ProcureCon Pharma 2018

March 13-March 15, 2018

Radisson Blu Zurich Airport

44 (0) 207 368 9465

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Speakers

2018 Speakers

Alastair Eadie
Alastair Eadie
Procurement Director Europe, Canada and Latam
Bristol-Myers Squibb
John Everett
John Everett
EMEA Purchasing & Business Services Director
The Dow Chemical Company
EMEA Purchasing and Business Services Director for Dow Chemical. John has a 30 year track record delivering value originally via product development, then via market and e-business development and for the last 10 years via procurement. His contributions to Dow’s purchasing organization include: LCCS programs, segmenting & sourcing channels, innovation sourcing, M&A synergies and Purchasing as a Service Business primarily across direct spend. A believer in continuous professional development, John is also the chairperson of the Swiss branch of CIPS.org
Thomas Ebel
Thomas Ebel
Principal
McKinsey

Thomas is a Principal from the Düsseldorf office of McKinsey & Company, Inc., and is leading McKinsey's Pharmaceutical supply chain practice. Thomas has deep experience in optimizing supply chain strategy, planning, and logistics in pharmaceuticals and many other industries

Simeon Mellor
Simeon Mellor
Head of Global Commercial Categories, Global Procurement Team
AstraZeneca

Simeon manages 1bn of spend across global commercial categories at AstraZeneca, including Digital, Print & Market Research. Simeon has had extensive experience in a number of global category lead roles across IT as well as recently leading AstraZeneca’s Operating Model Implementation. Simeon is currently working on strategic initiatives to ensure local teams are working closely with centralized global procurement, and setting up a shared service centre.

Dan Kagan
Dan Kagan
CEO
Scientist.com

Dan is a bioengineer who has worked extensively with life science start-up companies. Prior to joining Scientist.com, he advised startups at eBoost Consulting, started a company called ChemoTactics and was the CTO of the UC-San Diego 100K Entrepreneur Challenge. In 2012, Dan was selected as a Siebel Scholar. Dan received an M.S. and Ph.D in Bioengineering from Joseph Wang’s lab at UCSD, where he was a Gordon Scholar. He received a B.S. degree, summa cum laude, from Rutgers in 2006.

Volker Bargon
Volker Bargon
Vice President Global Sourcing
Lonza
Christian Köser
Christian Köser
Category Manager Services, Global Procurement
Actelion Pharmaceuticals
Christian is global category manager for Actelion Pharmaceuticals at Johnson & Johnson. Before joining Actelion, Christian worked for Carlsberg Breweries global procurement organisation in Switzerland. He holds a MSc In Chemical Engineering from Technical University of Denmark, a MSc in Financial Management from University of London and a Brew Master degree from the Scandinavian School of Brewing.
Patrik Rojecki
Patrik Rojecki
Senior Sourcing Manager
Ferring Pharmaceuticals
Mark Hollison
Mark Hollison
Procurement and Strategic Sourcing Director
Vertex
Chad Trexler
Chad Trexler
VP Global Procurement
Parexel
Benny Hall
Benny Hall
CPO Indirect Purchasing, Group Operation
Getinge
Paresh Jani
Paresh Jani
Chief Procurement Officer
Norgine

Paresh was recently promoted to the role of Chief Procurement Officer for Norgine, a mid-size Pharma business based in the UK. Previously he served as the Head of Global Indirect Procurement giving him the best possible overview of internal and external relationships at the business. No stranger to ProcureCon Healthcare Paresh will be leading discussions and offering a networking exercise on March 2nd. 

Phillip Duncan
Phillip Duncan
Chief Procurement Officer
Takeda
Xavier Derouck
Xavier Derouck
Senior Manager Global Sourcing
GlaxoSmithKline

Xavier Derouck is Global Sourcing Senior Manager in charge of Single-Use Systems for GSK Vaccines. Xavier is also Subject Matter Expert for Suppliers Relationship Management. He has over 15 years’ experience in the procurement and supply chain, covering the automotive, chemical and pharma industry. Before he joined GSK, Xavier was Procurement Site Manager for the Baxter Medical Products major manufacturing site in EMEA.
In his current function, he is globally responsible for the purchase of all Single Use Systems within GSK Vaccines. His mission is to contribute and address the key challenges of the Single Use Systems in order to support their broadest use in the Bio industry. As subject matter expert for GSK Vaccines, he is also in charge of deploying the Supplier Relationship Management program to create value beyond price.
Xavier obtained his Post-graduate diploma of Trilingual negotiator in international trade from the University of Valenciennes (France). He has been a teacher for Procurement, Risk management and Quality in International Business Schools.

Jyothi Hartley
Jyothi Hartley
HR Global Category Leader
Smith and Nephew

Jyothi Hartley looks after the sales and marketing external spend globally and is the point person for all categories for Europe for Smith and Nephew, a global leader in medical device manufacturing. The global team she is part of numbers 8 all of whom report into the Senior Director Indirect Procurement. Key challenges Jyothi will be focusing on in the next 12 months include increasing engagement in the business to involve indirect procurement earlier in the budget planning, improving spend visibility in Sales & Marketing in more countries and to get better links between strategic sourcing tools for example RFQs and transaction (PO) systems.

Steve Cray
Steve Cray
Head Supplier Relationship Management, Small Molecule Technical Operations
Shire

Steve has been part of the Supplier Relationship Management team for Shire’s Small Molecule focused Operating Unit since the role was first established in 2008. His experience includes a number of fast paced growth oriented companies and spans finance, operations, business development and consulting.  This multi-faceted business experience has formed the basis for his business strategist and coach approach to the Supplier Relationship Management role. 

Geert  van Acker
Geert van Acker
Head of Procurement SGI
Lonza
Robin  Owen
Robin Owen
Director of Finance for Procurement
AstraZeneca
Sebastien Bals
Sebastien Bals
Chief Procurement Officer
UCB
Cheryl  King
Cheryl King
Chief Procurement Officer
Ipsen
Sean Cumbie
Sean Cumbie
Head of Biotech Procurement
AstraZeneca
Alex  Carroll
Alex Carroll
Procurement Innovation Lead
AstraZeneca
Silvia  Lopez
Silvia Lopez
Global Procurement Director
Almirall
Catherine  Jervis
Catherine Jervis
Global Alliance Leader, Global Pharma Procurement - Scientific Sourcing (GPPS)
Roche
Claire Nickols
Claire Nickols
Cancer Immunotherapy Investigator Site Alliance Relationship Manager
Roche
Magnus Lundgren
Magnus Lundgren
Chief Procurement Officer
Fresenius Medical Care North America
Trevor Jones
Former Global Head of R&D
Wellcome Group
Marc Vathauer
Head of Procurement Strategy & Performance
Bayer
Andreas Ruehe
Andreas Ruehe
VP Supply Chain Procurement, Diabetes and Vision Care
Johnson & Johnson
Pauline King
Senior Leader
CIPS Switzerland
Beat Mueller
Beat Mueller
Country Manager DACH Region(Germany, Austria & Switzerland)
AgileOne
Beat is a sales and management executive with strong leadership and operation management capabilities. He possesses more than 15 years of experience in providing international recruitment, payroll, talent acquisition and outsourcing solutions. His experience includes a focus on highly qualified talent for professional, technical and commercial specialties in Switzerland and internationally. In his role as country general manager for AgileOne in Switzerland, Beat is responsible for operations, sales and service management. He leads the strategic development of our client relationships and country specific value-added services. Prior to joining AgileOne, Beat was a country manager for a global, boutique staffing company and the business development director for a workforce solution provider in Europe. As an executive with one of the leading staffing agencies in Switzerland, Beat helped to grow the company’s business by offering high performance resources and talent management solutions for contract, permanent, payroll and outsourcing projects. Beat holds a technical and higher education degree in business administration, plus an executive diploma in General Management from the University of St. Gallen where he focused on leadership, strategy, finance, operations, and delivery. In addition to speaking some French, he is fluent in both German and English.
Karin Haegen-Gierer
Chief Procurement Officer
Sanofi
Adrian Doyle
Regional Head of Europe, Global Strategic Sourcing
Amgen
Aaron Siebierski
Global Sourcing Manager, Category Lead R&D and New Technology, Group Procurement
Merck
Madelyn Abreu
Category Manager, General & Administrative Services
Roche
Jan Bro Lausten
Jan Bro Lausten
Senior Category Manager, R&D
Novo Nordisk
Bill Young
Senior Leader
CIPS Switzerland
Kathrin Skiba
Kathrin Skiba
Associate Partner
McKinsey
Kathrin Skiba is an Associate Partner in the Hamburg office. She joined McKinsey in 2007 and is dedicating her work in the field of Pharmaceutical Operations. Kathrin is also leading POBOS Procurement, McKinsey’s global Pharmaceutical Procurement Benchmarking service line.

Our Speakers

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