LogiMed 2017

October 18-October 19, 2017

Hyperion Hotel, Hamburg

44 (0) 207 368 9766

Advisory Board

Hans Willems
Hans Willems
VP Supply Chain Europe
Boston Scientific
Hans joined Boston Scientific in 1997, first as operations manager, developing into a director role for the site in Beek, The Netherlands. He initiated the construction of a completely new site in the Netherlands, 25000 m2 with shipping of 4200 orders per day, all over the world, with less invasive medical devices to all major hospitals. Promoted to Vice President Operations in 2006, managing all distribution outside the US. Acts as a managing director for the legal entity of Boston Scientific in the Netherlands. In 2013 promoted to Vice President Supply Chain Europe. Finished a second masters in Executive Leadership and Change.
Mathijs Luts
Mathijs Luts
Director Supply Chain EMEA & India
Abbott
Mathijs is a driven Supply Chain professional with significant experience in the medical device industry: Combining pragmatism with diplomacy, bringing leadership and delivery capabilities to any project. Proven results in rapidly changing supply chain environments. Intellectual capacity and the “can-do” mind-set to develop lean organisations and improve supply chain performance, with a clear and pragmatic approach to the “service vs. cost” paradox.
Rick Desmarais
Rick Desmarais
Director Global JJOS Deployment Leader
Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems
Rick has held a wide variety of positions during his 16 years with Johnson & Johnson. He has worked in all apsects of the Supply chain including Make, Source, Plan and most recently Deliver. He has managed start-up plants in Switzerland, opened a new distribution center in Belgium and has become a champion for Lean Thinking across J&J. Currently, he is in a global deployment role, impementing the Johnson & Johnson Operating System to bring transformational change across the J&J Supply Chain network.
Björn Neal Kirchner
Björn Neal Kirchner
VP Supply Chain Management
Hartmann
Björn Neal Kirchner has lead the Supply Chain Function of HARTMANN Group since January 2015. This includes global responsibility for demand, supply and inventory planning, logistics & warehousing activities, as well as customer order management and purchase-to-pay processes. Recently, his team has re-designed the demand planning process and is now rolling this out to the entire group. Ensuring that all local sales organisations are moving to more mature planning processes continues to be a challenge.
Jackie Pomroy
Jackie Pomroy
Head of Supply Chain
NHS South of England Procurement Services
A highly motivated, knowledgeable, proactive, professionally qualified supply chain professional with 28 years experience in the healthcare sector. She has a passion for leading change to drive efficiency delivering operational and supply chain excellence resulting in financial benefits and streamlined processes . Jackie works with GS1UK, MHRA and numerous Suppliers to drive change in the Healthcare Sector to deliver better patient care. She sits on a number of groups who are proactively encouraging suppliers to engage and implement GS1 standards. She believes full adoption of GS1 standards across the NHS will enable us to increase patient safety, whilst taking cost out of the supply chain for manufacturers/Suppliers and Providers.

2017 Speakers

Karine Javelle
Karine Javelle
Global Supply Chain Network Optimization
Baxter Healthcare
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.
Stefano Cavaliere
Stefano Cavaliere
Supply Planning Director
Medtronic
Stefano is the Supply Planning Director for Eu&Asia, Medtronic. Responsible for global supply of Medical Devices from 13 Manufacturing plants located in Europe and Far East. More than 25 years’ experience in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics and Distribution in Medical Devices (Covidien/Medtronic) and FMCG (Procter&Gamble) industries.
Guillaume Gasc
Guillaume Gasc
Vice President Single use devices Supply Chain & Head of Competence Center
Carl Zeiss Meditec
Guillaume has two main areas of responsibility: The first is the downstream supply chain for all single use medical devices. The second is the management of two development and manufacturing sites of Intra ocular lenses. The biggest success of her team in the last 6 months was the go-live of different e-commerce tools adapted to different customer segment: Mobile app, customer portal and EDI. Her biggest challenge is keeping an accurate and up-to-date understanding of workflow and jobs to be done at the customer side in order to design supply chain processes fulfilling customer needs.
Thomas Stucke
Thomas Stucke
Head of Operations Insights
BSN Medical
Thomas Stucke is Head of Operations Insights at BSN Medical. Thomas is in charge of providing transparency on operations performance, supporting increase of cost efficiency through automation as well as supporting continuous improvement activities.
Thorsten Burger
Thorsten Burger
EMEA Senior Solution Manager, Supply Chain Solutions
Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices
Thorsten has 18 years of experience in the Medical Devices Industry. Starting his career in R&D, followed by international marketing roles at DePuySynthes, he is now Senior Solutions Manager Supply Chain within the European CareAdvantage team of Johnson&Johnson Medical Devices Companies. His role is to enhance efficiency and reduce costs for hospitals through innovative supply chain solutions.
Frank Moonen
Frank Moonen
Director Global Delivery Excellence
Boston Scientific
Working 20 years with Boston Scientific. 9 Years Demand Planning with responsibility of the European. 5 Years responsible for warehousing, Customer Service and Engineering. 3 years Value Improvement and last 2 years Global Delivery Excellence, where the contact with Sales increased and learnings are leveraged globally.
Eric Thomas
Eric Thomas
Director Supply & Demand
BioMérieux
Holder of an Engineer's Degree and a Master of Science in Economics, I started my career with Shell, where I held several positions in Supply Chain before joining bioMérieux in 2013. In the frame of a major SC reengineering, I built in 2015 the team that I'm now in charge of, and which leads all S&OP and finished goods planning for the company.
Peter Trappeniers
Peter Trappeniers
Sr Customer Care, Planning & Inventory Manager EMEA
Terumo
Peter’s has outstanding organisational decision making and follow through skills with a strong ability to oversee and manage multiple projects utilising diverse resources. He has over 10 years experience in strategic supply chains, logistics, business development, strategic planning and process development/improvement. His passion is to give a "customer satisfaction" twist to his company's important business processes.
Chet Damania
Chet Damania
Senior Manager, Customer Solutions
Johnson & Johnson
Lead regional team by collaborating with premier hospital networks across the United States to improve supply chain, commercial and transactional capabilities. Lead J&J Customer Supply Chain initiatives to value stream map current processes, prioritize and execute key opportunities and cross functional collaboration with commercial and customer to drive value for the health care chain to improve efficiency, and customer experience. Implement Lean/Six Sigma strategies and metrics to drive quality and efficiency in healthcare supply chain along with reducing waste "end to end" across the network and enhance Customer Experience.
Enric Cargol
Enric Cargol
Supply Chain Planning Manager EMEA
Abbott
More than 10 of experience in Supply Chain mainly related to planning and inventory management activities in several sectors as paper manufacturing, textile and medical devices.
Hajo Reißmann
Hajo Reißmann
Head of Medical Supply Controlling
University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein
Hajo’s main responsibilities are the analysis and reporting of the usage of medical supplies and pharmaceuticals. The data are interpreted in close cooperation with the pharmacists and the specialists within the purchasing department and recommendations to the clinical users as well as to the management are derived. His biggest success has been the completion of a long overdue improvement of report content and his main challenges at the moment are two projects on data capture at the point of care and master data communication via GDSN.
Michael Kipping
Michael Kipping
Group Manager, Medical Devices Safety & Surveillance
MHRA
Group Manager at Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) responsible for safety & surveillance of medical devices in the UK. Prior to joining MHRA, worked for 10+ years in commercial roles within the medical device industry (primarily in cardiac rhythm management).
Dr Mike Stroud
Dr Mike Stroud
Explorer Physician
Writer
Mike Stroud qualified as a doctor in 1979 and then spent 10 years in hospital medicine interspersed with prolonged periods travelling around the world on expeditions. He then left mainstream medical practice to undertake six years of research on human performance at environmental extremes which led to him becoming the Chief Scientist at the UK Government ‘Centre for Human Sciences’. During this period, he continued to go on expeditions which included the first unsupported crossing of Antarctica on foot which he completed with Sir Ranulph Fiennes in 1993. This resulted in the award of both the OBE for ‘Human Endeavour & Services to Charity’ and the Polar Medal for ‘Services to Polar exploration’.

In the late 1990s Mike returned to hospital medicine in Southampton where he is now a Professor in Medicine & Nutrition and a Consultant Gastroenterologist. Nevertheless, he has continued to undertake gruelling challenges in extreme environments. During 2016/17 he has been climbing some of the highest mountains on every continent helping Sir Ranulph in his ‘Global challenge’ to become the first man ever to have climbed the highest summits on all seven continents and to have crossed both polar regions.
Peter-Paul van Heesewijk
Peter-Paul van Heesewijk
Senior Director Global Customer Service
Abbott
Ernstpeter Stueven
Ernstpeter Stueven
Distribution Logistics Director
BIOTRONIK
David Norris
David Norris
Senior Logistics Service Manager
Varian Medical Systems
David manages Varian Medical Systems’ service logistics for Europe, Middle East, India and Africa, where he has established an EMEIA service logistics team based in 9 countries. His key business challenge is the design and implementation of innovative supply chain solutions that reduce machine down time for Varian’s customers, while at the same time finding ways to improve operational execution that reduce the cost of service. In his role his focus has been on establishing logistics operations in key emerging markets and optimizing inventory to reduce total investment while improving the local availability of critical spare parts. He enjoys finding new approaches to solve problems. David has an Executive MBA with a specialization in supply chain management.
Dr Gert  Schade
Dr Gert Schade
Global Account Director
Volkswagen Group
Roger Counihan
Roger Counihan
Life Sciences Industry Leader
Fortna
Roger Counihan is the Life Sciences Industry leader at Fortna Inc, where leads teams that drive results for his clients in the areas of distribution network strategy, operations improvements, distribution center design, systems implementation and labor management. Roger has a strong background in distribution software, operations, and technology. Prior to joining Fortna, Roger served as the Director at Brightstar, and in consulting at CapGemini, Adjoined and SAIC. Roger holds an MS in Ind Engineering from the University of VA.
Clemens Heller
Clemens Heller
Manager Supply Chain Planning & Projects
Hartmann
Since 2015 is working as SCM Planning Process and Project Managerat at Hartmann. Clemens focus areas are Demand and Supply Planning process improvements. He has over 10 years of experience in various Supply Chain Planning functions in operational planning, projects and performance management.
David  Caballero
David Caballero
Project lead - Supply Chain Transformation project
BSN Medical
David Caballero is a Supply Chain Project Manager at BSN medical, an Essity company, located in Hamburg Hausbruch, Germany. He is leading different projects globally since 2013 such as SAP implementation in APAC and LATAM or Supply Chain Transformation. He graduated from the University of Hamburg, with Master degree in Business Administration in 2009. After graduation he lived for several months in San Diego before moving back to Hamburg and start working for BSN medical as Supply Planner. In 2013 he became a Project Manager with focus on SAP implementation until he was promoted early 2017 to manage the Supply Chain Transformation.
Jimmy Khoo
Jimmy Khoo
Europe & EMA Supply Chain Vice President
Becton Dickinson
Jimmy is currently the Vice President, Supply Chain Europe/EMA in BD. He and his family are base in Nyon, Switzerland. He joined BD Singapore as Senior Director Supply Chain Greater Asia from 2009-16. He is a change leader with extensive experience in Supply Chain transformation in BD, Hewlett-Packard, UT Starcom and Lenovo. He instituted S&OP disciplines, set up of Regional Distribution Center, Customer Service at Shared Services center, Demand/Supply Management Center of Excellence and Regional Logistics organization. Jimmy also worked in China for 2 years and earned his MBA from Nanyang Business School, Singapore.
Michiel Veenman
Michiel Veenman
Head of Global Consulting & Global Market Leader pharmaceutical industry
Swisslog Warehouse & Distribution Solutions
Michiel is directly responsible for Swisslog’s global solutions for the pharmaceutical industry. Michiel oversees and manages strategies to overcome the logistical challenges faced by pharma companies, and has successfully implemented solutions in pharma warehouse operations – recently Michiel led his team in building a multi-functional warehouse overcoming the challenge of limited space and cost levels.
Marco  Girardi
Marco Girardi
Logistics Manager
Terumo BCT
Marco Girardi began his career in Logistic with the United Nations in 1992/93 in the air-transportable Logistics Medical service and Disinfection in Mozambique, Africa. After 1-year project he moved back to Italy, working as Supervisor for TNT-Nike service in Turin, Italy. While at TNT, he held various logistics positions of increasing responsibility in inventory management, customer service, KPI in the quality department, and improving his knowledge in transportation and distribution center and operations management. Marco after eight years moved to Netherlands to improve his international knowledge and skills. He worked in Cisco / Linksys participating at the creation of the first European Customer Service, in June 2006 he moved in Belgium to became a Purchasing supervisor, then he became in 2007 a Supply Chain Supervisor. After few years he developed with a 4PL company a new Logistics Structure and team, with successful costs savings. Afterwards he participated at a 1-year project in Italy as Site Supervisor with 26 indirect reports. After almost 10 years in the industry he got the opportunity to move in the medical Logistic sector were today he is working as an active Logistics Manager focus in Logistic improvement and costs reductions. Throughout the past 25 years, Marco has devoted much of his time to furthering a number of companies in the whole supply chain, manage high tasks and challenges programs and bring high initiatives and process improvements ideas. This experience has given him a solid foundation for his new role in the medical sector as Logistics Manager. He always encourages colleagues to work cross functionally, and not stop at the boundaries of their job description.
Giovanni Effori
Giovanni Effori
Planner/ Buyer
Össur Europe B.V. Eindhoven
My current role at Icelandic company Össur is reflect of the supply chain experience I have gained throughout the 9 years of experience across different supply chain sectors, including Medical Devices and Fast Moving Consumer Goods. At Össur, I am responsible for the operational aspects of demand and transport planning, purchasing from 3rd party suppliers as well as acting as support in the delivery of key warehouse integration projects in EMEA and other projects at Global level including our Sourcing Excellence project on Packaging. Before Össur, I have held positions in Quality Management and Supply Chain Planning in fast moving consumer goods/ retail focused organizations working with suppliers and customers in the UK, Ireland, Germany and The Netherlands. I also hold a Master of Science degree in Supply Chain Management from Tilburg University in The Netherlands.
Diego Lauritano
Director Logistic Center
Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Bologna
In 2011 Diego enters the healthcare public sector in Bologna entitled to direct, reporting to the General Manager, the Logistic Center of one of major hospital in the Italian public scenario: the Bologna University Hospital Authority St.Orsola. Since 2014 he is also project leader of the Supply Chain centralization project of pharma, medical devices and other goods for 6 different public authorities, 20 hospitals, in the Area Vasta Emilia Centrale (part of Emilia Romagna region). He frequently participates to regional based projects such as the regional guideline for budget certification, the european Peppol Project aimed to eprocurement - invoices, orders and delivery dispatch -, the definition of requirements and acquisition of a single ERP software for all the healthcare public companies of the region and others. In 2015 he obtains an advanced degree in healthcare policies after a two yearlong cycle of the Scuola Superiore di Politiche per la Salute, Alma Mater Studiorum A.D. 1088 - University of Bologna. His previous job positions range from Chief Operation Officer for a Italian based 3rd party logistic company in healthcare, chemical and cosmetics to Logistic Inbound Manager in a media/printing company of Arvato (Bertelsmann Group), to CEO’s assistant of Arvato Italy (Bertelsmann Group) during the construction of the largest rotogravure printing industrial facility in the south of Europe, to PM in the waste management field and CEO’s assistant in the construction and building sector.
Peter-Paul  van Oosterhout
Peter-Paul van Oosterhout
Business Development Manager
ShipitSmarter
Peter-Paul joined ShipitSmarter in 2009 as a Business Development Manager and is now globally responsible for the Sales & Marketing within ShipitSmarter. He is a highly motivated supply chain professional with an expertise for more than 20 years in all transport modes, transport and shipment management, and optimization of supply chains. He believes that the existing transport networks and flows will be more dynamic, flexible and sustainable within five years. The power of integration different systems in a click will help organizations to deal with the fastmoving world.
Jarek Swinniewicz
OTC EDI Business Analyst
Systagenix
Jarek has joined Acelity in 2009 and worked over the last 8 years in various roles including customer care, master data management, EDI / IT business analysis. He is a passionate change and improvement leader focused on process optimisation and improvement. His latest achievements include sales order processing automation resulting in significant operating cost reduction as well as customer satisfaction. In parallel he lead the efforts to standardise the processes within the customer care communication channels across different Acelity business units.
Andreas Olpeter
Andreas Olpeter
VP Sales & Business Development Europe
arvato BERTELSMANN