16 - 17 October, 2018
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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
Director Global Supply Planning
Regional Distribution Director
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.
Director Lean & Distribution Excellence
Martin heads up the Project Management Office within Global Distribution, manages all Lean Six Sigma(LSS) activities from process design to continuous improvement and is responsible for warehouse design and supporting IT systems. One success story is the implementation of Pick by Voice with a warehouse management (WMS) pick manager and one major challenge is delivering on promise in a volatile environment at reduced costs.
Vice President Single use devices Supply Chain & Head of Competence Center
Carl Zeiss Meditec
Director, Logistics & Distribution
Hands-on distribution director, with more than 20 years of experience managing and streamlining high volume operations for world class manufacturers and distributors. Ambitious, passionate leader applying best practices to continuously drive product, process, and organizational excellence through motivational team leadership and strategic continuous improvement initiatives. Versatile industry experience includes medical supply, office supply, video game, bearing technology, security solutions, and fire protection products. Multilingual, with proven record of managing successful operations & international project across Africa, Europe and North America.
Senior Manager, Customer Solutions
Johnson & Johnson
Director Global Logistics
Terumo BCT Europe
Isabela has a Master in Logistics Management and more
than 9 years of experience in the medical device industry. As Director Global
Logistics of Terumo BCT, Isabela has full ownership of providing the strategic
development, direction and overall management of the Terumo BCT Global
Warehouse, Logistics, and Transportation, leading a global team of 35 logistics
experts. She worked previously for AB InBev in Brazil and Belgium, leading
projects in Supply Chain.
VP Supply Chain Management
Director Supply & Demand
Director Global JJOS Deployment Leader
Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems
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 of 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).’
Former Global Supply Chain and Program Manager
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 Supply Chain Planning & Projects
Regulatory Affairs Manager
Carl Zeiss Meditec
Hyun-Woo is regulatory affairs manager at Carl Zeiss Meditec AG. Before joining Carl Zeiss Meditec AG in 2017, Hyun-Woo worked in the field of regulatory affairs at BIOTRONIK SE & Co. KG from 2013 to 2016 with focus on AIMDD and MDR and international regulations. At Carl Zeiss Meditec AG in Berlin, he is responsible for aspects on regulatory affairs on international level. This includes the obtaining of approval and monitoring of international regulations. Another task is the change management of products 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
Head of Supply Chain
NHS South of England Procurement Services
Head of Procurement and Services
LMU University Hospital
Head of Logistics
University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein
Thomas is head of business organisation and project management for UKSH's own service company. He is also responsible for all logistical processes to ensure, together with the purchasing department, that doctors and nurses have all goods in their cabinets when they are needed. His professional roots lie mainly in the optimization of supply and transport logistics for hospitals and also in the management of a strategic purchasing department.
Head of Medical Supply Controlling
University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein
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
Business Development Manager
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.
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