Agile Procurement: Thriving through Disruption

15 May 2019 - 16 May 2019
08:30 - 17:30

Executive Briefings: 14 May 2019



InterContinental London - The O2
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Welcome to World Procurement Congress

As analytics becomes more powerful, procurement will be able to play an increasingly pivotal role in business decision-making. As such procurement professionals need the knowledge, tools and skill set to take an increasingly more active role in overall business strategy and leadership.


World Procurement Congress has established itself as the foremost global gathering for senior procurement professionals. Nowhere else will you gain the global insight, access to a more senior network of peers and authoritative content to equip you with the actionable insight, inspiration and networking to help you move forward, at speed.

Highlights from WPC 2018

Hear from the leading experts in the industry


World Procurement Congress 2018 was expertly chaired by Joe Agresta, Procurement Vice President, Johnson & Johnson.


Joe headed a speaker faculty featuring some of the most influential names in procurement, including:

  • Deborah Dull, Program Officer, Supply Chains, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Carlo de Notaristefani, President & CEO, GlobalOperations, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Christian Holzer, Group Head of Corporate Function Procurement Supply Management, ThyssenKrupp Group
  • Walter Charles, CPO, Biogen Inc
  • Thomas Udesen, Global Head of Procurement, Bayer AG
  • Cindy Elliott, VP Global Strategic Sourcing and Procurement, The Clorox Company
  • Fried-Walter Muenstermann, CPO, BASF
  • Catharina James, Entrepreneur & Inventor, Cambridge Nanosystems
  • GianlucaColombo, SVP, Ferrero

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Partnership opportunities at World Procurement Congress

Interact, engage and network with the largest global gathering of senior procurement executives by becoming a partner of World Procurement Congress 2019.

A partnership provides you with the perfect platform to showcase your business and expertise to 500+ procurement decision makers actively seeking your solutions.

We provide tailored solutions to maximise your experience – please contact partnerships@procurementleaders.com or call +44 (0)20 7819 1029 to enquire about the opportunities currently available.



Our Partners

Partners

Headline Partner

GEP

GEP helps global enterprises operate more efficiently and effectively, gain competitive advantage, boost profitability, and maximize business and shareholder value. Fresh thinking, innovative products, unrivaled domain and subject expertise, and smart, passionate people – this is how GEP creates and delivers unified business solutions of unprecedented scale, power and effectiveness. With 14 offices and operations centers in Europe, Asia and the Americas, GEP – based in Clark, NJ - helps enterprises worldwide realize their strategic, operational and financial objectives. To learn about our comprehensive range of strategic and managed services, please visit www.gep.com. For more about SMART by GEP, our cloud-native, unified source-to-pay platform, please visit www.smartbygep.com

Insight Partners

AlixPartners

In today’s fast paced global market timing is everything. You want to protect, grow or transform your business. To meet these challenges we offer clients small teams of highly qualified experts with profound sector and operational insight. Our clients include corporate boards and management, law firms, investment banks, investors and others who appreciate the candor, dedication, and transformative expertise of our teams. We will ensure insight drives action at that exact moment that is critical for success. When it really matters.

www.alixpartners.com

C2FO

Create real business impact for your organization by using C2FO to improve margins and strengthen your supply chain. As the world’s leading dynamic discounting solution, C2FO enables early invoice payment for a discount to your suppliers without impeding existing contracts. With more than 100,000 participating businesses across the globe, C2FO is the most trusted solution for Global 2000 companies and their suppliers. Learn more about accelerating innovation and results with your team at:

www.C2FO.com

Citi

Citi® Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) provides integrated cash management and trade finance services to multinational corporations, financial institutions and public sector organisations across the globe. Citi Commercial Cards forms part of the TTS business, offering a comprehensive range of payment solutions, with a greater level of control and spend visibility, to help organisations effectively manage their card programme. As a leading commercial card issuer, Citi offers a global footprint, supported by unrivalled card acceptance and a consistent global customer experience. We continue to lead the way in delivering innovative and tailored solutions.

www.citicommercialcards.com

Engagement Partners

RiskMethods

riskmethods empowers leading enterprises with an award-winning Supply Chain Risk Management solution that supports the complete process of identifying risk, assessing impact and mitigating risk. Our approach combines innovative Big Data and Artificial intelligence capabilities with insightful risk intelligence to ensure that the right people have the right information at the right time. Armed with a digitized representation of their supply network’s risk profile, our customers are able to make better decisions and achieve first-mover advantage in the face of threats.

www.riskmethods.net

ConnXus

ConnXus supplier management software solutions simplify the complexities of global supply chains and allow buyers to achieve their goals of responsible and sustainable sourcing. ConnXus is a CPUC-certified business enterprise based in Mason, Ohio with local, regional and international capabilities.

www.connxus.com

Networking Lounge Partners

The Smart Cube

At The Smart Cube, we research, we analyse, we understand. We share our insight with clients— information that isis relevant, practical, and most importantly actionable—to help them see possibilities, seize opportunities, and manage change to propel their business forward. To learn more about the power of insight, visit our website or contact us.

www.thesmartcube.com

Positive Purchasing

Positive Purchasing are industry leaders in driving procurement transformation across the globe. Combining expert training and tools with effective programs and methods, all supported by our proven digital platform, we help organizations deliver a dramatic improvement in their strategic procurement and negotiation outcomes. The result is lower costs, reduced risk, and ultimately, a performance boost and increased business profitability.

Each of our Category Management, Supplier Relationship Management or Buyer’s Toolkit - and specialist Negotiation - programs is built on a unique best practice methodology supported by high-impact learning and development. Available individually or as part of a complete Procurement Transformation incorporating competency assessment, functional diagnostic, strategic roadmap and governance, our programs have been implemented successfully in FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies spanning multiple industry sectors worldwide.

positivepurchasing.com

Sievo

Sievo is a leading procurement analytics company providing Spend Analysis, Savings Lifecycle Manage-ment, Spend Forecasting and Contract Management solutions, also featured as value leader in Spend Matters’ SolutionMap for Procurement and Spend Analysis. We help our clients identify opportunities, translate them into manageable savings projects, embed created value into budgets and ensure that the savings truly hit the bottom line.

At Sievo, we don’t stop at backward-looking analytics but deliver more by creating forward-looking forecasts and comprehensive analytics. By combining internal information with external data sources our machine learning technologies help revealing hidden value from the complex system landscapes with poor data quality.

Let us help to translate your procurement data into dollars.

www.sievo.com

Partnership opportunities

Interact, engage and network with the largest global gathering of senior procurement executives by becoming a partner of World Procurement Congress 2018.

A partnership provides you with the perfect platform to showcase your business and expertise to 500+ procurement decision makers actively seeking your solutions. 


We provide tailored solutions to maximise your experience – please contact us via email or call +44 (0)20 7819 1029 to enquire about the opportunities currently available.

 

2 day Congress + 1 seat at WPC Awards

GBP 2,695.00