3rd Annual Strategic Sourcing & Procurement MENA Summit

 

SEE THE PAST SPEAKERS & CASE STUDIES
FROM LAST ANNUAL

Levent
TOPCU
Technical Procurement Director
Bala
SUBRAMANYAN
Head of Group Procurement
Nurettin
EKIZOGLU
Head of Supply Chain Management
Sulaiman
PALLAK
Global Purchasing & Supply Chain Head
Waleed
ALMASHJARI
Head of Procurement
Hesham
ELABD
Senior Director Procurement

 

PAST CASE STUDIES INCLUDE

Nurettin EKIZOGLUHead of Supply Chain Management?
Novartis

Making difference through end-to-end planning in Supply Chain

The presentation will address the key elements of end-to-end planning in Supply Chain, the dynamics with Procurement and Sourcing, and lessons learned through real-life examples.

  • How to ensure ‘Reliable Execution’ by ‘Credible Planning’
  • Achieving ‘World Class Performance’ in Supply Chain
  • Sourcing and procurement role in end-to-end planning
Khalid Mohamed ABDULWAHABExecutive Director – Strategic Sourcing & Supply
Savola Foods Co.

Evolution of Procurement

The presentation will tackle the critical need to transform current archaic way of doing procurement and transform it from reactive solution to proactive one. It will also address the key priorities of procurement function in our business model that is looking for responsiveness, differentiated products and flexibility.

  • How to attract skilled professionals and why is the continuous education training of existing staff necessary?
  • Transformation of procurement from reactive to proactive
  • Should procurement have a say in the overall business strategy?
  • Saying ‘Goodbye’ to decentralized buying – a new way to go?
  • What is the influence of digital technology on procurement and sourcing?
Fayez Z. AL-KHALAFHead of Quality Assurance & Compliance
Arab National Bank

Quality Assurance as a Consumer Risk tool for cost cutting

To explore the various techniques of Quality Assurance to reduce the organization costs. The topic highlights the relationship between Consumer Risk and other departments. How Consumer Risk is used as a competitive tool to achieve sustainable saving. Highlight how to outsource noncore functions and utilize technology to work for you. This covers process automation, business process re-engineering, and process improvement.

  • The Important Role Risk Management plays in today’ s challenging economic conditions
  • Consumer Risk as a tool for sustainable cost savings
  • ‘When to’ decisions on outsourcing
Sulaiman PALLAKRegional Manager, Global Purchasing & Supply Chain Head
General Motors

The Impact of Supplier Relationships on Purchasing & Supply Chain

Ensuring the best prices through strategic sourcing is no longer perceived as a strategic capability of the procurement function. Strategic partnerships are at the top of the corporate agenda of many global organizations and managing supplier relationships is seen as one of the few remaining procurement topics that can still make a significant difference and drive a company’s competitive advantage.

  • Why is it important to establish alliances and strong relationships with key suppliers?
  • Objectives of an effective Supplier Relationship Management program with the key suppliers
  • Challenges and Issues when implementing an SRM program
  • Benefits to your organization in managing excellent supplier relationships
  • Towards a World-Class supplier relationship management execution
  • How can you establish world-class relationship programs in your organizations and reap the benefits

WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU ON BOARD IN 2019!

2018 CONFERENCE TOPICS

  • Digitalization of Procurement
  • Value Creation
  • Reducing Costs
  • Supplier Relationship
  • Transformation of procurement from reactive to proactive
  • Maximize opportunities, minimize risk, and respond to changes in the supply chain
  • How to attract skilled professionals and why is the continuous education training of existing staff necessary?
  • Understanding the customer service
  • How can procurement help mitigate the risks?
  • Creation of appropriate sourcing strategy in the digital age

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DESIGNED FOR

Members of board, C-level, Senior Vice Presidents, Vice Presidents, Directors and Heads of departments from retail, telecommunications, banking, airlines, hospitality and automotive industries involved in:

  • Procurement
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Supply Chain
  • Purchasing
  • Engineering
  • Maintenance
  • Logistics
  • Contracts
  • Operations
  • Resourcing

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