earned a degree in Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano.
Europe & EMA Supply Chain Vice President
Customer Logistics Director
Colin is based in Newbury, UK and looks after the Customer Logistics functions for Stryker in the UK. He has led and been involved in a number of service and logistics improvement projects over the years, including the implementation of new technologies and transforming solutions. Colin strongly believes that there are huge opportunities in building trusting partnerships between suppliers and customers to create efficiencies and improve service.
lobal Supply Chain Strategy & Digital Transformation Leader
Christophe is a Global Supply Chain Leader in GE
Healthcare, leading supply chain digital transformation - Industry 4.0. His
current focus is implementation and deployment of blockchain technology within
the supply chain to increase the end-to-end visibility
Director Supply Chain Planning EMEA
Karine Javelle has been with Baxter for 16 years during which she has covered a multitude of operational roles. She has been the Director EMEA Supply Chain Planning since the 1st of May 2017 and previously led the Global Network Optimization program, where her main goal was to develop Supply Chain Data Analytics globally at Baxter. She and her team represent a Supply Chain center of excellence that supports the organization as a whole in some particular area of focus such as a profitability improvement, cost reduction, service level improvement or supply chain transformation.
Supply Chain Vice President
Smith & Nephew
With over 20 years’ experience in the Global Medical Device Industry matured across functions such as Finance, Business Development, Sales Execution and Operations, Mark is currently leading transformational activities in S&N with a team of over 500 Supply Chain professionals in Europe and Canada. He is responsible for the management of 14 operational sites focusing on Logistics, Warehousing, Customer Service, Demand Planning and S&OP.
Director Supply Chain EMEA & India
Senior Director Customer Services EMEA
Johnson & Johnson
The past three years Manuella Wilts was the Senior Director, Customer Services EMEA at Johnson & Johnson. Central to this role is managing customer connectivity and driving through transformation across Johnson & Johnson’s business in customer service, e-commerce, and customer analytics. Manuella has been with J&J since 1999, holding a number of senior level roles in both Supply Chain and IT.
Regional Director Distribution EMEA
Bruno joined DANAHER with the focus the set up a DISTRIBUTION and LOGISTIC strategy for LEICA BIOSYSTEMS in EMEA and increase performance and customers` expectations. In the meanwhile, multiple warehouses across Europe have been consolidated, the major DC in the Frankfurt area has started a re-engineering campaign and ON TIME DELIVERY across EMEA has climbed up. Step by step, Supply Chain Management becomes a differentiator for competitiveness to foster LEICA´s further growth.
Senior Director Commercial Operations Europe and Canada
Smith & Nephew
Helmut has been joining Smith & Nephew two years ago as EUCAN Senior Director “Commercial Operations”, the interface between the Commercial team and upstream E2E Supply Chain. Helmut has over 20 years of experience in E2E supply chain in FMCG, OTC, Pharma and Medical Device industry. His passion is to break organizational silo-walls and to integrate cross-functional teams, processes, communication flows and systems to enable sustainable business improvements yielding better results.
SVP Global Supply Chain
Mr Gregory DEBUCHY is bioMérieux Supply Chain Senior VP Specialized in the in vitro diagnostics sector, bioMérieux designs, develops, produces and markets diagnosis systems (reagents, instruments and software) for medical or industrial applications.Gregory has a 20 years’ experience in supply chain management in an international environment. He started his carrier in the retail industry (Carrefour, Ferrero) and joined bioMérieux in 2014, leading a huge transformation plan for the Supply Chain, which was awarded in 2017 for Supply Chain Team of the year, Supply Chain End to end planning and also the Overall Gran Slam representing the Best of Supply Chain Ambition at the Logipharma Awards in Stuttgart.
Vice President, Head of Operations & Supply Chain Consumables
Carl Zeiss Meditec
Senior Manager, Customer Solutions
Johnson & Johnson
VP Supply Chain Management
Director Supply & Demand
Group Demand and Logistic Manager
Eleonora is Group Demand & Logistic Manager in Amplifon. She is currently based in HQ in Milan where she leads the Supply Chain and Procurement Corporate processes (Business Performance Review, Business & Cost Savings Modelling and KPI).She is the representative for the Global Products Launches for Supply Chain and Logistics focusing on Stock & Demand Management. Previously she was Planning Manager in the Supply Chain & Finance department of Eli Lilly, Italian site. She has an MBA from MIP Business School of Politecnico di Milano.
Supply Chain Director
DGS Diagnostics A/S
Brian is Supply Chain Director for DGS
Diagnostics A / S. With HQ in Denmark, DGS Diagnostics A / S is the global
backbone for manufacturing and logistics for a number of individual brands of
instruments used in the field of testing Hearing and Balance. Brian is working
on aligning sourcing support to the six different R&D sites worldwide,
optimizing upstream supply chain to the productions sites and the worldwide
shipping to own sales companies and customers.
Head Supply Chain Management
Mathys Ltd Bettlach
Stephan works at Mathys new Supply Chain Management department as Head of and lead in he’s position the on going re-organization and merges of different departments. Recent activities have focused on a GAP analysis for the implementation of the new MDR and in particular on the implementation of a new EDI process for master data exchange and order to cash process in order to fully the new conditions for UK and France by end of 2018.
Supply Chain Director
Stefano Fornuto is the European Supply Chain Director for Diasorin. He joined Diasorin in March 2017, after 16 years’ experience within multinational companies in the Food sector, with both local markets and central functions responsibilities. Strong and profitable background in production planning, demand planning, inventory management, S&OP process, production efficiency, process integration and change management. Actually involved in the S&OP process implementation for Diasorin taking experience from his out of industry knowlkedge.
David is leading the Global Logistics operations at Biocartis, a Belgian Biotech company that is active in the domain of oncology. The main project responsibilities concern FDA readiness, US warehouse set up and cold chain. Currently the most critical challenge is to ensure all, internal and external, logistics are up and running when the new manufacturing line becomes operational (September 2018).
Senior Manager Logistics & Cross Company Supply
Felix is Senior Manager Logistics and Cross-Company Supply for Biotronik's Vascular Intervention Business Unit . Besides managing the production value stream across different sites globally he is involved designing concepts for lean material flow up to the assembly lines. Recently, Felix has also been involved investigating impacts of technology on future's supply chain set up in the medical device industry.
Caroline has over 15 years of experience in the med-tech industry and is working as a project manager for Becton Dickinson (BD) at present. Based in BD’s head office in the UK, Caroline is – amongst other projects – responsible for ensuring BD’s timely compliance with the requirements outlined in the NHS eProcurement Strategy dated 07 May 2014 (now more commonly known as NHS Scan4Safety Program).’
Global Supply Chain and Program Manager
Geneva School of Business Administration
Karla Weber is a Global Supply Chain and Project Management executive 20+ years of experience leading cross-functional teams in large multinational companies on FMCG and Medical Devices. She has drove and implemented S&OP processes on multiple companies and scopes, achieving lower operating costs and inventories as well as improving customer service. Her passion for continuous improvement and total business mindset has been an asset to successfully implement multiples organizational changes.
Manager S&OP Cycle & SCM Projects
Regulatory Affairs Expert
Hyun-Woo is a regulatory affairs consultant. He worked in the field of regulatory affairs at BIOTRONIK SE & Co. KG from 2013 to 2016 with focus on AIMD and MDR on international level. From February 2017 to June 2018 at Carl Zeiss Meditec as regulatory affairs manager with focus on international approvals, monitoring international regulations and change management of products under MDD in close alignment with supply chain.
Senior Manager Planning & Inventory Management
Nico has over 16 years of relevant international work experience in the FMCG, consumer electronics & medical device industries and currently has a global responsibility over Supply Chain Planning, Inventory Management and Order Fulfilment at BIOTRONIK.
Founder of PHC and former Vice President Amazon Logistics Europe
For more than 20 years, Philippe’s role has been working to develop end-to-end Supply Chain organization from vendors to customers. He’s worked on network modelling, procurement and buying processes, inventory management, fulfillment management, and transportation network management, and mostly in Ecommerce.Philippe was with Amazon since 2000, where he joined Amazon.fr as Distribution Centre General Manager, moving to Amazon.co.uk (Scotland) in 2004, supporting business growth within the UK and setting up two new distribution centers in Glasgow and Edinburgh, to finally move in Amazon EU Headquarter in Luxembourg to hold several executive positions in their European Operations. Lately, Philippe was focusing on the final segment of the supply chain called The Last Mile which is the direct connection to the customers. Before joining Amazon, Philippe worked for Danzas (now DHL) and FDS in France.In March 2018, Philippe has started his own consultancy business, continues teaching Supply Chain Management at University in Luxembourg and France and participates to executive board activities. Philippe is based in Luxembourg.Philippe Hemard has a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accountancy and a Master in Logistics received from the University of Aix-en-Provence, France.
Former Scan4Safety Programme Manager
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
Rob Drag has more than 16
years’ experience working for the NHS, with an extensive background in
procurement and supply chain management, including recently Scan4Safety
Programme Manager, for Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust. He has a wealth of
experience in driving improvements in areas such as supplier management,
inventory management, procurement systems and strategic purchasing.
Highly qualified, having recently successfully completed his Masters in
Supply Chain Management, he is committed to applying his knowledge and
experience to improve procurement in healthcare. Rob has passion for increasing
Patient safety through an analytical approach which can be applied across many
Head of Logistics
As the Head of Logistics at Medicover Diagnostic Services Germany, Marco Linke is leading the central logistics department in Germany for 9 medical laboratories and 20 clinics. He implemented a centralized logistics strategy and organization within two years involving all German headquarters. His recent focus has been on cost and error reduction and increased efficiencies. Prior to joining Medicover, he worked in the Logistics department for Daimler and as a corporate consultant in logistics and supply chain management. He studied industrial engineering with a focus on supply chain management and started his career in logistics at German Federal Armed Forces.
Executive Consultant & Chief Innovation Officer
Aarhus University Hospital
Lars Ganzhorn Knudsen has studied Geophysics at The University and
Jackie Pomroy Consultancy
Head of Procurement and Services
LMU University Hospital
Director of Logistics
LMU University Hospital
As the Director of the Logistics at LMU University Hospital in Munich, Alexandra Volobujevova is leading the Logistic Department consisting of the Central Warehouse, the Inhouse Logistic and the Patient Transport. Since 2015 she re-organized und structured the logistics department and implemented a centralized logistics strategy. Her recent focus has been on establishing clear standards and improving the service quality while increasing efficiency as well as implementing IT solutions and digitalization of the Logistics department. She studied economics with a focus on controlling and supply chain management and started her career in Process and Quality Management at LMU University Hospital.
Head of Medical Supply Controlling
University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein
I'm in the function of Logistics manager in hospitals since 2006. In this time I have worked for large, small and also very large hospitals and hospitalgroups.I know the problems related to supply chain in Belgian hospitals very well.Projects I often did where mainly ERP implementations for logistics modules and projects relating to the bringing together of logistics activities between different hospitals in the form of logistical hubs.
Senior Business Consultant
Joost Rongen gained broad
practical experience when working at ASML and Philips in the area of
operational Supply Chain management and Supply Chain planning process
innovation. He is well experienced in bridging IT and business organizations
and driving joint business-IT programs. In 2011, Joost joined EyeOn as Lead
Senior Consultant, specialized in Forecasting and Integrated Business
Management for CPG, High Tech and Life Science companies (e.g. Heineken,
Schneider Electric, Electrolux, KraftHeinz, Amgen). Next to his annual series
of guest lectures in Supply Chain Management at Tilburg University, Joost
facilitates master classes and in-company training to Supply Chain and
Director of Business Development,Sales of Intelligent Packaging business
Stora Enso Group
Sten is the Director of business development and sales of Intelligent Packaging business at Stora Enso Group. Intelligent Packaging is focusing on providing RFID-based item identification and traceability solutions throughout supply chains of MedTech companies, as one of the key segments. Sten has more than 10 years of experience of Supply Chain, CRM and Technology implementations in retail related business across Europe. Sten is currently based in Stockholm Sweden.
Head of Supply Chain EMEA
Pharmacist and Engineer in operations management I have more than 15 years’ experience in end to end Supply Chain management (manufacturing site, planning, purchasing, distribution, logistics, sales admin, Global projects ) in pharma and IVD business (Solvay, Abbott healthcare, bioMérieux).Before to move to my current position of head of supply chain EMEA 2 year ago, I had the opportunity to lead bioMérieux Supply chain transformation project during 3 years as program director.
Business Development Manager
"Why of Everything”
Marcel Bos is co-author of Amazon best-seller "Why of Everything", keynote speaker, columnist for several business magazines, substitute teacher at TU Delft and specialist in high performance organizations, process optimization and change management based on neuroscience with over 30 years of international experience. He holds an MBA degree from Boston University.
Global Head of Supply Chain Excellence
DSM Nutrional Products
Arno Dalhuisen is
Global Head of SC Excellence within DSM Nutrional Products, a world leading
supplier of vitamins, carotenoids and other nutritional solutions within Animal
Nutrition & Health, Human Nutrition & Health and Personal Care &
Aroma Ingredients. For years Arno is focussed on unleashing the full potential
of all to contribute and team up from day-2-day continuous improvements towards
strategic value chain improvement projects. In doing so Arno and his team
facilitate, coach and train teams from regional to global areas and from
shopfloor to leadership level to build continous improvement capability and
applying digitization techniques within.
Senior Account Executive
Dario is an
experienced supply chain strategist with special expertise in the Life Sciences
and MedTech sectors. He spent five years at CSC Healthcare as Senior Strategy
Manager/Head of the Investment Review Board and seven years as an operational
and due diligence consultant, delivering a variety of Pharma/Life Sciences
projects across Europe and LATAM. Dario joined LLamasoft from Gartner, where he
worked as Business Development Director DACH in the supply chain division.
Vice President, Regional Sector Head, Life Sciences & Healthcare EMEA
DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation
Andrew is responsible for developing and maintaining DHL’s Life Sciences & Healthcare business throughout the EMEA region across the different DHL business units. Having joined the DPDHL Group in 2008, he is a member of the DHL Supply Chain MLEMEA Life Sciences Board and a member of the DHL CSI Global Life Sciences management team. He is based at the DHL Global Forwarding regional headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. Prior to that he was responsible for developing DHL’s Healthcare and Life Science business throughout Asia-Pacific for the Supply Chain business unit. Before that he spent some years at Schenker (formerly BAX Global) where he was responsible for logistics Business Development across the Asia Pacific region. He has 15 years operational experience in the pharmaceutical logistics industry, with the bulk of those years spent with Sigma Company Limited, based in Melbourne, Australia, where he was the regional operations manager for Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory.
BRM Digital and EDI, EMEA IT Commercial, EMEA PMO Portfolio Manager, Global IT,
Eric has been a Zimmer Biomet team member since 1991. Almost 30 years’ experience in Medical Devices industry. He is certified Project manager by the PMI (PMP certified Project Manager) with a large international experience. Eric has being working for more than 25 Zimmer Biomet subsidiary companies in EMEA, including Middle East. His background at Zimmer Biomet is related to expertise in Company organization specializing in the Customer Care and warehouse departments. The last past years, Eric successfully implemented EDI flows and Digital initiatives in EMEA.
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