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STARTING TIME : 6:30 AM India Standard Time, 9:00 AM Singapore, Hongkong, Shanghai Time, 12:00 PM Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney Time.
9:00 - 9:15 AM SGT
KEYNOTE
The New (AB)Normal - Reshaping Business and Supply Chain Strategy Beyond Covid-19
Dr.-Yossi-Sheffi

Yossi Sheffi

Director
MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics

9:15 - 9:30 AM SGT
KEYNOTE
Powering Supply Chains of the Future
Adapting to the New Normal: Moving Businesses that Move the World

Thomas Knudsen

Managing Director
Toll Group

9:30 - 10:15 AM SGT
PANEL
Flexible Supply Chains: Adapting to the New Normal

Darren Wedding

Chief Supply Chain Officer
Super Retail Group

Dwiwahyu Haryo Suryo

Chief Supply Chain Officer
Paragon Technology And Innovation

Yanyan Zhang

Division Supply Chain Director
L'Oréal

Rajeev Sood

Senior Vice President - South East Asia & Indian Sub-Continent
Toll Global Forwarding

10:15 - 10:30 AM SGT
DEMO

10:30 - 10:45 AM SGT
BREAK
10:45 - 11:30 AM SGT
PANEL
Consumer-Centric Supply Chain Strategy

Priti Jauhari

Head of Supply Chain Technology Asia-Pacific
Johnson & Johnson

Ashish Pande

Head of Supply Chain South Asia Region
Nestlé

Gareth Davies

Head of Global Logistics
Lenovo

Amit Bagga

Chief Revenue Officer
FarEye

11:30 - 11:45 AM SGT
KEYNOTE
Driving Sustainability in Supply Chain
Pier-Luigi-SIgismondi

Pier Luigi Sigismondi

President
Dole Packaged Foods, LLC

11:45 - 12:00 PM SGT
KEYNOTE
From Buzzwords to Action: How to Unsilo Your Logistics and Supply Chain Operations

Amit Bagga

Chief Revenue Officer
FarEye

12:00 - 12:15 PM SGT
DEMO

12:15 - 12:45 PM SGT
BREAK
12:45 - 1:30PM SGT
PANEL
Supply Chain Visibility – Why Technology is Here to Stay

Swati Patil Rao

Head of APAC Supply Chain & Logistics
Zoetis Inc.

Rainer Wolf

Vice President & General Manager
Edwards Lifesciences

Eric Van Steen

VP of Supply Chain
Bridgestone Asia Pacific

Stephan de Barse

Executive Vice President
o9 Solutions, Inc.

1:30 - 1:45 PM SGT
DEMO

1:45 - 2:30 PM SGT
PANEL
Building Startup Ecosystems and New Ventures in Supply Chain

Marc Dragon

Managing Director
Reefknot Investments

Eng Keat LEE

Executive Director,Network Partnerships & Strategic Marketing
United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB)

2:30 - 2:45 PM SGT
KEYNOTE
Making it to the C-Level

Radu Palamariu

Managing Director
Alcott Global

2:45 - 3:00 PM SGT
FIRESIDE CHAT
Airlines in the Era of Covid-19

Turhan Özen

Chief Cargo Officer
Turkish Airlines

3:00 PM SGT
END OF DAY 1
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Dr.-Yossi-Sheffi

YOSSI SHEFFI

Director
MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics

Dr. Yossi Sheffi, professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he serves as Director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. He is an expert in systems optimization, risk analysis, and supply chain management, which are the subjects he teaches and researches at MIT. He is the author of many scientific publications and six books:

  • Urban Transportation Networks: Equilibrium Analysis with Mathematical Programming Methods (Prentice Hall, 1985)
  • The Resilient Enterprise: Overcoming Vulnerability for Competitive Advantage (MIT Press, 2005)
  • Logistics Clusters: Delivering Value and Driving Growth (MIT Press, 2012)
  • The Power of Resilience: How the Best Companies Manage the Unexpected (MIT Press 2015)
  • Balancing Green, When to Embrace Sustainability in a Business (and When Not To) (2018)
  • The new (AB)Normal – Reshaping Business and Supply Chain Strategy Beyond Covid-19 (2020)

Thomas Knudsen

Managing Director

Toll Group

Thomas Knudsen became Managing Director at Toll Group on 1 January 2020, after serving for two years as Toll’s President of Global Forwarding. At Toll, Thomas is leading an ambitious strategy to transform Toll into one of Asia Pacific’s leading transport and supply chain companies. Thomas is a senior executive with a global logistics career spanning more than 25 years. Thomas has held executive leadership, commercial, trade and route management roles in the Middle East, North America, Europe and Asia. Prior to joining Toll, Thomas was CEO, Asia Pacific at global logistics leader, Damco. Based in Singapore, he was responsible for the company’s day-to-day business operations for the Asia region, with more than 5000 colleagues in a region stretching from Japan to Myanmar.

Prior to joining Damco, Thomas spent two decades with A.P. Moller – Maersk. In his most recent role there, Thomas was the Asia Pacific Regional CEO for Maersk Line. In this role, he led all commercial activities across the region and was a member of Maersk’s global leadership team. Thomas holds an Executive Master of Management degree in Supply Chain from IE Business School, Madrid, Spain. Thomas has completed a number of executive programs at Harvard Business School, Insead and Cranfield.Originally from Denmark, Thomas is today based in Singapore where he has lived since 2010

Darren Wedding

Chief Supply Chain Officer

Super Retail Group

Darren Wedding is the Chief Supply Chain Officer of Super Retail Group, which is one of Australasia’s Top 10 retailers and is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, with a network which extends to over 670 retail stores and more than 12,000 team members across Australia, New Zealand and China.

With over 25 years of working experience, Darren has managed businesses and teams across the Asia Pacific Region, in various facets of supply chain, logistics and general management.

Dwiwahyu Haryo Suryo

Chief Supply Chain Officer

Paragon Technology And Innovation

Dwiwahyu Haryo is the Chief Supply chain Officer of Paragon Technology And Innovation.

Paragon is one of the largest cosmetic manufacturers in Indonesia, with more than 10.000 personnels all over Indonesia and annual production around 185 million beauty pieces.

A Senior Supply Chain/Operations Director, Dwiwahyu has over 22 years of professional experiences across various Supply Chain and R&D functions, primarily with leading Global FMCG companies. He has been in leadership & executive positions within diverse cultures and living experiences in Indonesia, Thailand, USA, and Singapore.

Yanyan Zhang

Division Supply Chain Director

L'Oréal

YanYan Zhang is the director of supply chain for the Luxe division of L’oreal.

YanYan has 10+ years’ experience in Supply Chain Management in emerging/mature countries across B2B and B2C industries.

Led regional and country S&OP cycles to manage service, inventory and supply chain related cost, and also has extensive experience in managing global/regional product launch

Rajeev Sood

Senior Vice President - South East Asia & Indian Sub-Continent

Toll Global Forwarding

Rajeev Sood is the Senior Vice President – South East Asia & Indian Sub-Continent for Toll Global Forwarding.

Rajeev has spent more than 25 years in the shipping and logistics industry. Worked in multicultural environments globally with main focus on Emerging Markets and Growth Economies, with a strong focus on Asia.

Priti Jauhari

Head of Supply Chain Technology Asia-Pacific

Johnson & Johnson

Priti Jauhari is Head of Supply Chain Business Technology, Asia-Pacific for Johnson & Johnson.

She partners with business leaders to define technology strategy in alignment with business priorities. Her areas of responsibility span across all J&J businesses: Consumer Products, Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices including Vision.

Priti has over 20 years of diverse technology-enabled business acceleration experience of which 10 years are in Consulting leading various large-scale, complex Regional and Global IT implementation projects in different industries like Consumer Products, Chemical & Petroleum, Automotive, Airline & Defense.

Ashish Pande

Head of Supply Chain South Asia Region

Nestlé

Ashish Pande is the Head of Supply Chain at Nestlé in the South Asia Region, responsible to formulate and execute the most competitive and value-added Supply Chain to ensure Nestlé South Asia business categories are able to deliver sustainable and Consumer led growth.

His expertise in Crisis management and Sourcing changes for short term and medium horizon to ensure business delivery for profitable growth. He is also responsible for the management and execution of the S&OP process at Nestlé India across all channels and product categories.

Gareth Davies

Head of Global Logistics

Lenovo

Gareth Davies is the Head of Global Logistics at Lenovo.

Amit Bagga

Chief Revenue Officer

FarEye

Amit Bagga is the Chief Revenue Officer at FarEye – Enabling Digital Logistics and Member Of The Board Of Advisors at 1CloudHub.

He has helmed significant Executive positions at Blue Yonder (JDA) and Oracle to drive profitable growth across the Asia Pacific region. Amit is an experienced business leader with a demonstrated history of driving growth in Cloud, Software, and IT Services companies. A strong leader with a successful background in Cloud solutions, Software and Services business growth, Partner strategies, Customer Success, Go-to-market Strategies, and Professional Services.
Pier-Luigi-SIgismondi

Pier Luigi Sigismondi

President

Dole Packaged Foods, LLC

For over 20 years, Pier-Luigi Sigismondi has worked at the intersection of purpose-led brands and value creation for the business. He is a strong believer of the proactive role companies can play against climate change, social equality and inclusion when doing business.

As President of Dole Worldwide Packaged Foods, a 169 year-old-brand, he is leading a profound transformation, with a vision to make it an iconic Nutrition and Wellness company. One that is driven by purpose, globally.

Prior to Dole, Pier-Luigi was the President of Unilever for South East Asia and Australasia. He joined Unilever and its Executive Board in 2009. Before joining Unilever, Pier-Luigi was Vice President of Corporate Operations Strategies at Nestle’ SA (CH) and VP Operations and R&D Nestle’ Mexico.

He has served as Non-Executive Director of Rexel SA Supervisory Board and was a Board Member of Ben & Jerry’s, one of the brightest purpose-led brands.

In August 2020, Pier Luigi was appointed non-Executive Chairman of Sustenir, a vertical farming start-up based in Singapore committed to deliver triple bottom-line value to Temasek and other future strategic investors committed to the urban farming industry.

Swati Patil Rao

Head of APAC Supply Chain & Logistics

Zoetis Inc.

Swati Patil Rao is the Head of APAC Supply Chain & Logistics at Zoetis Inc, a global animal health company serving veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.

Swati is a Senior Supply Chain professional with over 17 years experience in multiple FMCG categories/ brands across diverse geographies (Asia, Americas, Middle East & Europe) and at Zoetis she is responsible for demand planning, supply planning, logistics and warehousing operations for 24 markets, 8 core business units and 5 major product categories in the region.

Rainer Wolf

Vice President & General Manager

Edwards Lifesciences

Rainer Wolf is the Vice President & General Manager, Manufacturing Operations at Edwards Lifesciences, accountable for the representation of Edwards Lifesciences among relevant Singapore Government bodies, Industry Trade Associations and Asia-Pacific Business Partners.

Edwards Lifesciences partners with physicians to innovate products designed to help patients live longer, healthier and more productive lives, specializing in solutions for people fighting cardiovascular disease.

Eric Van Steen

VP of Supply Chain

Bridgestone Asia Pacific

Eric van Steen is the Vice President for Supply Chain at Bridgestone Asia Pacific, taking on responsibility for the procurement, manufacturing, planning and logistics activities across the Asia Pacific region.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Bridgestone Corporation is a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions, with a business presence in more than 150 countries worldwide.

Stephan de Barse

Executive Vice President

o9 Solutions, Inc.

Stephan de Barse has built the o9 Solutions organization in Europe and was promoted to Executive Vice President to lead all Go-To-Market Activities, globally.

He continues to play a strategic role in the adoption of the o9 technology at some of the top Fortune 500 companies, including the most recent to date engagements with Nestlé and ABInBev.

As a former Global Sales & Operations Director at Navico (Goldman Sachs owned manufacturer of marine electronics), he has developed solid expertise on the key differentiators of Supply Chain Software providers and the planning capabilities needed to achieve long-term business objectives.

Stephan is actively taking the role of a thought leader in the Supply Chain Community.

Marc Dragon

Managing Director

Reefknot Investments

Marc Dragon is the Managing Director of Reefknot Investments, which is a joint partnership between Temasek, Singapore’s state-owned fund, and the global logistics company Kuehne + Nagel. The firm is based in Singapore but will look for companies around the world that are raising their Series A or B rounds. With a focus on high growth technology companies pushing new frontiers within the supply chain and logistics space.

Marc has more than 20 years in the ICT & Management Consulting industry in Asia, mostly focused in the areas of Analytics, IT (Strategy, Applications, Infrastructure) and Supply Chain solutions. He started his career in Deloitte and IBM for many years and then transitioned in several roles in venture capital, entrepreneurial setups and active involvement in the start-up community in ASEAN, including being an Advisor/Mentor to startups.

Eng Keat LEE

Executive Director,Network Partnerships & Strategic Marketing

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB)

Eng Keat LEE is the Executive Director, Network Partnerships and Strategic Marketing at United Overseas Bank since June 2020.

Prior to joining UOB, Eng Keat has been involved in a variety of roles within Singapore Economic Development Board, for over 13 years, where he led the formulation of the strategy for the logistics & natural resources sectors between 2014-2018.

Radu palamariu

Managing Director
Alcott GLobal

Radu is the Managing Director Asia Pacific of Alcott Global and the Global Head of Supply Chain & Logistics Practice. He has been working on C-level and top management executive search assignments with Top Fortune 500 companies and local Asia conglomerates, particularly for manufacturing, logistics, transportation, supply chain management and ecommerce.

A frequent speaker at industry conferences across the region, he is a contributor on latest technologies shaping supply chains, as well as human resources trends and developments. He is the host of the “Leaders in Supply Chain” Podcast , which is consistently ranked among the top 10 global industry podcasts.

Radu has been featured in Bloomberg, Logistics Insight Asia, Bangkok Post as well as the MIT Supply Chain Talent Magazine. And has been named as one of the top 3 Global Supply Chain Influencers on LinkedIn.

Turhan Özen

Chief Cargo Officer

Turkish Airlines

Turhan Özen is currently the Chief Cargo Officer at Turkish Airlines.

With over 25 years of experience, Turhan has been the Distribution Operations Group Manager and Operations Director at TNT Logistics, where he had been involved since its establishment. For 10 years, he served as the managing director for the Middle East, North Africa, & Central Asia, respectively SVP in the health sector and business development groups for CEVA Logistics.