Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Executive Roundtable

Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum
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Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Executive Roundtable

July 19, 2018 | The Gwen Hotel | Chicago, IL

Join like-minded Chief Procurement Officers and other senior procurement and strategic sourcing leaders for inspiration and insight, networking and learning, and proven strategies to improve your business practices.

Faculty Members Include

  • DAVID ACQUAVIVA (Sears Holdings), Divisional Vice President, Procurement
  • GOVIND ARORA (Snap-on, Inc.), Vice President, Worldwide Strategic Sourcing
  • ANNA BAREJ (McDonald’s), Senior Director Global Supply Chain, Indirect Procurement
  • JOHN BECVAR (Groupon), Chief Procurement Officer
  • GRANT BELE (Anixter), Director of Strategic Sourcing
  • JEFF BROMWICH (Potbelly Sandwich Works), Vice President, Enterprise Procurement
  • CHRIS BURGER (Tate & Lyle), Vice President, Global Procurement
  • JEFF BURRUS (On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina), Vice President, Purchasing
  • TED DAVIDSON (United Airlines, Inc.), Vice President Procurement
  • ROBIN DOUTHITT (John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc.), Vice President, Procurement
  • DON FAWCETT (Follett Corporation), Vice President, Sourcing
  • BRAD FREEMAN (Domino’s), Director of Procurement
  • ALEJANDRO GUSIS (Univar), Vice President, Indirect Procurement & Real Estate
  • THOMAS HEINZ (Bell Flavors & Fragrances), Director, Global Procurement
  • AHMET HEPDOGAN (Ferrara Candy Company), Vice President, Procurement
  • STEVE KATZFEY (Dover Corporation), Director, Global Sourcing - Direct Materials
  • LAURIE KING (Turtle Wax, Inc.), Senior Vice President of Global Operations & Strategic Solutions
  • DAVE KLEIN (Colliers International), National Procurement Manager, North America
  • KRAIG KNISS (Elkay), Vice President, Operations & Supply Chain
  • CRAIG LAUFER (Nielsen), Vice President, Global Procurement
  • NICK MATUSZEWSKI (Ulta), Senior Director, Procurement, Strategic Sourcing & Contracts
  • DANIEL MORRISSEY (Abbott Laboratories), Division Vice President, Procurement: Packaging, Chemicals & Ingredients
  • MARCELA MRUGALA (Barilla), Purchasing Director, Americas
  • JIM O’ROURKE (ConAgra Foods), Senior Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer
  • MARK OPPENHEIM (Filtration Group Corporation), Chief Procurement Officer
  • CLAUDIA ORTEGA (MacLean-Fogg Company), Vice President, Procurement
  • MIKE OZMERAL (Reyes Holdings L.L.C.), Chief Procurement Officer
  • CHAD PHIPPS (Sparton Corporation), Director of Supply Chain & Strategic Sourcing
  • KIRIT ROSARIO (True Value Company), Director, Strategic Sourcing
  • SONIA SAHAI (ARRIS), Director, Indirect Procurement
  • MEGAN SUNDERLAND (Beam Suntory), Chief Procurement Officer
  • GARY TKACZYK (Diageo), Director of Procurement, Ingredients, Logistics & Innovation
  • SHEA WELCH (Trustmark Insurance), Vice President, Enterprise Vendor Management
  • MELISSA WOHLTMANN (Panduit), Director, Global Sourcing

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Topics For Discussion

  • A Seat At The Table: Strengthening The Voice of Procurement Among Key Stakeholders
  • Beyond Cost-Cutting: Procurement Departments With A Value-Add Focus
  • Mitigating Supply Chain Risk Against Cyber Attacks And Data Breaches
  • Optimizing The Design Of Your Procurement Department

Venue: The Gwen Hotel

521 N Rush Street, Chicago, IL 60611

With a facade featuring sculpted panels dating from 1929, this upscale, contemporary hotel in the McGraw-Hill Building on the Magnificent Mile is a 3-minute walk from an El station and a 17-minute walk from Millennium Park.

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