ProcureCon Pharma 2018

March 13-March 15, 2018

Radisson Blu Zurich Airport

44 (0) 207 368 9465

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Evolution of Business Partnering at BMS

Evolution of Business Partnering at BMS


Find out how top Pharma business Bristol Myers Squibb is progressing with its journey towards best practice business partnering. Looking back across the past 2 years Alastair will share how BMS has moved from process-centric procurement to value-driven relationships and greater stakeholder satisfaction. Pick up tips and advice to improve your approach from this practical hands-on session.

The Natural Tension between ROI and ROP in Pharmaceutical Procurement

The Natural Tension between ROI and ROP in Pharmaceutical Procurement


The presentation outlines the national tension between typical ROI goals and those that broach the topic of ROP (Return on Procurement).   A true partnership allows the Retained Organisation to help the Client drive toward the goals of the business while tracking progress, planning the route and, and measuring the distance to the business’s endgame.

Future of Real Estate Services

Future of Real Estate Services


Christian delivers a presentation focusing on the daily challenges faced in the real estate and facilities arm on GSK in modernising its facilities. He explores how through research, procurement has  allowed him to resolve these daily obstacles in ultimately future proofing operational space by implementing  cost-effective strategies developed by those in procurement world.  

The Power of Partnering

The Power of Partnering


Find out how AstraZeneca’s global procurement organisation is incentivising and recognising business partnering as a key success factor in procurement performance measurement. Combining a strategic overview from the Chief Procurement Officer  with practical ‘how to’ examples from outstanding procurement team members, recognised for their skills in business partnering, this  interactive session will challenge you to act differently when you get back  to the office.

How to Enable the Changes Required to Integrate, Connect Procurement Inside the Business

How to Enable the Changes Required to Integrate, Connect Procurement Inside the Business


With so much disruption to the global business environment today it is a constant challenge for leaders of procurement organisations to gain the strongest mandate, engage internal stakeholders early enough, access the best tools and technology whilst optimising multiple processes. Find out how to achieve a better balance for your team during this interactive discussion with senior procurement leaders from big and medium size Pharma businesses.

How to Build Stronger Relationships Under Pressure

How to Build Stronger Relationships Under Pressure


Be inspired by Cathy O’Dowd’s experiences exploring and famously climbing Everest from both sides as she shares the hardships and achievements of working in teams in the most extreme environments on Earth. An expert motivational speaker, Cathy will help you identify ways to develop stronger bonds with all your stakeholders you never thought of before.

Lessons Learned from the Development of Trusting, Profitable Relationships with Suppliers

Lessons Learned from the Development of Trusting, Profitable Relationships with Suppliers


Discover how experienced procurement leaders approach building more profitable supplier relationships from the newly  appointed VP for Global Sourcing at Lonza, a medium size Pharma business. In this frank interview Volker will share recent examples of best practice engagement and collaboration with a range of Pharma suppliers from around the world to help you identify different strategies and methods of enabling innovation exchange and managing risk.

Bringing the outside in: GSK Procurement approach to Risk and Innovation

Bringing the outside in: GSK Procurement approach to Risk and Innovation


Find out how GSK global procurement is working with the business to develop a culture to recognise and manage risk and innovation. Addressing how innovation is being done at product and process levels, as well the risk that is being managed in business environments such as China. This interactive session offers new insights from a truly thought-provoking business leader.

How Johnson & Johnson Creates Value In Sustainable Procurement: Virtual Case Study

How Johnson & Johnson Creates Value In Sustainable Procurement: Virtual Case Study


In this virtual case study, Johnson & Johnson's Director of Sustainable Procurement John Ruebush discusses their approach toward aligning risk management with ways to select and invest in building relationships with the right suppliers to innovate with for the coming decades. EcoVadis Co-CEO Pierre-Francois Thaler provides an introduction with an overview of trends in sustainable procurement to set the stage.